Holcombe’s Branch floodplain profiles

Holcombe's Branch floodplain profile >6' with approximately a meter of historic sediment from farming in the Piedmont of South Carolina, 1780s to present. Note the striking redox activity of the lower profile. Panoramic photo: Dan Richter, 11/5/2015.

05 Nov 2015

Image: Holcombe's Branch floodplain profile >6' with approximately a meter of historic sediment from farming in the Piedmont of South Carolina, 1780s to present. Note the striking redox activity of the lower profile. Panoramic photo: Dan Richter, 11/5/2015. [Click image to enlarge]

Dan Richter has been excavating soils profiles up and down the banks of Holcombe's Branch in the Calhoun historic watersheds area, which will help to tease apart the effects of the land use history on the soils along the floodplain below.


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Holcombe’s Branch

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