Title
ROO: Depth Class of obstacle to roots
Abstract

ROO:Depth Class of obstacle to roots
ROO: Depth class of an obstacle to roots within the STU
An obstacle to roots is defined as a subsoil horizon restricting root penetration. It can be of lithologic origin (lithic contact), or pedogenic origin (fragipan, duripan, petrocalcic or petroferric horizons), or can result from the accumulation of toxic elements, or from waterlogging.
The ROO attribute holds the depth class of an obstacle to roots within the STU. The list of authorised codes and their corresponding meanings is given in the following table for attribute ROO:
ROO: Depth class of an obstacle to roots within the STU
Code Value
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0 No information
1 No obstacle to roots between 0 and 80 cm
2 Obstacle to roots between 60 and 80 cm depth
3 Obstacle to roots between 40 and 60 cm depth
4 Obstacle to roots between 20 and 40 cm depth
5 Obstacle to roots between 0 and 80 cm depth
6 Obstacle to roots between 0 and 20 cm depth


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Data ownership
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
roo

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