Kejimkujik Seaside Adjunct

Location:Nova Scotia, Canada
IUCN Category:II
Area:4,970 acres (2,011 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Ecoregions

New England-Acadian forests

Soils

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Protected Area Boundary
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Share25 %25 %30 %10 %10 %
Soil TypeOrthic PodzolsOrthic PodzolsDystric GleysolsDystric HistosolsLithosols
Topsoil TextureCoarseMediumMediumMediumMedium
Reference Depth100 cm100 cm100 cm100 cm10 cm
DrainageSomewhat excessiveModerately wellPoorVery poorImperfectly
Available Water Capacity100 m150 m150 m150 m15 mm
Topsoil Properties
Gravel4 %15 %2 %1 %26 %
Sand85 %54 %40 %26 %43 %
Silt11 %38 %39 %33 %34 %
Clay4 %8 %21 %41 %23 %
USDA TextureLoamy sandSandy loamLoamClayLoam
Reference Bulk Density1.73 g/cm³1.57 g/cm³1.4 g/cm³1.27 g/cm³1.39 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.36 g/cm³1.27 g/cm³1.33 g/cm³0.15 g/cm³1.3 g/cm³
Organic Carbon2.09 %4.63 %1.25 %30.73 %1.4 %
PH4.54.65.14.47.6
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity98 cmol kg⁻¹64 cmol kg⁻¹24 cmol kg⁻¹46 cmol kg⁻¹42 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity10 cmol kg⁻¹21 cmol kg⁻¹11 cmol kg⁻¹77 cmol kg⁻¹15 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation16 %24 %47 %58 %100 %
Total Exchangeable Bases2.5 cmol kg⁻¹4.4 cmol kg⁻¹5.5 cmol kg⁻¹24.8 cmol kg⁻¹15.6 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %0 %0 %3.9 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium1 %1 %1 %1 %4 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel5 %18 %4 %5 % 
Sand84 %59 %41 %41 % 
Silt11 %32 %34 %30 % 
Clay5 %9 %25 %29 % 
USDA TextureLoamy sandSandy loamLoamClay loam 
Reference Bulk Density1.7 g/cm³1.56 g/cm³1.38 g/cm³1.36 g/cm³ 
Bulk Density1.51 g/cm³1.5 g/cm³1.36 g/cm³0.11 g/cm³ 
Organic Carbon0.59 %0.98 %0.4 %34.81 % 
PH4.85.15.24.5 
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity63 cmol kg⁻¹37 cmol kg⁻¹31 cmol kg⁻¹84 cmol kg⁻¹ 
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity4 cmol kg⁻¹8 cmol kg⁻¹10 cmol kg⁻¹79 cmol kg⁻¹ 
Base Saturation23 %13 %47 %56 % 
Total Exchangeable Bases1.6 cmol kg⁻¹1.4 cmol kg⁻¹6.1 cmol kg⁻¹28.4 cmol kg⁻¹ 
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %0 %0 % 
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %0 % 
Exchangeable Sodium2 %0 %1 %1 % 
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.