Oberneulander Wümmeniederung

Location:Germany
Area:728 acres (295 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data
Natura 2000 Data Sheet:View Data Sheet  Explanatory notes

Ecoregions

Atlantic mixed forests

Soils

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Protected Area Boundary
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Share60 %20 %15 %5 %
Soil TypeTerric HistosolsFibric HistosolsUmbric GleysolsDystric Gleysols
Topsoil TextureMediumFineMediumMedium
Reference Depth100 cm100 cm100 cm100 cm
DrainageVery poorVery poorPoorPoor
Available Water Capacity150 m150 m150 m150 m
Root ObstacleNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cm
Impermeable LayerNone to 150 cmNone to 150 cm  
Soil Water RegimeWet within 40 cm depth for over 11 monthWet within 40 cm depth for over 11 monthWet within 80 cm over 6 months, but not wet within 40 cm for over 11 monthWet within 80 cm over 6 months, but not wet within 40 cm for over 11 month
Topsoil Properties
Gravel28 %1 %4 %2 %
Sand35 %20 %38 %40 %
Silt33 %40 %42 %39 %
Clay32 %40 %20 %21 %
USDA TextureClay loamClayLoamLoam
Reference Bulk Density1.32 g/cm³1.26 g/cm³1.4 g/cm³1.4 g/cm³
Bulk Density0.28 g/cm³0.1 g/cm³1.31 g/cm³1.3 g/cm³
Organic Carbon39.4 %33.63 %4.59 %1.17 %
PH5.64.35.25.1
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity45 cmol kg⁻¹45 cmol kg⁻¹34 cmol kg⁻¹25 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity87 cmol kg⁻¹77 cmol kg⁻¹20 cmol kg⁻¹11 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation75 %62 %82 %47 %
Total Exchangeable Bases59.5 cmol kg⁻¹31.4 cmol kg⁻¹1.8 cmol kg⁻¹5.5 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %0 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium1 %2 %2 %1 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel5 %2 %5 %6 %
Sand52 %47 %38 %41 %
Silt23 %26 %32 %34 %
Clay25 %27 %30 %25 %
USDA TextureSandy clay loamSandy clay loamClay loamLoam
Reference Bulk Density1.38 g/cm³1.38 g/cm³1.34 g/cm³1.38 g/cm³
Bulk Density0.18 g/cm³0.1 g/cm³1.49 g/cm³1.36 g/cm³
Organic Carbon38.46 %32.89 %0.67 %0.4 %
PH5.84.65.25.3
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity49 cmol kg⁻¹71 cmol kg⁻¹38 cmol kg⁻¹29 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity88 cmol kg⁻¹78 cmol kg⁻¹11 cmol kg⁻¹10 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation96 %40 %86 %47 %
Total Exchangeable Bases81.8 cmol kg⁻¹27.4 cmol kg⁻¹10 cmol kg⁻¹6.1 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %0 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium1 %1 %4 %1 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-1
Soil data provided by FAO/IIASA/ISRIC/ISSCAS/JRC, 2012. Harmonized World Soil Database (version 1.2). FAO, Rome, Italy and IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria.