Aksu-Dzhabagly Nature Reserve

Location:Kazakhstan
IUCN Category:Ia
Area:183,489 acres (74,255 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Ecoregions

Gissaro-Alai open woodlands

Soils

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Protected Area Boundary
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Share50 %30 %10 %10 %
Soil TypeMollic LeptosolsChromic CambisolsHaplic CalcisolsHaplic Chernozems
Topsoil TextureMediumMediumMediumMedium
Reference Depth30 cm100 cm100 cm100 cm
DrainageImperfectlyModerately wellModerately wellModerately well
Available Water Capacity50 mm150 m150 m150 m
Topsoil Properties
Gravel27 %1 %1 %1 %
Sand44 %42 %43 %25 %
Silt32 %26 %32 %48 %
Clay24 %32 %25 %27 %
USDA TextureLoamClay loamLoamClay loam
Reference Bulk Density1.38 g/cm³1.34 g/cm³1.38 g/cm³1.33 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.11 g/cm³1.31 g/cm³1.32 g/cm³1.21 g/cm³
Organic Carbon1.67 %0.93 %0.29 %2.15 %
PH7.26.78.17
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity66 cmol kg⁻¹33 cmol kg⁻¹72 cmol kg⁻¹63 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity22 cmol kg⁻¹14 cmol kg⁻¹19 cmol kg⁻¹24 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation99 %90 %100 %100 %
Total Exchangeable Bases21.8 cmol kg⁻¹12.6 cmol kg⁻¹19 cmol kg⁻¹24 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate2.7 %0.3 %5.4 %1 %
Calcium Sulphate0.1 %0.1 %0.1 %0.1 %
Exchangeable Sodium1 %1 %1 %1 %
Electrical Conductivity0.2 dS m-10.1 dS m-10.3 dS m-10.2 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel 1 %1 %1 %
Sand 41 %43 %25 %
Silt 25 %30 %49 %
Clay 34 %27 %26 %
USDA Texture Clay loamClay loamLoam
Reference Bulk Density 1.33 g/cm³1.36 g/cm³1.33 g/cm³
Bulk Density 1.44 g/cm³1.38 g/cm³1.31 g/cm³
Organic Carbon 0.38 %0.22 %0.96 %
PH 6.98.27.5
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity 38 cmol kg⁻¹57 cmol kg⁻¹60 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity 14 cmol kg⁻¹16 cmol kg⁻¹19 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation 97 %100 %100 %
Total Exchangeable Bases 13.6 cmol kg⁻¹16 cmol kg⁻¹19 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate 0.4 %12.4 %1.8 %
Calcium Sulphate 0.1 %0.1 %0.1 %
Exchangeable Sodium 1 %3 %2 %
Electrical Conductivity 0.1 dS m-10.3 dS m-10.2 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.