MARISMAS DE ISLA CRISTINA

Location:Spain
Area:6,173 acres (2,498 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Ecoregions

Southwest Iberian Mediterranean sclerophyllous and mixed forests

Soils

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Protected Area Boundary
 AB
   
Share60 %40 %90 %10 %
Soil TypeLuvic ArenosolsCambic ArenosolsGleyic SolonchaksGypsic Solonchaks
Topsoil TextureCoarseCoarseFineFine
Reference Depth100 cm100 cm100 cm100 cm
DrainageModerately wellSomewhat excessivePoorModerately well
Available Water Capacity100 m100 m150 m150 m
Phase 1  SalineSaline
Root ObstacleNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cmNone to 80 cm
Impermeable LayerNone to 150 cmNone to 150 cmNone to 150 cmNone to 150 cm
Soil Water RegimeNot wet within 80 cm for over 3 months, nor wet within 40 cm for over 1 monthNot wet within 80 cm for over 3 months, nor wet within 40 cm for over 1 monthWet within 80 cm for 3 to 6 months, but not wet within 40 cm for over 1 monthWet within 80 cm over 6 months, but not wet within 40 cm for over 11 month
Topsoil Properties
Gravel3 %2 %4 %4 %
Sand90 %89 %22 %6 %
Silt5 %6 %26 %40 %
Clay5 %5 %52 %54 %
USDA TextureSandSandClayClay
Reference Bulk Density1.71 g/cm³1.7 g/cm³1.23 g/cm³1.2 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.5 g/cm³1.57 g/cm³1.23 g/cm³1.23 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.39 %0.5 %0.53 %0.54 %
PH5.868.87.7
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity35 cmol kg⁻¹40 cmol kg⁻¹39 cmol kg⁻¹48 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity3 cmol kg⁻¹3 cmol kg⁻¹29 cmol kg⁻¹31 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation76 %99 %100 %100 %
Total Exchangeable Bases2 cmol kg⁻¹2 cmol kg⁻¹46.5 cmol kg⁻¹46.5 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %9 %3 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0.4 %0.4 %
Exchangeable Sodium3 %2 %45 %43 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-112.7 dS m-15.9 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel4 %1 %6 %6 %
Sand87 %89 %24 %5 %
Silt5 %6 %23 %46 %
Clay8 %5 %53 %49 %
USDA TextureLoamy sandSandClaySilty clay
Reference Bulk Density1.63 g/cm³1.7 g/cm³1.23 g/cm³1.21 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.5 g/cm³1.55 g/cm³1.31 g/cm³1.31 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.2 %0.3 %0.38 %0.38 %
PH5.75.98.87.6
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity34 cmol kg⁻¹42 cmol kg⁻¹48 cmol kg⁻¹50 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity3 cmol kg⁻¹2 cmol kg⁻¹29 cmol kg⁻¹31 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation75 %98 %100 %100 %
Total Exchangeable Bases2.3 cmol kg⁻¹1.4 cmol kg⁻¹55.3 cmol kg⁻¹55.3 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %9 %3 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0.5 %0.5 %
Exchangeable Sodium3 %3 %42 %42 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-121.5 dS m-114.8 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.