Manuel Antonio National Park

Location:Costa Rica
IUCN Category:II
Area:21,625 acres (8,751 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Ecoregions

Isthmian-Pacific moist forests

Soils

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Protected Area Boundary
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Share50 %35 %15 %
Soil TypeEutric CambisolsEutric CambisolsEutric Fluvisols
Topsoil TextureMediumMediumMedium
Reference Depth100 cm100 cm100 cm
DrainageModerately wellModerately wellModerately well
Available Water Capacity150 m150 m150 m
Topsoil Properties
Gravel1 %1 %1 %
Sand45 %45 %44 %
Silt31 %31 %33 %
Clay24 %24 %23 %
USDA TextureLoamLoamLoam
Reference Bulk Density1.38 g/cm³1.38 g/cm³1.39 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.38 g/cm³1.38 g/cm³1.33 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.87 %0.87 %0.73 %
PH6.66.67
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity50 cmol kg⁻¹50 cmol kg⁻¹50 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity15 cmol kg⁻¹15 cmol kg⁻¹14 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation91 %91 %91 %
Total Exchangeable Bases13.7 cmol kg⁻¹13.7 cmol kg⁻¹12.7 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0.3 %0.3 %0.8 %
Calcium Sulphate0.1 %0.1 %0.1 %
Exchangeable Sodium2 %2 %2 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel1 %1 %1 %
Sand43 %43 %46 %
Silt30 %30 %31 %
Clay27 %27 %23 %
USDA TextureClay loamClay loamLoam
Reference Bulk Density1.36 g/cm³1.36 g/cm³1.39 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.39 g/cm³1.39 g/cm³1.4 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.34 %0.34 %0.32 %
PH777.3
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity52 cmol kg⁻¹52 cmol kg⁻¹49 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity15 cmol kg⁻¹15 cmol kg⁻¹13 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation94 %94 %94 %
Total Exchangeable Bases14.1 cmol kg⁻¹14.1 cmol kg⁻¹12.2 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0.4 %0.4 %1.8 %
Calcium Sulphate0.1 %0.1 %0.1 %
Exchangeable Sodium2 %2 %2 %
Electrical Conductivity0.2 dS m-10.2 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.