Available water capacity in upper 120 cm (subdominant soil landscape)

Attribute definition
Attribute Label AVWATSUB
Title Available water capacity in upper 120 cm (subdominant soil landscape)
Description

That portion of water in a soil that can be readily absorbed by plant roots; most workers consider it to be the water held in the soil between field capacity and a pressure of up to about 15 bars.

Classes Available water capacity: 10 classes. Extended from the list of classes used in SLC v1.0. First used in SLC v2.2.


Classes
Code Class Description
1 0 - 50 mm

Available water capacity 0 - 50 mm.

2 50 - 100 mm

Available water capacity 50 - 100 mm.

3 100 - 150 mm

Available water capacity 100 - 150 mm.

4 150 - 200 mm

Available water capacity 150 - 200 mm.

5 200 - 250 mm

Available water capacity 200 - 250 mm.

6 Not applicable

Not applicable - solonetzic or saline soils.

7 Not applicable

Not applicable - high water table.

8 Not applicable

Not applicable - perennially frozen subsoils.

# Not applicable

Not applicable - water, ice, rock.

- Not identified

Water capacity not identified.