argillic.clay.increase.depth {aqp}R Documentation

Return upper boundary of argillic horizon

Description

Returns the top depth of the argillic horizon as a numeric vector.

Usage

argillic.clay.increase.depth(p, clay.attr = "clay")

Arguments

p

A single-profile SoilProfileCollection object.

clay.attr

OPTIONAL: horizon attribute name referring to clay content. default: clay

Details

Uses crit.clay.argillic to determine threshold clay increase, and get.increase.matrix to determine where increase is met within a vertical distance of 30 cm.

Value

A numeric vector containing top depth of argillic horizon, if present, or NA.

Author(s)

Andrew Gene Brown

See Also

getArgillicBounds, get.increase.matrix, crit.clay.argillic

Examples


data(sp1, package = 'aqp')
depths(sp1) <- id ~ top + bottom
site(sp1) <- ~ group

p <- sp1[1]
attr <- 'prop' # clay contents 
foo <- argillic.clay.increase.depth(p, clay.attr = attr)
foo


[Package aqp version 1.31 Index]