Aleza Lake Luvisol*

Soil Site Details: Aleza Lake Luvisol

Basic Facts

Soil Order: Luvisol
Ecosystem: Coniferous Forest
Climate Zone: Continental
BC Biogeoclimatic Zone: Sub Boreal Spruce

Location: Prince George
City, Region, Country: Prince George, BC, Canada

Soil Classification

Soil Order: Luvisol
Great Group: Gray Luvisol
Subgroup: Gleyed Gray Luvisol
Soil Series: Pineview Soil Association
Classification Code: GlGL
Soil Horizons Present: LFH, Ae, Btg, Cg
Diagnostic Horizon 1: Bt
Diagnostic Horizon 2:
Diagnostic Horizon 3:
Diagnostic Horizon 4:

Land Form

Land Form:
Parent Material: Glacio-lacustrine
Elevation (m): 700
Topography: Inclined
Affected by Glaciation: Yes

Climate

Climate Zone: Continental
Mean Annual Temperature (C): 3
Minimum Annual Temperature (C):
Maximum Annual Temperature (C):
Mean Annual Precipitation (mm): 930

Land Use

Current Land Use: 2nd growth forest
Original Vegetation: Hybrid white spruce fir, subalpine fir, interior Douglas fir, paper birch
Current Vegetation: Hybrid white spruce fir, subalpine fir, interior Douglas fir, paper birch

Technical Description
Soil Morphology

Soil Texture of Diagnostic Horizon or Prevailing Texture: Silty clay loam to clay
Forest Humus Form:
Presence of Charcoal:
Presence of Coatings:

Soil Formation Processes

Primary Soil Process Group: Translocation
Primary Soil Process: Clay Redistribution
Secondary Soil Process:

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