ZONES HUMIDES DE MOSELLE

Location:France
Area:519 acres (210 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

Western European broadleaf forests

Soils

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Protected Area Boundary
 A
  
Share50 %30 %20 %
Soil TypeEutric CambisolsEutric CambisolsGleyic Luvisols
Topsoil TextureFineFineMedium
Reference Depth100 cm100 cm100 cm
DrainageModerately wellModerately wellPoor
Available Water Capacity150 m150 m100 m
Root ObstacleNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cm
Impermeable LayerNone to 150 cmNone to 150 cm40 - 80 cm
Soil Water RegimeWet within 80 cm for 3 to 6 months, but not 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 for 3 to 6 months, but not wet within 40 cm for over 1 month
Topsoil Properties
Gravel10 %10 %5 %
Sand23 %23 %47 %
Silt29 %29 %29 %
Clay48 %48 %24 %
USDA TextureClayClayLoam
Reference Bulk Density1.25 g/cm³1.25 g/cm³1.39 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.28 g/cm³1.28 g/cm³1.54 g/cm³
Organic Carbon1.17 %1.17 %0.83 %
PH6.76.76.3
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity50 cmol kg⁻¹50 cmol kg⁻¹46 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity27 cmol kg⁻¹27 cmol kg⁻¹16 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation89 %89 %93 %
Total Exchangeable Bases22.1 cmol kg⁻¹22.1 cmol kg⁻¹14.9 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0.1 %0.1 %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
Gravel24 %24 %6 %
Sand26 %26 %39 %
Silt29 %29 %27 %
Clay45 %45 %34 %
USDA TextureClayClayClay loam
Reference Bulk Density1.26 g/cm³1.26 g/cm³1.33 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.35 g/cm³1.35 g/cm³1.65 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.58 %0.58 %0.28 %
PH777
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity51 cmol kg⁻¹51 cmol kg⁻¹44 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity25 cmol kg⁻¹25 cmol kg⁻¹16 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation97 %97 %99 %
Total Exchangeable Bases25.9 cmol kg⁻¹25.9 cmol kg⁻¹15.9 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0.3 %0.3 %0.4 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium1 %1 %2 %
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.