Barbilla National Park

Location:Costa Rica
IUCN Category:II
Area:29,582 acres (11,971 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Ecoregions

Isthmian-Atlantic moist forests
Talamancan montane forests

Soils

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Protected Area Boundary
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Soil TypeHumic Nitisols
Topsoil TextureFine
Reference Depth100 cm
DrainageModerately well
Available Water Capacity150 m
Topsoil Properties
Gravel1 %
Sand24 %
Silt27 %
Clay49 %
USDA TextureClay
Reference Bulk Density1.24 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.18 g/cm³
Organic Carbon2.45 %
PH5.3
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity21 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity20 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation27 %
Total Exchangeable Bases5.4 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %
Exchangeable Sodium1 %
Electrical Conductivity0 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel1 %
Sand18 %
Silt21 %
Clay61 %
USDA TextureClay (heavy)
Reference Bulk Density1.2 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.25 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.96 %
PH5.4
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity16 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity20 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation29 %
Total Exchangeable Bases5.8 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %
Exchangeable Sodium1 %
Electrical Conductivity0 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.