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Table 1 Soil use of the microbasins, photointerpretation of the reach, including influence area, and characteristics of the studied riverbeds in the Lonquén river basin

From: Comparison of organic matter in intermittent and perennial rivers of Mediterranean Chile with the support of citizen science

  Intermittent Perennial
Goropeumo Los Robles Las Minas Arrayan
Land use (%) Area (ha) 135.0 954.0 378.0 1084.0
Forest plantation 66.0 56.6 81.5 76.8
Farming 0.2 27.9 1.5 15.9
Shrubs 33.7 12.4 12.4 4.7
Native forest 0.0 0.2 0.0 2.2
Exotic forest 0.0 2.9 4.6 0.4
Photointerpretation (%) Area (ha) 3.9 6.8 3.9 3.9
Agricultural 49.9 52.5 42.5 53.5
Exotic wild trees 30.6 17.6 11.4 27.5
Exotic monoculture trees 2.2 0.0 4.2 0.0
Exotic trees isolated 1.5 1.6 2.0 0.2
Exotic trees adult 0.0 11.9 0.0 0.0
Exotic shrub (Ulex spp) 3.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Shrubs-matorral 8.8 1.5 30.2 8.8
Hygrophilous 0.2 4.1 0.0 0.0
Roads 3.1 6.2 4.0 4.1
Edification 0.0 1.9 2.9 1.5
Fallow land 0.5 2.7 2.8 4.4
Streambed Visual coverage of riparian vegetation (%) 90.0 80.0 95.0 95.0
Active channel width (m) 2.0 4.0 5.0 4.0
Floodplain width (m) 10.0 10.0 10.0 7.0
Silt (%) 70.0 20.0 0.0 90.0
Sand (%) 30.0 80.0 100.0 10.0
CPOMproductivity 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.1
CPOM moisture (%) 50.4 45.5 47.5 40.0