Point Pelee National Park

Location:Ontario, Canada
IUCN Category:II
Area:5,764 acres (2,333 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data
Köppen climate classification:Dfa (Climate: snow; Precipitation: fully humid; Temperature: hot summer)

Ecoregions

Southern Great Lakes forests

Soils

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Protected Area Boundary
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Soil TypeMollic Gleysols
Topsoil TextureFine
Reference Depth100 cm
DrainageVery poor
Available Water Capacity150 m
Topsoil Properties
Gravel7 %
Sand15 %
Silt30 %
Clay55 %
USDA TextureClay
Reference Bulk Density1.21 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.24 g/cm³
Organic Carbon2.19 %
PH6.3
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity37 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity32 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation87 %
Total Exchangeable Bases24.9 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %
Exchangeable Sodium1 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel1 %
Sand25 %
Silt25 %
Clay50 %
USDA TextureClay
Reference Bulk Density1.24 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.35 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.79 %
PH6.5
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity36 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity25 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation96 %
Total Exchangeable Bases19.2 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %
Exchangeable Sodium2 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 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