Work Packages

Task level interactions between academia and industry

Task level interactions between academia and industry

Work Package 1: Design, manufacturing, and validation of high-capacity tensiometer
(Objectives 1-3)

Partners: UMS Munich, University of Strathclyde, Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour, Delft University of Technology

Task 1.1: Design and manufacturing of high-capacity tensiometers
Task 1.2: Design and manufacturing of ancillary equipment
Task 1.3: Procedures for saturation of the porous filter

Work Package 2: Design, manufacturing, and validation of penetrometer
(Objectives 4-6)

Partners: Tecnopenta, University of Strathclyde, Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour, Delft University of Technology

Task 2.1: Design and manufacturing of penetrometer tip
Task 2.2: Design and manufacturing of saturation device
Task 2.3: Validation in calibration chamber

Work Package 3: Validation of geo-physical methods for water content imaging/monitoring
(Objectives 7-9)

Partners: G IMPULS, University of Strathclyde, Delft University of Technology

Task 3.1: Calibration functions for geophysical methods
Task 3.2: Scale effects on calibration functions
Task 3.3: Comparison of different geophysical methods

Work Package 4: Design, implementation, and validation of software for data control
(Objectives 10-12)

Partners: Pessl Instruments, University of Strathclyde, Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour

Task 4.1: Development of one-dimensional model for water flow
Task 4.2: Development of optimisation procedure for data control
Task 4.3: Validation of data control approach

Work Package 5: ‘Benchmark’ instrumented field site
(Objectives 13-15)

Partners: G IMPULS, UMS Munich, Tecnopenta, Pessl Instruments, University of Strathclyde, Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour, Delft University of Technology

Task 5.1: Instrument selection and calibration
Task 5.2: Instrument installation
Task 5.3: Data collection and processing

Work Package 6: Knowledge Management, IPR protection and Dissemination
(Objectives 16-18)

Partners: G IMPULS, UMS Munich, Tecnopenta, Pessl Instruments, University of Strathclyde, Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour, Delft University of Technology

Task 6.1: Intellectual property protection
Task 6.2: Plan for the use of the foreground
Task 6.3: Dissemination
Task 6.4: Outreach activities
Task 6.5: Web site with information on scientific technological achievements in MAGIC