Title
IL: Impermeable Layer
Abstract

IL:Impermeable Layer
IL: Code for the presence of an impermeable layer within the soil profile of the STU
An impermeable layer is a subsoil horizon restricting water penetration. The impermeability can be of lithological origin (lithic contact), or pedogenic origin (claypan, duripan, petrocalcic or petroferric horizons,…). The IL attribute holds the code for the presence of an impermeable layer within the soil profile.
The list of authorised codes and their corresponding meaning is given in the following table for attribute IL:
IL: Code for the presence of an impermeable layer within the soil profile of the STU
Code Value
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0 No information
1 No impermeable layer within 150 cm
2 Impermeable layer between 80 and 150 cm
3 Impermeable layer between 40 and 80 cm
4 Impermeable layer within 40 cm


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European Commission, Joint Research Centre.
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Vector Data
Category
Environment
environmental resources, protection and conservation. Examples: environmental pollution, waste storage and treatment, environmental impact assessment, monitoring environmental risk, nature reserves, landscape

Edition
1
Language
English

Attribute Name Label Description
objectid
il

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