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Site information: north and south sequences.

 
North sequence South sequence
Site Elevation Vegetation Soils Site Elevation Vegetation Soils
m m
1 60 grassland Haplocambids 12 30 coastal scrub Haplocalcids
2 280 grassland Dystrustepts 13 160 scrub Haplocalcids
3 440 grassland Dystrustepts 14 280 scrub Haplocalcids
4 610 grassland Dystrustepts 15 440 scrub Haplocambids
5 800 grassland Hapludands 16 600 scrub Haplocambids
6 1180 pine and wax-myrtle/tree heath Hapludands 17 800 grassland Haploxererts
7 1340 pine Hapludands 18 1130 scrub-grassland Haploxerepts
8 1630 pine Haplustands 19 1370 grassland Haploxerepts
9 1820 pine Haplustands 20 1800 pine Haploxerepts
10 2100 high mountain scrub Udivitrands 21 2240 pine/broom/Teide broom Haploxerepts
11 3345 Viola cheiranthifolia Humb. & Bonpl. Cryorthents 22 2330 high mountain scrub Haplustepts
23 2400 high mountain scrub Udorthents



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Mean annual soil temperature and isotivity at the 50-cm depth for all the studied sequences on the north face.

 
NW1 NW2 N NE2 NE1 NE3
Elev.† MAST‡ ISO§ Elev. MAST ISO Elev. MAST ISO Elev. MAST ISO Elev. MAST ISO Elev. MAST ISO
m °C m °C m °C m °C m °C m °C
60 24.6 6.6 50 23.7 6.5 60 24.4 7.0 110 23.1 7.5 40 24.7 7.6 100 23.0 7.6
330 21.2 5.8 550 16.6 2.7 280 19.9 4.5 739 17.8 6.9 250 22.7 7.8 430 19.7 8.1
450 20.0 6.0 840 14.7 5.2 440 19.6 5.9 910 14.4 2.2 420 20.0 6.4
650 19.0 6.1 1040 13.3 7.4 610 17.5 3.7 530 18.0 3.8 Anaga Massif
780 15.6 2.4 1700 13.8 14.8 800 16.0 5.1 Dorsal 617 19.1 7.0 785 14.2 5.8
800 13.9 2.2 1180 12.9 3.5 1370 11.7 4.1 840 810 14.2 2.3
1240 13.0 4.0 1340 12.5 4.8 1430 12.2 6.4 1000 860 14.2 1.9
1630 13.3 7.2 1640 12.1 7.8 880 13.6 2.7
1820 12.7 10.1 1850 11.7 8.2
2100 14.0 10.2
3345 5.1 13.2
Elevation.
Mean annual soil temperature.
§ Isotivity (mean soil summer temperature minus mean soil winter temperature).



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Mean annual soil temperature and isotivity at the 50-cm depth for all the studied sequences on the south face.

 
SW2 SW1 S SE4 SE2 SE1 SE3
Elev.† MAST‡ ISO§ Elev. MAST ISO Elev. MAST ISO Elev. MAST ISO Elev. MAST ISO Elev. MAST ISO Elev. MAST ISO
m °C m °C m °C m °C m °C m °C m °C
240 23.9 7.0 100 27.4 7.4 30 26.1 7.3 230 23.4 7.9 60 26.5 8.0 40 25.3 5.8 30 25.2 8.7
400 24.4 9.4 250 24.6 7.4 160 25.9 6.0 534 20.1 6.7 200 24.2 7.1 190 25.0 7.8 260 22.1 6.8
720 23.0 13.4 420 22.8 9.2 280 24.1 6.5 817 19.3 8.9 400 21.9 7.8 240 25.4 7.5 430 21.2 6.1
990 21.1 9.6 670 21.6 8.6 440 24.4 6.3 1520 18.2 10.5 700 20.0 7.3 420 23.7 8.4 630 17.1 0.6
1060 19.3 13.1 960 20.7 9.6 600 24.6 8.9 1622 17.4 7.7 910 17.5 5.7 590 22.2 8.6 640 17.5 4.1
1130 16.9 8.2 1340 18.2 8.9 800 22.8 9.2 1880 16.7 11.0 1030 17.4 6.2 820 18.7 8.7 680 18.7 5.0
1260 14.7 4.2 1500 17.1 9.0 1130 20.5 11.4 1320 15.7 7.0
1600 15.6 9.4 1370 20.5 12.9 1530 12.7 7.3
1900 16.1 10.6 1800 17.4 13.2 1650 12.0 5.9
2240 15.8 12.4
2330 14.7 11.6
2400 14.2 10.3
Elevation.
Mean annual soil temperature.
§ Isotivity (mean soil summer temperature minus mean soil winter temperature).



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Seasonal and annual soil temperature (°C) at 50 cm, isotivity, and soil temperature regime for the north and south sequences.

 
North sequence South sequence
Site Elev.† MAST‡ MST§ MWT¶ ISO# Soil temp. regime Site Elev. MAST MST MWT ISO Soil temp. regime
m °C m °C
1 60 24.4 27.7 20.7 7.0 hyperthermic 12 30 26.1 29.3 22.0 7.3 hyperthermic
2 280 19.9 21.8 17.3 4.5 isothermic 13 160 25.9 28.6 22.6 6.0 hyperthermic
3 440 19.6 22.5 16.6 5.9 thermic/isothermic 14 280 24.1 27.0 20.5 6.5 hyperthermic
4 610 17.5 19.3 15.6 3.7 isothermic 15 440 24.4 27.3 21.0 6.3 hyperthermic
5 800 16.0 18.3 13.2 5.1 isothermic 16 600 24.6 28.9 20.0 8.9 hyperthermic
6 1180 12.9 14.5 11.0 3.5 isomesic 17 800 22.8 27.5 18.3 9.2 hyperthermic
7 1340 12.5 14.9 10.1 4.8 isomesic 18 1130 20.5 26.3 14.9 11.4 thermic
8 1630 13.3 17.1 9.9 7.2 mesic 19 1370 20.5 26.9 14.0 12.9 thermic
9 1820 12.7 17.8 7.7 10.1 mesic 20 1800 17.4 24.2 11.0 13.2 thermic
10 2100 14.0 19.2 9.0 10.2 mesic 21 2240 15.8 22.1 9.7 12.4 thermic
11 3345 5.1 12.9 −0.3 13.2 cryic 22 2330 14.7 20.7 9.1 11.6 thermic/mesic
23 2400 14.2 19.3 9.0 10.3 mesic
Elevation.
Mean annual soil temperature.
§ Mean summer soil temperature.
Mean winter soil temperature.
# Isotivity (mean summer soil temperature minus mean winter soil temperature).



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Soil temperature regime (ST) of all the studied sequences on the north face.

 
NW1 NW2 N NE2 NE1 NE3
Elev.† ST‡ Elev. ST Elev. ST Elev. ST Elev. ST Elev. ST
m m m m m m
60 H 50 H 60 H 110 H 40 H 100 H
330 T 550 IT 280 IT 739 T 250 H 430 T
450 T 840 IT 440 T/IT 910 IM 420 T
650 T 1040 M 610 IT 530 IT Anaga Massif
780 IT 1700 M 800 IT 617 T 785 M/IM
800 IM 1180 IM Dorsal 840 IT 810 IM
1240 IM 1340 IM 1370 IM 1000 IT 860 IM
1630 M 1430 M 880 IM
1820 M 1640 M
2100 M 1850 M
3345 C
Elevation.
H, hyperthermic; T, thermic; IT, isothermic; IM, isomesic; M, mesic; C, cryic.



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Soil temperature regime (ST) of all the studied sequences on the south face.

 
SW2 SW1 S SE4 SE2 SE1 SE3
Elev.† ST‡ Elev. ST Elev. ST Elev. ST Elev. ST Elev. ST Elev. ST
m m m m m m m
240 H 100 H 30 H 230 H 60 H 40 H 30 H
400 H 250 H 160 H 534 T 200 H 190 H 260 H
720 H 420 H 280 H 817 T 400 H 240 H 430 T
990 T 670 H 440 H 1520 T 700 T 420 H 630 IT
1060 T 960 T 600 H 1622 T 910 T 590 H 640 IT
1130 T 1340 T 800 H 1880 T 1030 T 820 T 680 IT
1260 IT 1500 T 1130 T 1320 T
1600 T 1370 T 1530 M
1900 T 1800 T 1650 M
2240 T
2330 T/M
2400 M
Elevation.
H, hyperthermic; T, thermic; IT, isothermic; M, mesic.