Gargrodes purvs

Location:Latvia
Area:1,619 acres (655 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
 AB
   
Share50 %25 %10 %10 %5 % 
Soil TypeGleyic LuvisolsGleyic LuvisolsEutric GleysolsFibric HistosolsEutric PlanosolsFibric Histosols
Topsoil TextureFineFineFineFineMediumFine
Reference Depth100 cm100 cm100 cm100 cm100 cm100 cm
DrainagePoorPoorVery poorVery poorPoorVery poor
Available Water Capacity150 m150 m150 m150 m100 m150 m
Root ObstacleNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cm40 - 60 cmNone to 80 cm
Impermeable LayerNone to 150 cmNone to 150 cmNone to 150 cmNone to 150 cm40 - 80 cmNone to 150 cm
Soil Water RegimeWet within 80 cm for 3 to 6 months, but not wet within 40 cm for over 1 monthWet within 80 cm for 3 to 6 months, but not wet within 40 cm for over 1 monthWet within 80 cm over 6 months, but not wet within 40 cm for over 11 monthWet within 40 cm depth for over 11 monthWet within 40 cm depth for over 11 monthWet within 40 cm depth for over 11 month
Topsoil Properties
Gravel4 %4 %1 %1 %4 %1 %
Sand43 %43 %17 %20 %42 %20 %
Silt16 %16 %32 %40 %38 %40 %
Clay41 %41 %51 %40 %20 %40 %
USDA TextureClayClayClayClayLoamClay
Reference Bulk Density1.31 g/cm³1.31 g/cm³1.22 g/cm³1.26 g/cm³1.41 g/cm³1.26 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.3 g/cm³1.3 g/cm³1.25 g/cm³0.1 g/cm³1.47 g/cm³0.1 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.84 %0.84 %1.25 %33.63 %1.06 %33.63 %
PH775.84.35.64.3
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity57 cmol kg⁻¹57 cmol kg⁻¹37 cmol kg⁻¹45 cmol kg⁻¹37 cmol kg⁻¹45 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity24 cmol kg⁻¹24 cmol kg⁻¹25 cmol kg⁻¹77 cmol kg⁻¹11 cmol kg⁻¹77 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation99 %99 %78 %62 %67 %62 %
Total Exchangeable Bases26 cmol kg⁻¹26 cmol kg⁻¹18.9 cmol kg⁻¹31.4 cmol kg⁻¹8.4 cmol kg⁻¹31.4 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate1.4 %1.4 %0 %0 %0 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium1 %1 %2 %2 %3 %2 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel8 %8 %1 %2 %4 %2 %
Sand37 %37 %19 %47 %33 %47 %
Silt15 %15 %29 %26 %31 %26 %
Clay48 %48 %52 %27 %36 %27 %
USDA TextureClayClayClaySandy clay loamClay loamSandy clay loam
Reference Bulk Density1.27 g/cm³1.27 g/cm³1.23 g/cm³1.38 g/cm³1.3 g/cm³1.38 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.32 g/cm³1.32 g/cm³1.35 g/cm³0.1 g/cm³1.4 g/cm³0.1 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.55 %0.55 %0.45 %32.89 %0.43 %32.89 %
PH7764.66.34.6
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity51 cmol kg⁻¹51 cmol kg⁻¹40 cmol kg⁻¹71 cmol kg⁻¹47 cmol kg⁻¹71 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity27 cmol kg⁻¹27 cmol kg⁻¹23 cmol kg⁻¹78 cmol kg⁻¹17 cmol kg⁻¹78 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation99 %99 %84 %40 %89 %40 %
Total Exchangeable Bases31.3 cmol kg⁻¹31.3 cmol kg⁻¹17 cmol kg⁻¹27.4 cmol kg⁻¹15.2 cmol kg⁻¹27.4 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium2 %2 %3 %1 %4 %1 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 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