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Table 1 Characteristics of the sampling sites

From: Formation and decay of peat bogs in the vegetable belt of Switzerland

Site Coordinates Altitude Land use Soil type (IUSS Working Group WRB 2014)
°N °E m a.s.l
1 47° 02′ 06״ 7° 10′ 22״ 438 Agriculture land (vegetables) Folic Histosol
2 47° 01′ 32״ 7° 12′ 19״ 439 Agriculture land (vegetables) Histic Fluvisol
3 47° 01′ 49״ 7° 12′ 09״ 439 Agriculture land (vegetables) Skeletic Fluvisol Humic
4 47° 01′ 45״ 7° 12′ 03״ 439 Agriculture land (vegetables) Folic Fluvisol
S1 46° 58′ 57״ 7° 05′ 33״ 432 Forest (pine, spruce) Fibric Histosol
S2 46° 59′ 06״ 7° 05′ 34״ 432 Forest (beech, larch) Fibric Histosol
S 46° 59′ 06״ 7° 05′ 23״ 431 Agriculture land (vegetables) Folic Histosol
P33 46° 59′ 13״ 7° 05′ 05״ 431 Agriculture land (vegetables) Folic Histosol