Revier Lutherstein

Soil profile of the sampling site Revier Lutherstein; Photo: FhG IME
Soil profile Revier Lutherstein; Photo: FhG IME
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The sampling site Revier Lutherstein is located in a forestal area at an altitude of 180 m.

The soil sampling site is situated in a beech stand. The dominant soil type in this area is a podsolige Braunerde (German soil classification KA 4).

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Soil 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.


Metals Eighty percent of all elements on earth are metals
Nonmetals Only eighteen elements in the periodic table
Chlorohydrocarbons Group of organic compounds with at least one covalently bonded chlorine atom
DDT and metabolites Toxic and persistent organochloropesticide
Hexachlorocyclohexane Several isomeric compounds among the group of chlorinated hydrocarbons
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Group of organic compounds with at least three condensed six-membered rings
Flame Retardants Flame retardants reduce the flammability of objects
Supplementary parameters Additional information for the interpretation of contamination data

Sampling period

2002 - 2014

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