Vääna

Location:Estonia
Area:2,109 acres (853 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:Dfb (Climate: snow; Precipitation: fully humid; Temperature: warm summer)
Natura 2000 Data Sheet:View Data Sheet  Explanatory notes

Ecoregions

Sarmatic mixed forests

Soils

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Protected Area Boundary
 AB
   
Share 45 %40 %15 %
Soil TypeRendzic LeptosolsCalcaric RegosolsEutric GleysolsRendzic Leptosols
Topsoil TextureMediumMediumMediumMedium
Reference Depth30 cm100 cm100 cm30 cm
DrainageImperfectlyModerately wellPoorImperfectly
Available Water Capacity15 mm50 m125 m15 mm
Phase 1PetrocalcicPetrocalcicStonyPetrocalcic
Phase 2StonyStony Stony
Root Obstacle None to 80 cmNone to 80 cm 
Impermeable Layer 80 - 150 cmNone to 150 cm 
Soil Water Regime Wet within 80 cm for 3 to 6 months, but not wet within 40 cm for over 1 monthWet within 40 cm depth for over 11 month 
Topsoil Properties
Gravel16 %14 %4 %16 %
Sand37 %44 %37 %37 %
Silt44 %35 %40 %44 %
Clay19 %21 %23 %19 %
USDA TextureLoamLoamLoamLoam
Reference Bulk Density1.41 g/cm³1.41 g/cm³1.38 g/cm³1.41 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.24 g/cm³1.37 g/cm³1.35 g/cm³1.24 g/cm³
Organic Carbon2.13 %0.75 %1.07 %2.13 %
PH7.586.27.5
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity80 cmol kg⁻¹45 cmol kg⁻¹41 cmol kg⁻¹80 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity27 cmol kg⁻¹17 cmol kg⁻¹13 cmol kg⁻¹27 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation100 %100 %88 %100 %
Total Exchangeable Bases28.8 cmol kg⁻¹26.8 cmol kg⁻¹10.2 cmol kg⁻¹28.8 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate6 %15 %0 %6 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium2 %2 %2 %2 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.2 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel 18 %5 % 
Sand 40 %36 % 
Silt 35 %36 % 
Clay 25 %28 % 
USDA Texture LoamClay loam 
Reference Bulk Density 1.37 g/cm³1.35 g/cm³ 
Bulk Density 1.5 g/cm³1.5 g/cm³ 
Organic Carbon 0.47 %0.37 % 
PH 8.16.6 
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity 52 cmol kg⁻¹42 cmol kg⁻¹ 
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity 15 cmol kg⁻¹13 cmol kg⁻¹ 
Base Saturation 100 %90 % 
Total Exchangeable Bases 36.5 cmol kg⁻¹11.9 cmol kg⁻¹ 
Calcium Carbonate 15 %0 % 
Calcium Sulphate 0 %0 % 
Exchangeable Sodium 2 %2 % 
Electrical Conductivity 0.3 dS m-10.1 dS m-1 
Soil data provided by FAO/IIASA/ISRIC/ISSCAS/JRC, 2012. Harmonized World Soil Database (version 1.2). FAO, Rome, Italy and IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria.
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263