Table 1: General geographic description and soil classification from each land use site within the Kukart watershed, Kyrgyzstan.

Land use Site name Dominant vegetationaElevation (m) Latitude/longitude Aspect Slope (degrees)Soil classification system
USARussia

Suzak (Su1)Pistachio 8534055′42.63′′N
72°53′33.10′′E
Northern20InceptisolSierozem
ForestKara-Alma (KA1)Walnut158041°12′30.49′′N
73°20′57.12′′E
Northern43MollisolBrown
Kara-Alma (KA2)Walnut180141°12′54.66′′N
73°23′00.05′′E
Northern28MollisolBlack-brown

Kyzyl-Senir (KSr)Mixed 93041°02′41.35′′N
73°01′05.86′′E
Western12InceptisolDark sierozem
PastureKalmak Kyrchyn
(KK1)
Mixed163441°07′04.28′′N
73°30′04.27′′E
Northeast45AlfisolBrown
Kyzyl-Suu (KSu)Mixed194241°08′16.89′′N
73°34′47.13′′E
Northeast45MollisolMeadow-steppe

Suzak (Su2)Cotton 73240°54′58.41′′N
72°56′15.16′′E
N/A0.3InceptisolSierozem
CultivatedTaigara (Tai)Maize 83340°59′04.65′′N
73°00′10.50′′E
N/A0.3InceptisolSierozem
Kalmak-Kyrchyn (KK2)Sunflower161541°07′06.54′′N
73°29′58.11′′E
Northeast0.5AlfisolBrown

aDetails regarding vegetation types are provided in material and methods.