Articles | Volume 23, issue 6
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 2615–2635, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-2615-2019
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 2615–2635, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-23-2615-2019

Research article 18 Jun 2019

Research article | 18 Jun 2019

Mapping soil hydraulic properties using random-forest-based pedotransfer functions and geostatistics

Brigitta Szabó et al.

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This paper analyzes differences in the performance of the indirect and direct mapping method to derive 3-D soil hydraulic maps. Maps of saturated water content, field capacity and wilting point are presented for a 5775 km2 catchment at 100 m resolution. Advantages and disadvantages of the two methods are discussed. The absolute difference in soil water retention values is less than 0.025 cm3 cm−3 between maps derived with indirect and direct methods for 65–86 % of the catchment.