Mordovsky Zapovednik

Location:Mordovia, Russia
IUCN Category:Ia
Area:79,439 acres (32,148 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Ecoregions

East European forest steppe
Sarmatic mixed forests

Soils

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Protected Area Boundary
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Share90 %10 %   
Soil TypeEutric PodzoluvisolsGleyic PodzoluvisolsEutric PodzoluvisolsHaplic GreyzemsEutric Fluvisols
Topsoil TextureMediumMediumMediumMediumCoarse
Reference Depth100 cm100 cm100 cm100 cm100 cm
DrainageModerately wellPoorModerately wellModerately wellPoor
Available Water Capacity150 m150 m150 m150 m150 m
Phase 1    Flooded
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 RegimeNot wet within 80 cm for over 3 months, nor wet within 40 cm for over 1 monthWet within 80 cm over 6 months, but not wet within 40 cm for over 11 monthNot wet within 80 cm for over 3 months, nor wet within 40 cm for over 1 monthNot wet within 80 cm for over 3 months, nor wet within 40 cm for over 1 monthWet within 80 cm over 6 months, but not wet within 40 cm for over 11 month
Topsoil Properties
Gravel1 %1 %1 %10 %18 %
Sand35 %32 %35 %25 %80 %
Silt54 %49 %54 %54 %12 %
Clay11 %19 %11 %21 %8 %
USDA TextureSilt loamLoamSilt loamSilt loamLoamy sand
Reference Bulk Density1.49 g/cm³1.4 g/cm³1.49 g/cm³1.37 g/cm³1.62 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.36 g/cm³1.35 g/cm³1.36 g/cm³1.31 g/cm³1.27 g/cm³
Organic Carbon1.2 %2.22 %1.2 %1.6 %0.58 %
PH5.45.35.46.66.8
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity48 cmol kg⁻¹36 cmol kg⁻¹48 cmol kg⁻¹71 cmol kg⁻¹64 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity9 cmol kg⁻¹17 cmol kg⁻¹9 cmol kg⁻¹21 cmol kg⁻¹7 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation55 %55 %55 %99 %89 %
Total Exchangeable Bases5.7 cmol kg⁻¹5.7 cmol kg⁻¹5.7 cmol kg⁻¹14 cmol kg⁻¹7.4 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %0 %1.6 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium0 %0 %0 %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
Gravel4 %4 %4 %10 %10 %
Sand37 %25 %37 %23 %79 %
Silt43 %51 %43 %49 %11 %
Clay20 %24 %20 %28 %10 %
USDA TextureLoamSilt loamLoamClay loamSandy loam
Reference Bulk Density1.4 g/cm³1.35 g/cm³1.4 g/cm³1.33 g/cm³1.59 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.61 g/cm³1.6 g/cm³1.61 g/cm³1.49 g/cm³1.44 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.25 %0.5 %0.25 %0.4 %0.24 %
PH5.35.45.376.9
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity63 cmol kg⁻¹40 cmol kg⁻¹63 cmol kg⁻¹64 cmol kg⁻¹57 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity9 cmol kg⁻¹14 cmol kg⁻¹9 cmol kg⁻¹20 cmol kg⁻¹6 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation59 %59 %59 %100 %93 %
Total Exchangeable Bases4.9 cmol kg⁻¹4.9 cmol kg⁻¹4.9 cmol kg⁻¹15.3 cmol kg⁻¹9 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %0 %3.5 %0.1 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %0 %0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium0 %0 %0 %2 %2 %
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.