Articles | Volume 14, issue 1
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-151-2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-151-2021
Development and technical paper
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12 Jan 2021
Development and technical paper |  | 12 Jan 2021

Updated European hydraulic pedotransfer functions with communicated uncertainties in the predicted variables (euptfv2)

Brigitta Szabó, Melanie Weynants, and Tobias K. D. Weber

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This paper presents updated European prediction algorithms (euptf2) to compute soil hydraulic parameters from easily available soil properties. The new algorithms lead to significantly better predictions and provide a built-in prediction uncertainty computation. The influence of predictor variables on predicted soil hydraulic properties is explored and practical guidance on how to use the derived PTFs is provided. A website and an R package facilitate easy application of the updated predictions.