Berezinskiy Zapovednik

Location:Belarus
IUCN Category:Ia
Area:209,113 acres (84,625 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)

Ecoregions

Sarmatic mixed forests

Soils

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Protected Area Boundary
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Share 90 %10 %90 %10 %90 %10 %
Soil TypeDystric FluvisolsEutric PodzoluvisolsFolic HistosolsEutric PodzoluvisolsFerric PodzolsFibric HistosolsFolic Histosols
Topsoil TextureCoarseMediumFineMediumCoarseFineFine
Reference Depth100 cm100 cm100 cm100 cm100 cm100 cm100 cm
DrainagePoorModerately wellVery poorModerately wellSomewhat excessiveVery poorVery poor
Available Water Capacity150 m150 m150 m150 m15 m150 m150 m
Phase 1Flooded Phreatic GravellyPhreaticPhreatic
Phase 2Phreatic      
Root Obstacle0 - 80 cmNone to 80 cm0 - 80 cmNone to 80 cm0 - 80 cm0 - 80 cm0 - 80 cm
Impermeable LayerNone to 150 cmNone to 150 cmNone to 150 cmNone to 150 cm80 - 150 cmNone to 150 cmNone to 150 cm
Soil Water RegimeWet within 40 cm depth for over 11 monthNot wet within 80 cm for over 3 months, nor wet within 40 cm for over 1 monthWet within 40 cm depth for over 11 monthNot wet within 80 cm for over 3 months, nor wet within 40 cm for over 1 monthNot wet within 80 cm for over 3 months, nor wet within 40 cm for over 1 monthWet within 40 cm depth for over 11 monthWet within 40 cm depth for over 11 month
Topsoil Properties
Gravel10 %1 % 1 %3 %1 % 
Sand79 %35 %37 %35 %86 %20 %37 %
Silt12 %54 %24 %54 %8 %40 %24 %
Clay9 %11 %39 %11 %6 %40 %39 %
USDA TextureSandy loamSilt loamClaySilt loamLoamy sandClayClay
Reference Bulk Density1.6 g/cm³1.49 g/cm³1.3 g/cm³1.49 g/cm³1.67 g/cm³1.26 g/cm³1.3 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.39 g/cm³1.36 g/cm³0.26 g/cm³1.36 g/cm³1.41 g/cm³0.1 g/cm³0.26 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.87 %1.2 %35.27 %1.2 %2.02 %33.63 %35.27 %
PH5.35.44.65.44.54.34.6
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity34 cmol kg⁻¹48 cmol kg⁻¹45 cmol kg⁻¹48 cmol kg⁻¹78 cmol kg⁻¹45 cmol kg⁻¹45 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity5 cmol kg⁻¹9 cmol kg⁻¹80 cmol kg⁻¹9 cmol kg⁻¹5 cmol kg⁻¹77 cmol kg⁻¹80 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation55 %55 %64 %55 %17 %62 %64 %
Total Exchangeable Bases2.1 cmol kg⁻¹5.7 cmol kg⁻¹45.4 cmol kg⁻¹5.7 cmol kg⁻¹2.5 cmol kg⁻¹31.4 cmol kg⁻¹45.4 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium3 %0 %0 %0 %0 %2 %0 %
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-10.1 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel17 %4 % 4 %3 %2 % 
Sand79 %37 %30 %37 %86 %47 %30 %
Silt11 %43 %31 %43 %6 %26 %31 %
Clay10 %20 %39 %20 %8 %27 %39 %
USDA TextureSandy loamLoamClay loamLoamLoamy sandSandy clay loamClay loam
Reference Bulk Density1.58 g/cm³1.4 g/cm³1.29 g/cm³1.4 g/cm³1.63 g/cm³1.38 g/cm³1.29 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.5 g/cm³1.61 g/cm³0.16 g/cm³1.61 g/cm³1.57 g/cm³0.1 g/cm³0.16 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.26 %0.25 %33.85 %0.25 %0.51 %32.89 %33.85 %
PH5.55.355.35.14.65
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity38 cmol kg⁻¹63 cmol kg⁻¹49 cmol kg⁻¹63 cmol kg⁻¹50 cmol kg⁻¹71 cmol kg⁻¹49 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity4 cmol kg⁻¹9 cmol kg⁻¹79 cmol kg⁻¹9 cmol kg⁻¹2 cmol kg⁻¹78 cmol kg⁻¹79 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation46 %59 %59 %59 %21 %40 %59 %
Total Exchangeable Bases1.5 cmol kg⁻¹4.9 cmol kg⁻¹55.3 cmol kg⁻¹4.9 cmol kg⁻¹1.5 cmol kg⁻¹27.4 cmol kg⁻¹55.3 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium2 %0 %0 %0 %0 %1 %0 %
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-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