Mound 40

Dome shaped mounds located in Uganda.

These mounds have small vents and are generally constructed on the sides of other mounds.

Species

  • Macrotermes spp.

Shape Classes

  • Dome

Location

GPS
1° 23' 60" N, 32° 50' E
Elevation
1000m
Conditions
Savannah Woodland
Köppen Class
Aw

Climate

50C°

Warmest Month:32C°

Mean Temperature:23.3C°

Coldest Month:16.6C°

0C°

On average, 1200mm of rain fall here each year, with 447mm (or 37.25%) of that falling during this locations' wettest quarter.

Local Soil

The local soil is primarily composed of haplic ferralsols.
LocationSand [%]Silt [%]Clay [%]
1352145
ISRIC – World Soil Information, 2013. Soil property maps of Africa at 1 km. Available for download at www.isric.org.

Sources

Mugerwa, S., Nyangito, M., Nderitu, J., Bakuneta, C., Mpairwe, D., and Zziwa, E. (2011). "Farmers' ethno-ecological knowledge of the termite problem in semi-arid nakasongola." African Journal of Agricultural Research, 6(13), 3183-3191.

ISRIC – World Soil Information, 2013. Soil property maps of Africa at 1 km. Available for download at www.isric.org.

Hijmans, R.J., S.E. Cameron, J.L. Parra, P.G. Jones and A. Jarvis, 2005. Very high resolution interpolated climate surfaces for global land areas. International Journal of Climatology 25: 1965-1978.

Peel MC, Finlayson BL & McMahon TA (2007), Updated world map of the Köppen-Geiger climate classification, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 11, 1633-1644.