Variations in topsoil organic carbon content across Europe

Figure Created 07 Dec 2010 Published 07 Dec 2010 Last modified 22 Dec 2016
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The map shows the percentage of organic carbon content in the surface horizon of soils in Europe. The darker regions correspond to soils with high values of organic carbon. The darkest colours, especially in Estonia, Fennoscandinavia, Ireland and the United Kingdom, denote peatlands.


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