Articles | Volume 8, issue 2
SOIL, 8, 507–515, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-8-507-2022
SOIL, 8, 507–515, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-8-507-2022
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29 Jul 2022
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An open Soil Structure Library based on X-ray CT data

Ulrich Weller et al.

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Soil structure is of central importance for soil functions. It is, however, ill defined. With the increasing availability of X-ray CT scanners, more and more soils are scanned and an undisturbed image of the soil's structure is produced. Often, a qualitative description is all that is derived from these images. We provide now a web-based Soil Structure Library where these images can be evaluated in a standardized quantitative way and can be compared to a world-wide data set.