Map Unit Composition
Map units consist of 1 or more soil types, commonly referred to as "components".
Component Name Geomorphic Position Area Fraction Component Type Horizon Data
Soil Type 1 Beaches beaches 50% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 Udipsamments dunes 35% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 3 Pawcatuck salt marshes
tidal marshes
3% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 4 Westbrook salt marshes
tidal marshes
3% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 5 Ipswich tidal marshes
salt marshes
3% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 6 Udorthents beaches 2% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 7 Urban land 2% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 8 Rock outcrop 2% Inclusion YES

Note: links to horizon data marked with an * are approximate.


Map Unit Data What is a Map Unit?
Cartographic information about this map unit.
Map Unit Name: Beaches-Udipsamments complex, coastal
Map Unit Type: Complex
Map Unit Symbol: 301
Map Unit Area: 25 acres total in survey area
Raw Map Unit Data
Raw Component Data (All Components)

Map Unit Aggregated Data
Generalized soils information within this map unit.
Farmland Class: Not prime farmland
Available Water Storage (0-100cm): 4.96 cm
Max Flood Freq: Very frequent
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Excessively drained
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Excessively drained
Hydric Conditions: 9
[Annual] Min. Water Table Depth: 15 cm
[April-June] Min. Water Table Depth: 15 cm
Min Bedrock Depth: n/a
Raw Aggregated Map Unit Data

Associated Point Data
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