collecting undisturbed soil sample
collecting undisturbed soil sample

Soil and Water Lab

Soil and Water Lab :: NCSU Biological Agricultural Engineering

The Soil and Water Management Research Group conducts academic, research and extension programs in agricultural water management. The primary focus is on poorly drained, high water table soils with specific application to the Coastal Plains of North Carolina The purpose of the Soil and Water Lab is to assist the faculty, staff and graduate students with lab and field measurements of certain soil and water properties.

Types of soil lab tests:

  • Soil water retention curve
  • Bulk density of soil samples
  • Constant Head Permeameter
  • Hydrometer Method for Particle Size

Types tests for soils and field work: