Eich-Gimbsheimer Altrhein

Location:Germany
Area:1,675 acres (678 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
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Share30 %20 %20 %20 %10 %
Soil TypeEutric FluvisolsDystric FluvisolsEutric GleysolsEutric CambisolsUmbric Gleysols
Topsoil TextureMediumCoarseMediumCoarseMedium
Reference Depth100 cm100 cm100 cm100 cm100 cm
DrainagePoorPoorPoorWellPoor
Available Water Capacity75 m75 m75 m15 m150 m
Phase 1GravellyGravellyGravellyGravelly 
Root ObstacleNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cm
Soil Water RegimeWet within 80 cm for 3 to 6 months, but not wet within 40 cm for over 1 monthWet within 80 cm for 3 to 6 months, but not wet within 40 cm for over 1 monthWet within 80 cm over 6 months, but not wet within 40 cm for over 11 monthNot wet within 80 cm for over 3 months, nor wet within 40 cm for over 1 monthWet within 40 cm depth for over 11 month
Topsoil Properties
Gravel4 %10 %4 %10 %4 %
Sand39 %79 %37 %77 %38 %
Silt40 %12 %40 %14 %42 %
Clay21 %9 %23 %9 %20 %
USDA TextureLoamSandy loamLoamSandy loamLoam
Reference Bulk Density1.4 g/cm³1.6 g/cm³1.38 g/cm³1.6 g/cm³1.4 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.36 g/cm³1.39 g/cm³1.35 g/cm³1.5 g/cm³1.31 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.86 %0.87 %1.07 %0.7 %4.59 %
PH7.25.36.26.95.2
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity63 cmol kg⁻¹34 cmol kg⁻¹41 cmol kg⁻¹49 cmol kg⁻¹34 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity16 cmol kg⁻¹5 cmol kg⁻¹13 cmol kg⁻¹7 cmol kg⁻¹20 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation91 %55 %88 %91 %82 %
Total Exchangeable Bases16.9 cmol kg⁻¹2.1 cmol kg⁻¹10.2 cmol kg⁻¹6.7 cmol kg⁻¹1.8 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0.5 %0 %0 %0.1 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium2 %3 %2 %2 %2 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel7 %17 %5 %20 %5 %
Sand41 %79 %36 %67 %38 %
Silt38 %11 %36 %16 %32 %
Clay21 %10 %28 %17 %30 %
USDA TextureLoamSandy loamClay loamSandy loamClay loam
Reference Bulk Density1.4 g/cm³1.58 g/cm³1.35 g/cm³1.48 g/cm³1.34 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.39 g/cm³1.5 g/cm³1.5 g/cm³1.5 g/cm³1.49 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.38 %0.26 %0.37 %0.4 %0.67 %
PH7.55.56.67.35.2
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity61 cmol kg⁻¹38 cmol kg⁻¹42 cmol kg⁻¹48 cmol kg⁻¹38 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity14 cmol kg⁻¹4 cmol kg⁻¹13 cmol kg⁻¹8 cmol kg⁻¹11 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation96 %46 %90 %91 %86 %
Total Exchangeable Bases15.2 cmol kg⁻¹1.5 cmol kg⁻¹11.9 cmol kg⁻¹9.3 cmol kg⁻¹10 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate2.5 %0 %0 %0.1 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium3 %2 %2 %2 %4 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 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.
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