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Variation in spectral and mass dimension on 3D soil image processing
Año:2009
Áreas de investigación
  • Matemáticas
Datos
Descripción
Knowledge on three dimensional soil pore architecture is important for understanding soil processes as it controls biological, chemical and physical processes on various scales. Recent advances in non-destructive imaging, such as X-ray Computed Tomography (CT), provide several ways to analyze pore space features mainly concentrating on the visualization of soil structure. Fractal formalism has revealed as useful tool in these cases where highly complex and heterogeneous medium are studied. One of these quantifications is mass dimension (Dm) and spectral dimension (d) applied for water and gas diffusion coefficient in soil. At the same time that these techniques give a unique opportunity to quantify and describe pore space, they presents steps in their procedures on which the results depend. In this work, intact soil samples were collected from four horizons of a Brazilian soil and 3D images, of 45.1 micro-m resolution (256x256x256 voxels), were obtained. Four different threshold criteria were used to transform CT grey-scale imagery in binary imagery (pore/solid), based on the frequency of CT units. Then the threshold effect on the estimation of Dm and d, as well as their ratio was studied
Internacional
Si
Nombre congreso
EGU 2009 - Educational and Outreach Symposia
Tipo de participación
960
Lugar del congreso
Viena, Austria
Revisores
Si
ISBN o ISSN
978-83-6420-226-1
DOI
Fecha inicio congreso
19/04/2009
Fecha fin congreso
24/04/2009
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Título de las actas
Variation in spectral and mass dimension on 3D soil image processing
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Participantes
  • Autor: D. Andina
  • Autor: M.E. Sánchez
  • Autor: J. Jiménez
  • Autor: Ana Maria Tarquis Alfonso (UPM)
  • Autor: J. Fabrecat
  • Autor: J.W. Crawford
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Centro de Estudios e Investigación para la Gestión de Riesgos Agrarios Medioambientales (CEIGRAM)
  • Departamento: Matemática Aplicada a la Ingeniería Agronómica
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