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Smap Soil Texture February 2018

  • Added 26 Feb 2018
  • Updated 26 Feb 2018

There has been a change in the way the S-map is being made available to users. The S-map primary map layer ofsoil classes (i.e. delineated areas that are labelled with the soil family name) is no longer freely available to commercial users. Access to this data and associated soil attribute data for commercial use is by negotiation - please contact Graeme Anderson. This layer is a "dissolved" representation of the soil textureattribute for S-map previously available as a lookup table. It is available for non-commercial use under a creative commons licence (CC-BY-NC-ND).Soil texture profile is defined in Webb and Lilburne (2011). Texture can be specified as either a single texture or a compound texture profile.clayskeletalloamsandy loamloamy peatpeatsandy peatsilty loamWebb TH, Lilburne LR 2011. Criteria for defining the soil family and soil sibling: The fourth and fifth categories of the New Zealand Soil Classification. 2nd ed. Lincoln, Canterbury, New Zealand, Manaaki Whenua Press. 38 p.


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TagsDownloadable Data, Soil, Soil Depth, Soil Drainage, Soil Texture
RegionsNew Zealand
MetadataISO 19115/19139, Dublin Core

Technical Details

Layer ID 93658
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 48903
Attributes Texture
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), Atom Feed


Added26 Feb 2018
Revisions 4 - Browse all revisions
Current revision Imported on Feb. 26, 2018 in NZGD2000 / New Zealand Transverse Mercator 2000. 498 geometries modified to be OGC compliant. Changelog.
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