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ns4 Tomography in soil science

E. B. Skvortsova1, E. V. Shein1,2, K. N. Abrosimov1, K. M. Gerke1,3, D. V. Korost1,2, K. A. Romanenko1, V. S. Belokhin2, and A. V.  Dembovetskii2

1Dokuchaev Soil Science Institute, Pyzhevskiy per. 7, Moscow 119017, Russia
2Moscow State University, Leninskie Gory, Moscow 119991, Russia
3Institute of Geosphere Dynamics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky prospect 38-1, Moscow 119334, Russia

The main advantages of applying computed tomography to studying soil samples include non-invasiveness, independence of the moisture content in the samples and the possibility for mathematical modelling. The methodological problems of this imaging technique include restrictions of the sample size, resolution limitations and segmentation difficulties.

Key words: computed tomography, imaging, soil structure, soil pore space.

DOI: 10.19047/0136-1694-2016-86-28-34

For citation: Skvortsova E.B., Shein E.V., Abrosimov K.N., Gerke K.M., Korost D.V., Romanenko K.A., Belokhin V.S., and  Dembovetskii A.V. Tomography in soil science , Byulleten Pochvennogo instituta im. V.V. Dokuchaeva, 2016, Vol. 86, pp. 28-34. doi: 10.19047/0136-1694-2016-86-28-34


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