Mound 53

Dome shaped mounds located in Gabon.

Height: .5m, Diameter: >2m

Species

  • Macrotermes nobilis

Shape Classes

  • Dome

Location

GPS
0° 27' 17" N, 10° 29' 40" E
Elevation
20m
Conditions
Primary Forest
Köppen Class
Aw

Climate

50C°

Warmest Month:32.1C°

Mean Temperature:26.1C°

Coldest Month:19.8C°

0C°

On average, 2080mm of rain fall here each year, with 946mm (or 45.48%) of that falling during this locations' wettest quarter.

Local Soil

The local soil is composed of Ferralsols.
LocationSand [%]Silt [%]Clay [%]
1561529
ISRIC – World Soil Information, 2013. Soil property maps of Africa at 1 km. Available for download at www.isric.org.

Sources

Ruelle, J. E. (1970). A revision of the termites of the genus Macrotermes from the Ethiopian region (Isoptera: Termitidae), British Museum (Natural History), London.

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.