Oklahoma Water Resources Center

Plant Available Water

COSMoS

Researchers at Oklahoma State University, led by Dr. Tyson Ochsner, are working with cutting edge technology that provides high-quality soil moisture data that may prove useful to help predict floods and wildfires. [more...]

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Plant available water is the amount of water in the soil that is potentially available for plant uptake.

Click the links below to see today’s maps.

 

 

Articles

Filling in the soil moisture mapping gaps (Sean Hubbard, October 2017)

How Dry Is It? (Water Lines article by Dr. Tyson Ochsner, April 2013)

Understanding the historical probability of drought (1/30/2013 PSS news release by Madeline Fisher)

What Will It Take to Break A Drought? (by Robert L. Woods)

 

Project

 

Document Actions
More Resources:

videos

 

Associated Pages:

Oklahoma Mesonet

 

Drought on the Farm

 

Cropping Systems (ex: No-Till)

 

Terrestrial Ecosystems  (ex: redcedar management)

 

Related Site:

Annual Drainage Maps
(soilmoisture.okstate.edu)