Leipzig, Rosental

Soil profile of the sampling site Leipzig, Rosental; Photo: FhG IME
Soil profile Leipzig, Rosental; Photo: FhG IME Zoom in

Park area in the centre of Leipzig city

The park Rosental is a recreation area. The soil sampling site is located inside this area between the river Parthe and the dyke Elstermühlgraben. The soil can be classified as Fluvisol (German soil classification KA 4: pseudovergleyte Vega) originating from flood plain sediments of the rivers Elster and Parthe.

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  • Soil is livelihood and biosphere for humans, animals, plants and soil organisms. All the substances brought in are transported, transformed and/or accumulated in the soil.


Sampling period

2002 - 2018

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