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Table 1 Structural, geographical and selected physicochemical properties of soils

From: Structural characterization of carbon and nitrogen molecules in the Humeome of two different grassland soils

  Soil A Soil B
Origin Dortmund Barop, An der Palmweide, Germany Hannover Fuhrberger Feld marsh, Germany
Latitude 51.5149 52.3705
Longitude 7.4660 9.7332
Altitude (m) 96 57
Soil classification (USDA) Haplic Cambisol Gleyic Podzol
Clay (< 2 µm) (%) 16.00 2.40
Silt (< 50–2 µm) (%) 73.00 29.00
Sand (2000–50 µm) (%) 11.00 68.60
Textural class Silt loam Sandy loam
pH (water, ratio 1:2.5) 6.74 5.00
Corg. (%) 2.88 1.88
Ntot. (%) 0.13 0.10