Map Unit Descriptions
Ecosystem: Discharge Slope
Map Unit: SSC; SCS
SSC: 27 wetland polygons; 183.1 ha; 0.13% of wetland area; 0.16% of wetland polygons.
SCS: 20 wetland polygons; 107.3 ha; 0.08% of wetland area; 0.12% of wetland polygons.
An SSC wetland near the Village of Nikolaevsk (polygon 7171).
An SCS wetland in the Caribou Hills along the North Fork of Deep Creek (polygon 26624).
Type: Mineral or Peat
Average depth to water table:
SS: 31.1 cm; n=13
SC: 54.8 cm; n=5
Organic layer thickness:
SS: 44.5 cm; n=15
SC: 39.1 cm; n=7
Average depth to redoximorphic features:
SS: 26.1 cm; n=7
SC: 17.2 cm; n=6
Common Plant communities:
Accuracy assessment: 1 polygon interpreted as SSC on
aerial photographs was field checked. It remained SSC.
1 polygon interpreted as SCS on aerial photographs was field checked. It was revised to SSL.
In Homer, the name SCSd refers to a wetland that was SCS but is now disturbed.
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