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Soil Functions 2015

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Figures

Methodology

Fig. 1: Diagram to evaluate the soil functions

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Fig. 2: Breakdown of the municipal area of Berlin (excl. streets and bodies of water) by evaluation of the different soil functions

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01.12.1 Habitat Function for Rare and Near-Natural Plant Communities

Fig. 1: Diagram to evaluate the function as a habitat for rare and near-natural plant communities

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Fig. 2: Proportions of areas reflecting their function as habitats for rare and near-natural plant communities by use (incl. impervious sections, excl. streets and bodies of water (not all uses are shown)

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01.12.2 Yield Function for Cultivated Plants

Fig. 1: Diagram to evaluate the yield function for cultivated plants

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Fig. 2: Evaluation of the yield function for cultivated plants by use (incl. impervious areas, excl. streets and bodies of water, not all uses are shown)

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01.12.3 Buffering and Filtration Function

Fig. 1: Diagram to evaluate the buffering and filtration function

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Fig. 2: Proportions of areas reflecting their buffering and filtration function, by use (incl. impervious areas, excl. streets and bodies of water, not all uses are shown)

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01.12.4 Regulatory Function for the Water Balance

Fig. 1: Diagram to evaluate the regulatory function for the water balance

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Fig. 2: Proportions of areas reflecting their regulatory function for the water balance, by use (incl. impervious areas, excl. streets and bodies of water, not all uses are shown)

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01.12.5 Archival Function for Natural History

Fig. 1: Diagram to evaluate the archival function for natural history

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Fig. 2: Proportions of areas reflecting their archival function for natural history, by use (incl. impervious areas, excl. streets and bodies of water, not all uses are shown)

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01.12.6 Capacity of Soils to Fulfil the Natural Soil Functions and the Archival Function

Fig. 1: Breakdown of the municipal area of Berlin (excl. streets and bodies of water), by soil function ratings

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Fig. 2: Areas and the capacity of their soils to fulfil their natural functions and their archival function, by use (incl. impervious areas, excl. streets and bodies of water, not all uses are shown)

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Fig. 3: Proportions of areas reflecting their soils’ capacity (evaluation) to fulfil their natural soil functions and their archival function, by use (incl. impervious areas, excl. streets and bodies of water, not all uses are shown)

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Tables

Introduction

Tab. 1: Soil functions as per the Federal Soil Protection Act (BBodSchG) and their assessment in terms of their specific functions for Berlin

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01.12.1 Habitat Function for Rare and Near-Natural Plant Communities

Tab. 1: Evaluating soils as habitats for rare and near-natural plant communities, based on their near-natural quality and their special (or non-special) site class

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01.12.2 Yield Function for Cultivated Plants

Tab. 1: Evaluating the yield function for cultivated plants, based on the added ratings of water and nutrient supply

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01.12.3 Buffering and Filtration Function

Tab. 1: Evaluation of the buffering and filtration function

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01.12.4 Regulatory Function for the Water Balance

Tab. 1: Evaluation of the regulatory function for the water balance, depending on the groundwater exchange rate

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01.12.6 Capacity of Soils to Fulfil the Natural Soil Functions and the Archival Function

Tab. 1: Evaluation of efficacy, based on the number of "high" ratings, and the sum of individual ratings

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