SOILSERIES Info is tabular data that can be used in conjunction with any of the NATMAP products, excepting NATMAP Soilscapes.
SOILSERIES Info provides basic information on the soil series, including the modern definition of the soil. This is useful for those who want to have a description of the soil series within their area.
For detailed pricing information in general, use our Quotation Advisor utility.
The table below describes the various properties within this data product. Each table contains the information outlined below.
|Property||Example from data||Description|
|SERIES||4||Soil series code for each series, this is a 4 digit numeric code|
|SERIES_NAME||ADVENTURERS'||Soil series name|
|SUBGROUP||10.24||Number used to define a subgroup incorporating the major group, group and subgroup i.e.3.11, being the third level of soil taxonomic classification based on features which further define the inherent characteristics of the soil material|
|MODERN_DEFINITION||humified peat||Modern definition of the soil in this soil series (soil type)|
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 754287
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