Adolfsburg - Bornberg - Sülzenberg

Location:Germany
Area:366 acres (148 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data
Köppen climate classification:Cfb (Climate: warm temperate; Precipitation: fully humid; Temperature: warm summer)
Natura 2000 Data Sheet:View Data Sheet  Explanatory notes

Ecoregions

Western European broadleaf forests

Soils

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Protected Area Boundary
 A
  
Share50 %30 %20 %
Soil TypeVertic CambisolsVertic CambisolsEutric Gleysols
Topsoil TextureFineFineFine
Reference Depth100 cm100 cm100 cm
DrainageModerately wellModerately wellVery poor
Available Water Capacity150 m100 m150 m
Root ObstacleNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cm
Impermeable LayerNone to 150 cm40 - 80 cm80 - 150 cm
Soil Water RegimeNot wet within 80 cm for over 3 months, nor wet within 40 cm for over 1 monthNot wet within 80 cm for over 3 months, nor wet within 40 cm for over 1 monthWet within 80 cm over 6 months, but not wet within 40 cm for over 11 month
Misc. PropertyVertic (cracks of more than 1 cm wide)Vertic (cracks of more than 1 cm wide) 
Topsoil Properties
Gravel2 %2 %1 %
Sand20 %20 %17 %
Silt29 %29 %32 %
Clay51 %51 %51 %
USDA TextureClayClayClay
Reference Bulk Density1.23 g/cm³1.23 g/cm³1.22 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.43 g/cm³1.43 g/cm³1.25 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.96 %0.96 %1.25 %
PH7.37.35.8
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity54 cmol kg⁻¹54 cmol kg⁻¹37 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity36 cmol kg⁻¹36 cmol kg⁻¹25 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation94 %94 %78 %
Total Exchangeable Bases27.4 cmol kg⁻¹27.4 cmol kg⁻¹18.9 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0.3 %0.3 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium1 %1 %2 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel4 %4 %1 %
Sand18 %18 %19 %
Silt29 %29 %29 %
Clay53 %53 %52 %
USDA TextureClayClayClay
Reference Bulk Density1.22 g/cm³1.22 g/cm³1.23 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.46 g/cm³1.46 g/cm³1.35 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.43 %0.43 %0.45 %
PH7.77.76
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity61 cmol kg⁻¹61 cmol kg⁻¹40 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity35 cmol kg⁻¹35 cmol kg⁻¹23 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation99 %99 %84 %
Total Exchangeable Bases34.3 cmol kg⁻¹34.3 cmol kg⁻¹17 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate4 %4 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium2 %2 %3 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 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.
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263