Terra Nova National Park

Location:Newfoundland, Canada
IUCN Category:IV
Area:125,894 acres (50,948 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Köppen climate classification:Dfb (Climate: snow; Precipitation: fully humid; Temperature: warm summer)

Ecoregions

Eastern Canadian forests

Soils

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Protected Area Boundary
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Share50 %30 %10 %10 %
Soil TypeOrthic PodzolsDystric GleysolsDystric HistosolsLithosols
Topsoil TextureMediumMediumMediumMedium
Reference Depth100 cm100 cm100 cm10 cm
DrainageModerately wellPoorVery poorImperfectly
Available Water Capacity150 m150 m150 m15 mm
Topsoil Properties
Gravel15 %2 %1 %26 %
Sand54 %40 %26 %43 %
Silt38 %39 %33 %34 %
Clay8 %21 %41 %23 %
USDA TextureSandy loamLoamClayLoam
Reference Bulk Density1.57 g/cm³1.4 g/cm³1.27 g/cm³1.39 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.27 g/cm³1.33 g/cm³0.15 g/cm³1.3 g/cm³
Organic Carbon4.63 %1.25 %30.73 %1.4 %
PH4.65.14.47.6
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity64 cmol kg⁻¹24 cmol kg⁻¹46 cmol kg⁻¹42 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity21 cmol kg⁻¹11 cmol kg⁻¹77 cmol kg⁻¹15 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation24 %47 %58 %100 %
Total Exchangeable Bases4.4 cmol kg⁻¹5.5 cmol kg⁻¹24.8 cmol kg⁻¹15.6 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %0 %3.9 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium1 %1 %1 %4 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel18 %4 %5 % 
Sand59 %41 %41 % 
Silt32 %34 %30 % 
Clay9 %25 %29 % 
USDA TextureSandy loamLoamClay loam 
Reference Bulk Density1.56 g/cm³1.38 g/cm³1.36 g/cm³ 
Bulk Density1.5 g/cm³1.36 g/cm³0.11 g/cm³ 
Organic Carbon0.98 %0.4 %34.81 % 
PH5.15.24.5 
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity37 cmol kg⁻¹31 cmol kg⁻¹84 cmol kg⁻¹ 
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity8 cmol kg⁻¹10 cmol kg⁻¹79 cmol kg⁻¹ 
Base Saturation13 %47 %56 % 
Total Exchangeable Bases1.4 cmol kg⁻¹6.1 cmol kg⁻¹28.4 cmol kg⁻¹ 
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %0 % 
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 % 
Exchangeable Sodium0 %1 %1 % 
Electrical Conductivity0.1 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