Silmsi soo

Location:Estonia
Area:360 acres (146 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use 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
 A
  
Share55 %45 %
Soil TypeTerric HistosolsEutric Gleysols
Topsoil TextureMediumMedium
Reference Depth100 cm100 cm
DrainageVery poorPoor
Available Water Capacity150 m75 m
Phase 1 Petrocalcic
Root ObstacleNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cm
Impermeable LayerNone to 150 cmNone to 150 cm
Soil Water RegimeWet within 40 cm depth for over 11 monthWet within 40 cm depth for over 11 month
Topsoil Properties
Gravel28 %4 %
Sand35 %37 %
Silt33 %40 %
Clay32 %23 %
USDA TextureClay loamLoam
Reference Bulk Density1.32 g/cm³1.38 g/cm³
Bulk Density0.28 g/cm³1.35 g/cm³
Organic Carbon39.4 %1.07 %
PH5.66.2
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity45 cmol kg⁻¹41 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity87 cmol kg⁻¹13 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation75 %88 %
Total Exchangeable Bases59.5 cmol kg⁻¹10.2 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium1 %2 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel5 %5 %
Sand52 %36 %
Silt23 %36 %
Clay25 %28 %
USDA TextureSandy clay loamClay loam
Reference Bulk Density1.38 g/cm³1.35 g/cm³
Bulk Density0.18 g/cm³1.5 g/cm³
Organic Carbon38.46 %0.37 %
PH5.86.6
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity49 cmol kg⁻¹42 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity88 cmol kg⁻¹13 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation96 %90 %
Total Exchangeable Bases81.8 cmol kg⁻¹11.9 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium1 %2 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 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