Gateway National Recreation Area

Location:New Jersey, United States
IUCN Category:V
Area:1,807 acres (731 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Ecoregions

Northeastern coastal forests

Soils

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Protected Area Boundary
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Share35 %35 %30 %
Soil TypeOrthic AcrisolsOrthic AcrisolsGleyic Acrisols
Topsoil TextureCoarseMediumMedium
Reference Depth100 cm100 cm100 cm
DrainageModerately wellModerately wellPoor
Available Water Capacity150 m150 m150 m
Topsoil Properties
Gravel4 %10 %9 %
Sand81 %49 %34 %
Silt9 %27 %43 %
Clay10 %24 %23 %
USDA TextureLoamy sandSandy clay loamLoam
Reference Bulk Density1.59 g/cm³1.4 g/cm³1.38 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.43 g/cm³1.4 g/cm³1.39 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.55 %1 %0.83 %
PH5.54.64.9
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity21 cmol kg⁻¹16 cmol kg⁻¹18 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity4 cmol kg⁻¹7 cmol kg⁻¹7 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation68 %44 %30 %
Total Exchangeable Bases3.8 cmol kg⁻¹3.5 cmol kg⁻¹1.9 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium3 %1 %2 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel4 %10 %7 %
Sand68 %40 %28 %
Silt9 %24 %38 %
Clay23 %36 %34 %
USDA TextureSandy clay loamClay loamClay loam
Reference Bulk Density1.44 g/cm³1.32 g/cm³1.31 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.48 g/cm³1.4 g/cm³1.48 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.3 %0.42 %0.3 %
PH5.24.84.7
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity14 cmol kg⁻¹14 cmol kg⁻¹22 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity4 cmol kg⁻¹6 cmol kg⁻¹12 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation40 %32 %20 %
Total Exchangeable Bases2.5 cmol kg⁻¹2.3 cmol kg⁻¹2 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium3 %2 %1 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 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.