Documents of further interest and relevance

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

Soils in Devon IX Moretonhampstead and Chagford

R117 Soils in Devon IX 

SX68/78 Moretonhampstead and Chagford

New Soil Survey record sponsored by the Dartmoor Trust.

Soil map of NE Dartmoor

Map to accompany R117 Soils in Devon IX 

SX68/78 Moretonhampstead and Chagford

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

Soil Information and Data Policy

Soil Information and Data Policy

Soil data structures

Soil Data Structures

Description and overview of the structure of the
main LandIS soil datasets and data structures.

Soilscapes Brochure


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

A guide to better soil structure

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

The national soil map and soil classification

Soil Classification

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

Soil related bibliography and references

Soils Bibliography

Relevant academic references from the soils group.

Glossary of soil related terms

Soils Glossary

Commonly used soil terms.

The mapping of landscapes, geology and soils in Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire

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

Mapping the landscape.

Hydrology of Soil Types

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.

Predicting bulk density

Predicting Bulk Density

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