Lava Beds National Monument

Location:California, United States
IUCN Category:III
Area:20,002 acres (8,094 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Ecoregions

Eastern Cascades forests

Soils

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Protected Area Boundary
 AB
   
Share 70 %30 %
Soil TypeMollic GleysolsLuvic KastanozemsHaplic Kastanozems
Topsoil TextureMediumMediumMedium
Reference Depth100 cm100 cm100 cm
DrainagePoorModerately wellModerately well
Available Water Capacity150 m100 m150 m
Phase 1 Stony 
Topsoil Properties
Gravel4 %8 %8 %
Sand38 %36 %34 %
Silt40 %41 %45 %
Clay22 %23 %21 %
USDA TextureLoamLoamLoam
Reference Bulk Density1.39 g/cm³1.38 g/cm³1.39 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.28 g/cm³1.2 g/cm³1.29 g/cm³
Organic Carbon1.74 %1.27 %1.28 %
PH6.57.37.4
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity45 cmol kg⁻¹66 cmol kg⁻¹81 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity17 cmol kg⁻¹23 cmol kg⁻¹21 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation87 %100 %100 %
Total Exchangeable Bases9.9 cmol kg⁻¹18.4 cmol kg⁻¹18.4 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %4.5 %5.4 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium2 %3 %1 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-11.6 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel3 %5 %5 %
Sand37 %29 %36 %
Silt35 %42 %43 %
Clay28 %29 %21 %
USDA TextureClay loamClay loamLoam
Reference Bulk Density1.35 g/cm³1.33 g/cm³1.39 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.36 g/cm³1.18 g/cm³1.42 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.67 %0.57 %0.51 %
PH77.97.9
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity44 cmol kg⁻¹68 cmol kg⁻¹97 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity14 cmol kg⁻¹24 cmol kg⁻¹19 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation94 %100 %100 %
Total Exchangeable Bases11 cmol kg⁻¹21.1 cmol kg⁻¹19.1 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0.4 %10 %10.4 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium1 %3 %3 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-13.6 dS m-12.2 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.