- moisture volume percentage
- The ratio of the volume of water in a soil to the total bulk volume of the soil .
A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special Reference to Environmental Karst Hydrology. Courtesy of the author & The Karst Waters Institute. 2002.
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