sp6 {aqp}R Documentation

Soil Physical and Chemical Data from Manganiferous Soils

Description

Soil Physical and Chemical Data from Manganiferous Soils (Bourgault and Rabenhorst, 2011)

Format

A data frame with 30 observations on the following 13 variables.

id

pedon name

name

horizon designation

top

horizon top boundary in cm

bottom

horizon bottom boundary in cm

color

moist soil color in Munsell notation

texture

USDA soil texture class

sand

sand content by weight percentage

silt

silt content by weight percentage

clay

clay content by weight percentage

Fe

DCB-extracted Fe in g/kg (see citation)

Mn

DCB-extracted Mn in g/kg (see citation)

C

total organic carbon as g/kg

pH

measured in 1:1 H20 slurry

Db

bulk density (g/cc), clod method

Details

Selected soil physical and chemical data from (Bourgault and Rabenhorst, 2011).

Source

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016706111001972

References

Rebecca R. Bourgault, Martin C. Rabenhorst. 2011. Genesis and characterization of manganiferous soils in the Eastern Piedmont, USA. Geoderma. 165:84-94.

Examples


  # setup environment
  library(aqp)
  data(sp6)

  # init SPC
  depths(sp6) <- id ~ top + bottom
  # convert non-standard Munsell colors
  sp6$soil_color <- getClosestMunsellChip(sp6$color)

  # profile sketches
  par(mar=c(0,0,3,0))
  plot(sp6, color='soil_color')
  plot(sp6, color='Mn')
  plot(sp6, color='Fe')
  plot(sp6, color='pH')
  plot(sp6, color='texture')



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