episaturation

episaturation

What is episaturation?

episaturation meaning in Soil Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
The soil is saturated with water in one or more layers within 200 cm of the mineral soil surface and also has one or more unsaturated layers with an upper boundary above 200 cm depth, below the saturated layer(s) (a perched water table). See also endosaturation.

 

reference: Soil Science Society of America