RIED DE COLMAR A SELESTAT, BAS-RHIN

Location:France
Area:11,830 acres (4,788 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
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Share 70 %30 %50 %30 %20 %
Soil TypeDystric FluvisolsEutric GleysolsTerric HistosolsCalcaric CambisolsEutric CambisolsRendzic Leptosols
Topsoil TextureCoarseFineMediumFineFineMedium
Reference Depth100 cm100 cm100 cm100 cm100 cm30 cm
DrainagePoorVery poorVery poorModerately wellModerately wellImperfectly
Available Water Capacity150 m150 m150 m100 m150 m15 mm
Phase 1     Stony
Root ObstacleNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cm40 - 60 cm 
Impermeable LayerNone to 150 cm80 - 150 cm80 - 150 cm40 - 80 cmNone to 150 cm 
Soil Water RegimeNot 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 monthWet within 40 cm depth for over 11 monthWet 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 month 
Topsoil Properties
Gravel10 %1 %28 %5 %10 %16 %
Sand79 %17 %35 %19 %23 %37 %
Silt12 %32 %33 %32 %29 %44 %
Clay9 %51 %32 %49 %48 %19 %
USDA TextureSandy loamClayClay loamClayClayLoam
Reference Bulk Density1.6 g/cm³1.22 g/cm³1.32 g/cm³1.24 g/cm³1.25 g/cm³1.41 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.39 g/cm³1.25 g/cm³0.28 g/cm³1.28 g/cm³1.28 g/cm³1.24 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.87 %1.25 %39.4 %0.87 %1.17 %2.13 %
PH5.35.85.67.86.77.5
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity34 cmol kg⁻¹37 cmol kg⁻¹45 cmol kg⁻¹57 cmol kg⁻¹50 cmol kg⁻¹80 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity5 cmol kg⁻¹25 cmol kg⁻¹87 cmol kg⁻¹30 cmol kg⁻¹27 cmol kg⁻¹27 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation55 %78 %75 %100 %89 %100 %
Total Exchangeable Bases2.1 cmol kg⁻¹18.9 cmol kg⁻¹59.5 cmol kg⁻¹46.6 cmol kg⁻¹22.1 cmol kg⁻¹28.8 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %0 %4.9 %0.1 %6 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %0.1 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium3 %2 %1 %1 %1 %2 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.2 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel17 %1 %5 %5 %24 % 
Sand79 %19 %52 %23 %26 % 
Silt11 %29 %23 %35 %29 % 
Clay10 %52 %25 %42 %45 % 
USDA TextureSandy loamClaySandy clay loamClayClay 
Reference Bulk Density1.58 g/cm³1.23 g/cm³1.38 g/cm³1.26 g/cm³1.26 g/cm³ 
Bulk Density1.5 g/cm³1.35 g/cm³0.18 g/cm³1.35 g/cm³1.35 g/cm³ 
Organic Carbon0.26 %0.45 %38.46 %0.39 %0.58 % 
PH5.565.88.17 
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity38 cmol kg⁻¹40 cmol kg⁻¹49 cmol kg⁻¹58 cmol kg⁻¹51 cmol kg⁻¹ 
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity4 cmol kg⁻¹23 cmol kg⁻¹88 cmol kg⁻¹26 cmol kg⁻¹25 cmol kg⁻¹ 
Base Saturation46 %84 %96 %100 %97 % 
Total Exchangeable Bases1.5 cmol kg⁻¹17 cmol kg⁻¹81.8 cmol kg⁻¹44.8 cmol kg⁻¹25.9 cmol kg⁻¹ 
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %0 %11.2 %0.3 % 
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %0 %0 % 
Exchangeable Sodium2 %3 %1 %2 %1 % 
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.2 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.