In this 40-minute recording, Beth Guertal, Ph.D., examines terms associated with water movement in soils. First will be a discussion on the basics of properties of water, focused on adhesion and cohesion. Next, we will cover water movement in saturated and unsaturated conditions, and how this affects drainage and water flow. This talk goes hand-in-hand with the second in the series, Soil Physical Properties, for your basic background knowledge.
Original recording: June 2020 Education points: 0.06
About the Instructor
Elizabeth Guertal, Ph.D., is a professor at Auburn University. She earned her bachelors and masters from The Ohio State University and her Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University. Guertal's research interests and areas of focus include soil fertility, turfgrass management and the flux of fertilizer nutrients in the turfgrass environment. Her university appointment includes 50% teaching and 50% research. She has been a GCSAA faculty member since 2001 teaching both seminars and webinars.