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Instrument: SOIL HEAT PROBE
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Description
Soil heat probes determine the soil moisture content
by measuring the time taken for a known pulse of heat to
dissipate into the soil. The wetter the soil, the quicker
the heat dissipates. Heat probe sensors can be linked to
a data logger to take continuous readings.

[Summary provided by the Queensland Government]