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Redlair Observatory

Location

35° 17' 54.5352" N, 81° 5' 28.2444" W
Brief Site Description: 
Instrumented low-order watersheds on saprolite formed on felsic to mafic metavolcanic rocks of the Charlotte Terrane of the Piedmont
Detailed Site Description: 

See https://redlair.uncc.edu/ for detailed information on Redlair Observatory.

Note: Access to the Redlair Conservation Area is restricted and not open to the public except for permitted events. For more information contact redlair-res@listserve.unc.edu

Field Site Type: 
US affiliate
Registration: 
Registered
Network(s): 
None
Study Start Date: 
2019
Land Cover: 
Deciduous Forest
Evergreen Forest
Mixed Forest
Agriculture- Pasture
Geology: 
unconsolidated materials
igneous-felsic extrusive
igneous-mafic extrusive
meta-igneous
Soil Order: 
Alfisol
Entisol
Inceptisol
Ultisol
Hydrology: Name: 
tributaries of South Fork Catawba River
Hydrology: Surface water stream order: 
First Order
Second Order
Hydrology: Surface water - Stream Flow Performance: 
Perennial
Intermittent
Ephemeral
Hydrology: Groundwater: 
Arrangment of Aquifer Components - Single, dominant unconfined aquifer
Climate: 
Temperate
Sub-Climate: 
Humid
Group visibility: 
Public - accessible to all site users