Cranfield University maintains all the published and unpublished paper soil reports and maps for England and Wales, and market and lease a wide body of digital soil information, comprising the following principal data sets:
All these data sets are held in the LandIS relational 'land information system' is maintained by Cranfield. More details of each are given here - select from the menus in the left panel.
Arrangements for access to soil data are governed by an agreement between Cranfield University and Defra acting on behalf of the Crown. Under the LandIS Agreement:
Data are normally supplied via an online dropoff service in an agreed format. To find out which datasets we lease, look at our data families description, or alternatively run our handy data quotation advisor utility.
Our standard data licence Terms and Conditions are available for inspection.
For further information regarding leasing digital datasets from LandIS, for a soils data quotation, or for further information, please contact us as below:
Senior Environmental Information System Specialist
Cranfield Centre for Environmental & Agricultural Informatics
Tel: (01234) 752992
LandIS, or the Land Information System is one of the offerings of the Soil and Agrifood Institute. Incorporating the National Soil Resources Institute, CSAI is the largest UK national and international centre for research and development, consultancy and training in soils and their interaction with the atmosphere, land use, geology and water resources.
Centre for Environmental & Agricultural Informatics,
Bullock Building B53,
School of Water, Energy and Environment,
+44 (0)1234 752992
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