Vadose Zone

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Vadose Zone?

The zone between land surface and the water table within which the moisture content is less than saturation (except in the capillary fringe) and pressure is less than atmospheric. Soil pore space also typically contains air or other gases. The capillary fringe is included in the vadose zone.

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