Arcipelago delle Egadi - area marina e terrestre

Area:119,270 acres (48,267 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:Csa (Climate: warm temperate; Precipitation: summer dry; Temperature: hot summer)
Natura 2000 Data Sheet:View Data Sheet  Explanatory notes


Tyrrhenian-Adriatic sclerophyllous and mixed forests


Protected Area Boundary
Share65 %30 %
Soil TypeChromic LuvisolsLithic Leptosols
Topsoil TextureFineMedium
Reference Depth100 cm10 cm
Available Water Capacity50 m15 mm
Phase 1Lithic 
Root Obstacle60 - 80 cm 
Impermeable LayerNone to 150 cm 
Soil Water RegimeNot wet within 80 cm for over 3 months, nor wet within 40 cm for over 1 month 
Topsoil Properties
Gravel4 %21 %
Sand27 %42 %
Silt27 %34 %
Clay46 %24 %
USDA TextureClayLoam
Reference Bulk Density1.26 g/cm³1.38 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.37 g/cm³1.3 g/cm³
Organic Carbon1.2 %1.61 %
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity31 cmol kg⁻¹42 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity19 cmol kg⁻¹16 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation79 %100 %
Total Exchangeable Bases13.4 cmol kg⁻¹15.5 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate0 %3.9 %
Calcium Sulphate0 %0 %
Exchangeable Sodium1 %3 %
Electrical Conductivity0.1 dS m-10.1 dS m-1
Subsoil Properties
Gravel6 % 
Sand21 % 
Silt25 % 
Clay54 % 
USDA TextureClay 
Reference Bulk Density1.22 g/cm³ 
Bulk Density1.4 g/cm³ 
Organic Carbon0.58 % 
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity33 cmol kg⁻¹ 
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity20 cmol kg⁻¹ 
Base Saturation83 % 
Total Exchangeable Bases13.1 cmol kg⁻¹ 
Calcium Carbonate0 % 
Calcium Sulphate0 % 
Exchangeable Sodium1 % 
Electrical Conductivity0.1 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