Morristown National Historical Park

Location:New Jersey, United States
IUCN Category:VI
Area:1,677 acres (679 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Climate:View Climate Data
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Köppen climate classification:Cfa (Climate: warm temperate; Precipitation: fully humid; Temperature: hot summer)

Ecoregions

Northeastern coastal forests

Soils

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Protected Area Boundary
 AB
   
Share70 %30 %70 %30 %
Soil TypeOrthic AcrisolsDystric CambisolsDystric CambisolsGleysols
Topsoil TextureMediumMediumMediumMedium
Reference Depth100 cm100 cm100 cm100 cm
DrainageModerately wellModerately wellModerately wellPoor
Available Water Capacity150 m150 m150 m150 m
Topsoil Properties
Gravel10 %10 %10 %4 %
Sand49 %41 %41 %38 %
Silt27 %39 %39 %40 %
Clay24 %20 %20 %22 %
USDA TextureSandy clay loamLoamLoamLoam
Reference Bulk Density1.4 g/cm³1.41 g/cm³1.41 g/cm³1.39 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.4 g/cm³1.3 g/cm³1.3 g/cm³1.33 g/cm³
Organic Carbon1 %1.45 %1.45 %1.27 %
PH4.65.15.15.8
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity16 cmol kg⁻¹30 cmol kg⁻¹30 cmol kg⁻¹35 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity7 cmol kg⁻¹12 cmol kg⁻¹12 cmol kg⁻¹12 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation44 %37 %37 %82 %
Total Exchangeable Bases3.5 cmol kg⁻¹4.1 cmol kg⁻¹4.1 cmol kg⁻¹8.8 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %0 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium1 %1 %1 %2 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel10 %20 %20 %5 %
Sand40 %45 %45 %37 %
Silt24 %35 %35 %35 %
Clay36 %20 %20 %28 %
USDA TextureClay loamLoamLoamClay loam
Reference Bulk Density1.32 g/cm³1.42 g/cm³1.42 g/cm³1.35 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.4 g/cm³1.37 g/cm³1.37 g/cm³1.43 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.42 %0.5 %0.5 %0.42 %
PH4.85.25.26.3
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity14 cmol kg⁻¹36 cmol kg⁻¹36 cmol kg⁻¹38 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity6 cmol kg⁻¹9 cmol kg⁻¹9 cmol kg⁻¹12 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation32 %33 %33 %86 %
Total Exchangeable Bases2.3 cmol kg⁻¹2.6 cmol kg⁻¹2.6 cmol kg⁻¹9.5 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %0 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium2 %1 %1 %2 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 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