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Soil water-filled pore space

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Water-filled pore space (WFPS) is the ratio of volumetric soil water content to total soil porosity. A soil’s WFPS is determined simply from its bulk density and moisture content, because particle and water densities are stable at ~2.6 and 1 kg/l respectively.

Preferred Units: percent

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