Clyde Valley Woods

Location:Scotland, United Kingdom
Area:1,074 acres (435 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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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

Celtic broadleaf forests

Soils

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Protected Area Boundary
 A
  
Share50 %30 %10 %10 %
Soil TypeDystric GleysolsGleyic CambisolsUmbric GleysolsFibric Histosols
Topsoil TextureMediumMediumFineFine
Reference Depth100 cm100 cm100 cm100 cm
DrainagePoorPoorVery poorVery poor
Available Water Capacity150 m100 m150 m75 m
Root ObstacleNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cm
Impermeable Layer40 - 80 cm40 - 80 cm40 - 80 cm0 - 40 cm
Soil Water RegimeWet 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 monthWet within 40 cm depth for over 11 monthWet within 40 cm depth for over 11 month
Topsoil Properties
Gravel2 %4 %1 %1 %
Sand40 %45 %17 %20 %
Silt39 %36 %29 %40 %
Clay21 %19 %54 %40 %
USDA TextureLoamLoamClayClay
Reference Bulk Density1.4 g/cm³1.42 g/cm³1.22 g/cm³1.26 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.3 g/cm³1.41 g/cm³1.23 g/cm³0.1 g/cm³
Organic Carbon1.17 %1 %4.54 %33.63 %
PH5.16.454.3
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity25 cmol kg⁻¹38 cmol kg⁻¹23 cmol kg⁻¹45 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity11 cmol kg⁻¹9 cmol kg⁻¹24 cmol kg⁻¹77 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation47 %85 %22 %62 %
Total Exchangeable Bases5.5 cmol kg⁻¹8.2 cmol kg⁻¹7.1 cmol kg⁻¹31.4 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %0 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium1 %2 %1 %2 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel6 %18 %1 %2 %
Sand41 %39 %22 %47 %
Silt34 %34 %25 %26 %
Clay25 %27 %53 %27 %
USDA TextureLoamClay loamClaySandy clay loam
Reference Bulk Density1.38 g/cm³1.36 g/cm³1.23 g/cm³1.38 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.36 g/cm³1.6 g/cm³1.28 g/cm³0.1 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.4 %0.47 %1.23 %32.89 %
PH5.36.754.6
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity29 cmol kg⁻¹37 cmol kg⁻¹15 cmol kg⁻¹71 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity10 cmol kg⁻¹11 cmol kg⁻¹19 cmol kg⁻¹78 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation47 %88 %27 %40 %
Total Exchangeable Bases6.1 cmol kg⁻¹11.3 cmol kg⁻¹5.7 cmol kg⁻¹27.4 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0.1 %0 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium1 %2 %2 %1 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 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