Articles | Volume 20, issue 3
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 1269–1288, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-20-1269-2016
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 1269–1288, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-20-1269-2016
Research article
30 Mar 2016
Research article | 30 Mar 2016

Use of cosmic-ray neutron sensors for soil moisture monitoring in forests

Ingo Heidbüchel et al.

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Cosmic-ray neutron sensors bridge the gap between point-scale measurements of soil moisture and remote sensing applications. We tested four distinct methods to calibrate the sensor in a temperate forest environment using different soil moisture weighting approaches. While the variable leaf biomass of the deciduous trees had no significant influence on the calibration, it proved necessary to modify the standard calibration method to achieve the best sensor performance.