Aiviekstes paliene

Location:Latvia
Area:2,854 acres (1,155 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Ecoregions

Sarmatic mixed forests

Soils

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Protected Area Boundary
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Share60 %20 %10 %5 %5 %
Soil TypeGleyic LuvisolsEutric GleysolsTerric HistosolsFibric HistosolsEutric Planosols
Topsoil TextureMediumMediumMediumFineMedium
Reference Depth100 cm100 cm100 cm100 cm100 cm
DrainagePoorPoorVery poorVery poorPoor
Available Water Capacity150 m125 m150 m150 m150 m
Phase 1 Stony   
Root ObstacleNone to 80 cmNone 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 cmNone to 150 cm
Soil Water RegimeWet 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 monthWet within 40 cm depth for over 11 monthWet within 40 cm depth for over 11 monthWet within 80 cm over 6 months, but not wet within 40 cm for over 11 month
Topsoil Properties
Gravel5 %4 %28 %1 %4 %
Sand47 %37 %35 %20 %42 %
Silt29 %40 %33 %40 %38 %
Clay24 %23 %32 %40 %20 %
USDA TextureLoamLoamClay loamClayLoam
Reference Bulk Density1.39 g/cm³1.38 g/cm³1.32 g/cm³1.26 g/cm³1.41 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.54 g/cm³1.35 g/cm³0.28 g/cm³0.1 g/cm³1.47 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.83 %1.07 %39.4 %33.63 %1.06 %
PH6.36.25.64.35.6
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity46 cmol kg⁻¹41 cmol kg⁻¹45 cmol kg⁻¹45 cmol kg⁻¹37 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity16 cmol kg⁻¹13 cmol kg⁻¹87 cmol kg⁻¹77 cmol kg⁻¹11 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation93 %88 %75 %62 %67 %
Total Exchangeable Bases14.9 cmol kg⁻¹10.2 cmol kg⁻¹59.5 cmol kg⁻¹31.4 cmol kg⁻¹8.4 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium2 %2 %1 %2 %3 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel6 %5 %5 %2 %4 %
Sand39 %36 %52 %47 %33 %
Silt27 %36 %23 %26 %31 %
Clay34 %28 %25 %27 %36 %
USDA TextureClay loamClay loamSandy clay loamSandy clay loamClay loam
Reference Bulk Density1.33 g/cm³1.35 g/cm³1.38 g/cm³1.38 g/cm³1.3 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.65 g/cm³1.5 g/cm³0.18 g/cm³0.1 g/cm³1.4 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.28 %0.37 %38.46 %32.89 %0.43 %
PH76.65.84.66.3
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity44 cmol kg⁻¹42 cmol kg⁻¹49 cmol kg⁻¹71 cmol kg⁻¹47 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity16 cmol kg⁻¹13 cmol kg⁻¹88 cmol kg⁻¹78 cmol kg⁻¹17 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation99 %90 %96 %40 %89 %
Total Exchangeable Bases15.9 cmol kg⁻¹11.9 cmol kg⁻¹81.8 cmol kg⁻¹27.4 cmol kg⁻¹15.2 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0.4 %0 %0 %0 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium2 %2 %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
Soil data provided by FAO/IIASA/ISRIC/ISSCAS/JRC, 2012. Harmonized World Soil Database (version 1.2). FAO, Rome, Italy and IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria.