MoisturEC: R-based GUI to combine electrical conductivity data with point moisture measurements

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MoisturEC is an R-based GUI used to combine electrical conductivity (EC) data with point moisture measurements for an updated moisture estimate capitalizing on the accuracy of point moisture measurements and the spatial coverage of EC data. It is assumed that the EC data have been inverted already and that EC values correspond to points in space.

MoisturEC

  • Combines 2D or 3D electrical conductivity and point moisture data into single moisture estimate
  • Is open source, allowing the user to view or modify the code
  • Provides convenient, visual framework to estimate moisture from EC data, with three options for EC-moisture conversion
  • Provides numerous interactive plots of data and results
  • Determines appropriate level of smoothing of the final estimate based on user supplied information on data error, parameter error, and resolution
  • Outputs plots and text files of results

 

Suggested Software/Code Citation for mositurEC

Terry, Neil and Day-Lewis, F.D., 2018, MoisturEC version 1.0: U.S. Geological Survey Software Release, 28 February 2018, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7862FC7

 

Suggested Report Citation for moisturEC

Terry, Neil, Day-Lewis, F.D., Werkema, D., and Lane, J.W., 2018, MoisturEC: a new R program for moisture content estimation from electrical conductivity data: Groundwater, https://doi.org/10.1111/gwat.12650.

 

 

Screenshot of graphical display for MoisturEC

Screenshot of graphical display for MoisturEC. (Public domain.)