Coalburn Level II plot - Description

Date of installation 20/10/1994
Planting year 1974
Main tree species Sitka Spruce
Other tree species present in plot
Forest type Plantation. BEAR code 33.
Sylvicultural system
Tree density
Biomass/volume 586 m3/ha (2005)
Basal area 77.4 m2/ha (2005)
Local Yield Class 18
Plot dimensions 0.299 ha
Altitude 300 m
Mean slope 1 %
Geology Quaternary deposits from palaeozoic rocks
Topography Plateau
Aspect South East
Rainfall 1200 mm
Provisional soil type (FAO 1988) Umbric gleysol