Fundy National Park

Location:New Brunswick, Canada
IUCN Category:II
Area:52,716 acres (21,333 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Köppen climate classification:Dfb (Climate: snow; Precipitation: fully humid; Temperature: warm summer)


New England-Acadian forests


Protected Area Boundary
Share70 %30 %
Soil TypeOrthic PodzolsDystric Cambisols
Topsoil TextureMediumMedium
Reference Depth100 cm100 cm
DrainageModerately wellModerately well
Available Water Capacity150 m150 m
Topsoil Properties
Gravel15 %10 %
Sand54 %41 %
Silt38 %39 %
Clay8 %20 %
USDA TextureSandy loamLoam
Reference Bulk Density1.57 g/cm³1.41 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.27 g/cm³1.3 g/cm³
Organic Carbon4.63 %1.45 %
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity64 cmol kg⁻¹30 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity21 cmol kg⁻¹12 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation24 %37 %
Total Exchangeable Bases4.4 cmol kg⁻¹4.1 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium1 %1 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel18 %20 %
Sand59 %45 %
Silt32 %35 %
Clay9 %20 %
USDA TextureSandy loamLoam
Reference Bulk Density1.56 g/cm³1.42 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.5 g/cm³1.37 g/cm³
Organic Carbon0.98 %0.5 %
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity37 cmol kg⁻¹36 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity8 cmol kg⁻¹9 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation13 %33 %
Total Exchangeable Bases1.4 cmol kg⁻¹2.6 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %0 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium0 %1 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 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.
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263