IDENTIFIERS

  • Current Taxon Name (Soil Name): Cecil
  • OSD
  • Series Extent
  • User Site ID: S1983GA089003
  • User Pedon ID: 83GA089003
  • Lab Information:
  • Certified Lab Pedon Description - no
  • Lab Source ID - SSL
  • Lab Pedon # - 83P0443
  • NCSS Pedon Lab Data NASIS Record ID - 52680
  • Print Date: 4/23/2024
  • LOCATION

  • Location In Web Soil Survey
  • AOI is roughly a square mile and pedon is marked in the center.
  • Location in SoilWeb
  • Location in Google Maps
  • Std. Latitude: 33.6463890
  • Std. Longitude: -84.1838913
  • Datum: WGS84
  • Location Description: Dekalb County, GA 1 km N of Rockdale County line on GA highway 155 400 meters E of rd UTM Zone 3726170 meters N 761240 meters E
  • State: Georgia
  • County: GA089—DeKalb
  • PEDON

  • Describers Name: G J Thomas and T R Gerald
  • Pedon Purpose: full pedon description
  • Pedon Record Orgin: Converted from SSL-CMS data
  • Pedon #: 3
  • Sampled As Information:
  • Soil Name - Cecil
  • Taxonomic Class - Clayey, oxidic Typic Hapludults
  • PSC - 15 to 65 cm.
  • Classificaton Date - 3/1/1983
  • Moisture Class - udic
  • Dynamic Soil Properties:
  • Erosion Class - 2
  • Pedoderm Loose Cover Indicator - no
  • Hydric: no


  • SITE

  • Landscape: piedmont
  • Landform: upland slope
  • Slope Shape Down: convex
  • Drainage Class: well
  • Surface Fragments:
  • Benchmark Soil?: no
  • VEGETATION

    SITE OBSERVATION

  • Observation Date: 3/1/1983 (actual site observation date)
  • Surface Cover Properties:
  • Site Obs. Cover Kind 1 - tree cover
  • Site Obs. Cover Kind 2 - hardwoods
  • Pedoderm Loose Cover Indicator - no
  • Drained? - no
  • Bedded Soil? - no
  • Forest Plantation? - no
  • Site Erosion Accelerated: water erosion
  • Pedon Diagnostic Features
    Feature Kind Feature Depth L-H Feature Thickness L-RV-H
    cm

    ochric epipedon

    argillic horizon

    0—0

    0—0

    —-

    —-

    Setting and Climate
    Slope Slope Length USLE Upslope Length Elev. Corr. Elev Aspect MAP REAP FFD MAAT MSAT MWAT MAST MSST MWST MFFP PE Index Climate Station ID Climate Station Name Climate Station Type
    % m degrees mm mm C mm

    13

    258

    90

    090451

    1Ap—0 to 15 centimeters (0.0 to 5.9 inches); reddish brown (5YR 4/4) interior and dark yellowish brown (10YR 4/4) interior sandy loam; weak medium subangular blocky structure; friable; 2.5 fine and medium roots throughout; fragments; clear smooth boundary. Lab sample # 83P02025. Few fine mica flakes.; common fine and medium roots throughout
    1Bt1—15 to 30 centimeters (5.9 to 11.8 inches); red (2.5YR 4/6) interior clay; moderate medium subangular blocky structure; friable; 2.5 fine and medium roots throughout; 15 percent , moist, clay films on faces of peds; fragments; gradual smooth boundary. Lab sample # 83P02026. Few fine mica flakes.; few clay films surface features on faces of peds; common fine and medium roots throughout
    1Bt2—30 to 58 centimeters (11.8 to 22.8 inches); red (2.5YR 4/6) interior clay; moderate medium subangular blocky structure; firm; 0.5 fine roots throughout; , moist, clay films on faces of peds; fragments; gradual smooth boundary. Lab sample # 83P02027. Few in fine and medium mica flakes.; few fine roots throughout
    1Bt3—58 to 86 centimeters (22.8 to 33.9 inches); red (2.5YR 4/6) interior clay; moderate medium subangular blocky structure; firm; 0.5 fine roots throughout; , moist, clay films on faces of peds; fragments; gradual smooth boundary. Lab sample # 83P02028. Common fine and medium mica flakes. 1 cm root mat on top of paralithic contact at 86 cm.; few fine roots throughout
    1BC1—86 to 117 centimeters (33.9 to 46.1 inches); red (2.5YR 4/6) interior sandy clay loam; weak medium subangular blocky structure; friable; fragments; gradual smooth boundary. Lab sample # 83P02029. Common fine and medium mica flakes.
    1BC2—117 to 155 centimeters (46.1 to 61.0 inches); red (2.5YR 4/8) interior sandy clay loam; 11 percent strong brown (7.5YR 5/6) fine distinct mottles; weak medium subangular blocky structure; friable; fragments; clear wavy boundary. Lab sample # 83P02030. Common fine and medium mica flakes.; common fine distinct 7.5YR56 mottles
    1C—155 to 175 centimeters (61.0 to 68.9 inches); red (2.5YR 4/8) interior sandy clay loam; 11 percent strong brown (7.5YR 5/6) fine distinct mottles; massive; friable; fragments; abrupt wavy boundary. Lab sample # 83P02031. Many fine and medium mica flakes.; common fine distinct 7.5YR56 mottles
    1R—175 centimeters (68.9 inches); unknown texture; fragments. Lab sample # 83P02032. Hard granite.