Bracket`s Coppice

Location:England, United Kingdom
Area:133 acres (54 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Köppen climate classification:Cfb (Climate: warm temperate; Precipitation: fully humid; Temperature: warm summer)
Natura 2000 Data Sheet:View Data Sheet  Explanatory notes

Ecoregions

Celtic broadleaf forests

Soils

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Protected Area Boundary
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Share40 %30 %10 %10 %10 %
Soil TypeGleyic CambisolsCalcic GleysolsEutric CambisolsEutric GleysolsStagnic Luvisols
Topsoil TextureFineFineFineFineMedium
Reference Depth100 cm100 cm100 cm100 cm100 cm
DrainagePoorVery poorModerately wellVery poorPoor
Available Water Capacity50 m75 m150 m75 m100 m
Root ObstacleNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cm40 - 60 cmNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cm
Impermeable Layer0 - 40 cm0 - 40 cmNone to 150 cm0 - 40 cm40 - 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 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 80 cm over 6 months, but not wet within 40 cm for over 11 monthWet within 80 cm for 3 to 6 months, but not wet within 40 cm for over 1 month
Topsoil Properties
Gravel10 %1 %10 %1 %4 %
Sand19 %22 %23 %17 %37 %
Silt32 %24 %29 %32 %44 %
Clay49 %54 %48 %51 %19 %
USDA TextureClayClayClayClayLoam
Reference Bulk Density1.24 g/cm³1.23 g/cm³1.25 g/cm³1.22 g/cm³1.41 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.31 g/cm³1.23 g/cm³1.28 g/cm³1.25 g/cm³1.4 g/cm³
Organic Carbon1.41 %1.13 %1.17 %1.25 %0.99 %
PH5.67.56.75.85.8
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity25 cmol kg⁻¹37 cmol kg⁻¹50 cmol kg⁻¹37 cmol kg⁻¹48 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity20 cmol kg⁻¹21 cmol kg⁻¹27 cmol kg⁻¹25 cmol kg⁻¹12 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation74 %100 %89 %78 %62 %
Total Exchangeable Bases15.6 cmol kg⁻¹27.9 cmol kg⁻¹22.1 cmol kg⁻¹18.9 cmol kg⁻¹8.4 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %4.2 %0.1 %0 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium1 %3 %1 %2 %1 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-11 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel24 %1 %24 %1 %4 %
Sand18 %34 %26 %19 %31 %
Silt31 %22 %29 %29 %38 %
Clay51 %44 %45 %52 %31 %
USDA TextureClayClayClayClayClay loam
Reference Bulk Density1.23 g/cm³1.28 g/cm³1.26 g/cm³1.23 g/cm³1.33 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.36 g/cm³1.28 g/cm³1.35 g/cm³1.35 g/cm³1.6 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.49 %0.36 %0.58 %0.45 %0.29 %
PH5.78.2765.9
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity31 cmol kg⁻¹40 cmol kg⁻¹51 cmol kg⁻¹40 cmol kg⁻¹50 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity21 cmol kg⁻¹12 cmol kg⁻¹25 cmol kg⁻¹23 cmol kg⁻¹14 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation77 %100 %97 %84 %83 %
Total Exchangeable Bases14.9 cmol kg⁻¹33.6 cmol kg⁻¹25.9 cmol kg⁻¹17 cmol kg⁻¹10.2 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %14.6 %0.3 %0 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium1 %5 %1 %3 %1 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.6 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