FutMon programme - development and application of water budget models

Soil profile at Micheldever Oak site
Soil profile at Micheldever Oak site

Soil Lysimeters
Soil Lysimeters

This is FutMon programme work package D3.

Sites

* indicates a Level II forest monitoring plot.

Oak

Beech

Measurements

  • Meteorology
  • Soil water retention characteristics
  • Soil chemistry
  • Soil moisture
  • Soil temperature
  • Soil solution chemistry
  • Phenology
  • Growth
  • Crown condition
  • Leaf area index
  • Biotic damage

Output

  • Data on soil moisture and water flux
    • Water availability
    • Drought stress
  • Calculation of improved water budget models
  • Data for derivation of drought stress indicators for forests