Mull Oakwoods

Location:Scotland, United Kingdom
Area:3,464 acres (1,402 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Climate:View Climate Data
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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

North Atlantic moist mixed forests

Soils

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Protected Area Boundary
 AB
   
Share50 %20 %20 %10 %40 %40 %20 %
Soil TypeDystric CambisolsUmbric GleysolsUmbric LeptosolsEutric RegosolsFibric HistosolsUmbric GleysolsFerric Podzols
Topsoil TextureCoarseFineCoarseCoarseFineFineCoarse
Reference Depth100 cm100 cm30 cm100 cm100 cm100 cm100 cm
DrainageWellVery poorModerately wellSomewhat excessiveVery poorVery poorSomewhat excessive
Available Water Capacity100 m150 m15 mm100 m150 m150 m75 m
Root ObstacleNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cm None to 80 cmNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cm60 - 80 cm
Impermeable LayerNone to 150 cm40 - 80 cm None to 150 cmNone to 150 cm40 - 80 cm40 - 80 cm
Soil Water RegimeNot 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 Not wet within 80 cm for over 3 months, nor wet within 40 cm for over 1 monthWet within 40 cm depth for over 11 monthWet within 40 cm depth for over 11 monthWet within 40 cm depth for over 11 month
Topsoil Properties
Gravel10 %1 %10 %15 %1 %1 %3 %
Sand75 %17 %79 %83 %20 %17 %86 %
Silt15 %29 %13 %11 %40 %29 %8 %
Clay10 %54 %8 %6 %40 %54 %6 %
USDA TextureSandy loamClayLoamy sandLoamy sandClayClayLoamy sand
Reference Bulk Density1.58 g/cm³1.22 g/cm³1.62 g/cm³1.67 g/cm³1.26 g/cm³1.22 g/cm³1.67 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.49 g/cm³1.23 g/cm³1.45 g/cm³1.3 g/cm³0.1 g/cm³1.23 g/cm³1.41 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.7 %4.54 %2.59 %0.5 %33.63 %4.54 %2.02 %
PH5.154.76.64.354.5
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity21 cmol kg⁻¹23 cmol kg⁻¹24 cmol kg⁻¹50 cmol kg⁻¹45 cmol kg⁻¹23 cmol kg⁻¹78 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity5 cmol kg⁻¹24 cmol kg⁻¹8 cmol kg⁻¹5 cmol kg⁻¹77 cmol kg⁻¹24 cmol kg⁻¹5 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation28 %22 %86 %93 %62 %22 %17 %
Total Exchangeable Bases1.5 cmol kg⁻¹7.1 cmol kg⁻¹5.2 cmol kg⁻¹4.2 cmol kg⁻¹31.4 cmol kg⁻¹7.1 cmol kg⁻¹2.5 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium5 %1 %0 %3 %2 %1 %0 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel9 %1 % 22 %2 %1 %3 %
Sand68 %22 % 80 %47 %22 %86 %
Silt17 %25 % 11 %26 %25 %6 %
Clay15 %53 % 9 %27 %53 %8 %
USDA TextureSandy loamClay Loamy sandSandy clay loamClayLoamy sand
Reference Bulk Density1.51 g/cm³1.23 g/cm³ 1.6 g/cm³1.38 g/cm³1.23 g/cm³1.63 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.5 g/cm³1.28 g/cm³ 1.22 g/cm³0.1 g/cm³1.28 g/cm³1.57 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.27 %1.23 % 0.3 %32.89 %1.23 %0.51 %
PH55 6.74.655.1
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity31 cmol kg⁻¹15 cmol kg⁻¹ 44 cmol kg⁻¹71 cmol kg⁻¹15 cmol kg⁻¹50 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity5 cmol kg⁻¹19 cmol kg⁻¹ 4 cmol kg⁻¹78 cmol kg⁻¹19 cmol kg⁻¹2 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation36 %27 % 76 %40 %27 %21 %
Total Exchangeable Bases1.4 cmol kg⁻¹5.7 cmol kg⁻¹ 2.8 cmol kg⁻¹27.4 cmol kg⁻¹5.7 cmol kg⁻¹1.5 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 % 0 %0 %0 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 % 0 %0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium5 %2 % 3 %1 %2 %0 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-1 0.1 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