Table 3 Aperture—Quantity measurement results.

From: Determining soil water characteristic curve of lime treated loess using multiscale structure fractal characteristic

Aperture level Loess Lime-treated loess
Pore quantity N Mean pore size (μm) Pore quantity N Mean pore size (μm)
1 16,626 0.57 35,586 0.49
2 13,991 0.87 33,222 0.69
3 8101 1.33 21,150 0.99
4 4442 2.03 11,597 1.43
5 2586 3.09 7194 2.04
6 1511 4.72 4567 2.92
7 927 7.19 2781 4.18
8 579 10.98 1605 5.98
9 359 16.75 952 8.56
10 205 25.55 548 12.24
11 126 38.96 310 17.51
12 57 59.43 169 25.06
13 31 90.64 83 35.85
14 12 138.24 39 51.29
15 2 210.85 16 73.39