Reference soil Hungary 19

VEGETATION: Species: Carex sp., Juncus sp., Phragmites communis.
Collection date: 
October, 1976
Soil surveyor: 
Creutzberg D
Nádasladány, Sárrét Plain, Transdanubia, approx. 75km SW of Budapest
Climate classification: 
The altitude of the soil profile relative to mean sea level, specified in meters 110 m asl
Regional landform delta
Topography of the surrounding country flat or almost flat
Physiographic Unit in the immediate surrounding of the site Mezöföld loess plateau
The slope refers to the inclination of the land immediately surrounding the site. The measured or estimated slope angle is specified to the nearest per cent 0 %
The physiographic position of the site where the profile is located depression
Form of the slope surrounding the site  
Slope Aspect of the site
Parent material: 
The main parent rock/ material over which the soil has been formed (1st entry)  
Mode of Accumulation or deposition of parent material (1st entry) organic sediments
Texture of parent material (1st entry)  
Depth1 of lithological boundary cm
The main parent rock/ material over which the soil has been formed (2nd entry)  
Resistance against weathering (solid rock) (2nd entry)  
Soil Depth; depth to which roots can easily penetrate throughout the year cm
Hydrology and drainage: 
Depth of groundwater table 40 cm
Groundwater Top cm
Groundwater Bottom cm
Kind of groundwater table groundwater table observed
Top Stagnating Layer cm
Bottom Stagnating Layer cm
Runoff ponded
Flooding frequency yearly
Nature of floodwater fresh
Estimated permeablity (class) of least permeable part of the profile high
Drainage Class very poor
To Drainage Class  
Moisture conditions of the profile: dry from -to cm
Moisture conditions of the profile: moist from -to 0-40 cm
Wet From - To 40-120 cm
Land use: 
Current land use at the site non-agricultural land
Major crops  
Main type of irrigation  
Rotation scheme  
Vegetation Type;The natural vegetation at the site  
Status of vegetation  
Remarks on Land Use / Vegetation Hydrophyta vegetation, see gen. remarks
Soil erosion type (1st entry)  
Occurrence of soil aggradation not apparent
Slope Stability stable
Surface characteristics: 
Microrelief type: small-scale differences in relief in the direct vicinity of the site  
Microrelief Pattern none
Microrelief Height  
Rockiness none
Stoniness none
Average size of stones  
Shape of stones (on average)  
Slaking of aggregates by tillage, rainfall or frost  
Evidence of salt non-saline
Evidence of alkali non-alkaline