Elberndorfer und Oberes Zinser Bachtal

Area:287 acres (116 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


Western European broadleaf forests


Protected Area Boundary
Share90 %10 %
Soil TypeDystric CambisolsUmbric Leptosols
Topsoil TextureMediumMedium
Reference Depth100 cm30 cm
DrainageModerately wellImperfectly
Available Water Capacity100 m15 mm
Phase 1StonyStony
Root ObstacleNone to 80 cm 
Impermeable LayerNone to 150 cm 
Soil Water RegimeNot wet within 80 cm for over 3 months, nor wet within 40 cm for over 1 month 
Topsoil Properties
Gravel10 %6 %
Sand42 %49 %
Silt38 %31 %
Clay20 %20 %
USDA TextureLoamLoam
Reference Bulk Density1.41 g/cm³1.43 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.3 g/cm³1.1 g/cm³
Organic Carbon1.45 %2.4 %
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity32 cmol kg⁻¹34 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity12 cmol kg⁻¹12 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation38 %36 %
Total Exchangeable Bases4.3 cmol kg⁻¹4.7 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium2 %4 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel19 % 
Sand45 % 
Silt35 % 
Clay20 % 
USDA TextureLoam 
Reference Bulk Density1.42 g/cm³ 
Bulk Density1.36 g/cm³ 
Organic Carbon0.5 % 
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity35 cmol kg⁻¹ 
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity9 cmol kg⁻¹ 
Base Saturation33 % 
Total Exchangeable Bases2.6 cmol kg⁻¹ 
Calcium Carbonate0 % 
Calcium Sulphate0 % 
Exchangeable Sodium2 % 
Electrical Conductivity0.1 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