The Jones Center At Ichauway NEON (JERC) Soil Descriptions

Pedon Descriptions

Pit‐level observations and field measurements reported using the standard NRCS format. They contain volume estimates for coarse fragments > 20 mm where applicable.

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Site Level Plot Summary

A narrative summary that places the sampled soil pedons in the broader context of soils and geomorphology for the entire NEON site.

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D03 JERC megapit soil profile 0-200 cm

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D03 JERC megapit soil profile 0-41 cm

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D03 JERC megapit soil profile 48-162 cm

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D03 JERC megapit soil profile 132-200 cm

Megapit Pedon Description

Print Date Jul 22 2015
Description Date Dec 10 2012
Describer Ken Monroe
Site ID S2012GA007002
Pedon ID S2012GA007002
Lab Source ID KSSL
Lab Pedon # 13N0259
Soil Name as Described/Sampled Lucy
Classification Loamy, kaolinitic, thermic Arenic Kandiudults
Pedon Type representative pedon for component
Pedon Purpose research site
Taxon Kind series
Associated Soils Norfork, Orangeburg, Troup, Wagram
Geomorphic Setting on summit of interfluve of ridge on upland on coastal plain coastal plain
Upslope Shape convex
Cross Slope Shape convex
Particle Size Control Section 68 to 118 cm.
Description origin NASIS
State Georgia
County Baker
MLRA 133A -- Southern Coastal Plain
Soil Survey Area GA603 -- Baker and Mitchell Counties, Georgia
7-TIF -- Tifton, Georgia
Map Unit TwB -- Troup sand, 0 to 5 percent slopes
Quad Name Hopeful, Georgia
Std Latitude 31.1960694
Std Longitude -84.4664694
Latitude 31 degrees 11 minutes 45.85 seconds north
Longitude 84 degrees 27 minutes 59.29 seconds west
Datum NAD83
UTM Zone 16
UTM Easting 741407 meters
UTM Northing 3454097 meters
Primary Earth Cover Grass/herbaceous cover
Secondary Earth Cover Intermixed conifers and hardwoods
Existing Vegetation broomsedge bluestem, longleaf pine, turkey oak, wiregrass gentian
Parent Material loamy marine deposits and/or sandy marine deposits
Description database KSSL
Diagnostic Features ochric epipedon 0 to 68 cm.
kandic horizon 68 to 203 cm.
argillic horizon 68 to 203 cm.
Slope (%) 2.0
Elevation (meters) 45.7
Aspect (deg) 90
MAAT (C) 27.2
MWAT (C) 11.1
MAP (mm) 1,312
Drainage Class well
Horizon Details

A--0 to 8 centimeters (0.0 to 3.1 inches); grayish brown (10YR 5/2) sand; weak fine granular structure; loose, very friable; very fine roots and fine roots; abrupt smooth boundary. Lab sample # 13N00561

E--8 to 68 centimeters (3.1 to 26.8 inches); yellowish brown (10YR 5/4) oxidized sand; single grain; loose, loose; medium roots and fine roots; clear smooth boundary. Lab sample # 13N00562

Bt1--68 to 105 centimeters (26.8 to 41.3 inches); brown (7.5YR 4/4) oxidized sandy loam; weak medium subangular blocky parts to weak fine subangular blocky structure; slightly hard, friable; medium roots and coarse roots; gradual wavy boundary. Lab sample # 13N00563

Bt2--105 to 185 centimeters (41.3 to 72.8 inches); yellowish red (5YR 4/6) oxidized sandy clay loam; weak medium subangular blocky structure; slightly hard, friable; medium roots; gradual wavy boundary. Lab sample # 13N00564

Bt3--185 to 203 centimeters (72.8 to 79.9 inches); reddish brown (5YR 5/4) oxidized sandy loam; weak fine subangular blocky structure; slightly hard, friable; . Lab sample # 13N00565

Credits: This megapit soil pedon description was generously created by USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service staff, with particular thanks to Larry West, Jon Hempel, and numerous field staff.