Documents of further interest and relevance


Soil Site Reporter

Presented below are a series of freely downloadable resources relating to LandIS and its data holdings:



R117 Soils in Devon IX

SX68/78 Moretonhampstead and Chagford

New Soil Survey record sponsored by the Dartmoor Trust.

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Map to accompany R117 Soils in Devon IX

SX68/78 Moretonhampstead and Chagford

*Note: this download is large in size at approximately 25MB

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Soil Information and Data Policy

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Soilscapes

A brochure outlining the contents and uses of the popular Soilscapes dataset.

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A Guide to Better Soil Structure

A popular brochure written by Ian Bradley (formerly of NSRI) outlining practical measures to understand and protect good soil structure.

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Map to accompany R117 Soils in Devon IX

SX68/78 Moretonhampstead and Chagford

*Note: this download is large in size at approximately 25MB

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Soil Classification

Description of the soil classification scheme used in England and Wales.

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Soils Bibliography

Relevant academic references from the soils group.

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Soils Glossary

Commonly used soil terms.

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The Mapping of Landscapes, Geology and Soils of Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire

Mapping the landscape.

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HOST - The Hydrology of Soil Types

A paper describing the HOST system for classifying the soils of England and Wales according to their hydrological properties.

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Predicting Bulk Density

A paper concerning the derivation and evaluation of a set of pedogenically-based empirical algorithms.

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