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Digital Soil Information for England and Wales
Entry ID: LandIS

Abstract: The National Soil Resources Institute incorporates the former Soil Survey and
Land Research Centre and as a result maintains all the published and
unpublished paper soil reports and maps for England and Wales and a large body
of digital soil information.

The digital information comprises the following principle data sets.

-Vector and gridded vector versions of the 1:250,000 scale National Soil ... View entire text
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Description: NATMAP soil data products.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 59.07   S: 49.49   E: 2.39   W: -8.41

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Cranfield Univerity
Dataset Title: Digital Soil Information for England and Wales
Dataset Publisher: Cranfield Univerity
Version: Not provided
Data Presentation Form: Vector Digital Data
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-01-01
Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE > SOILS > CALCIUM Parameter Definition
AGRICULTURE > SOILS > CARBON Parameter Definition
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Access Constraints Arrangements for access to soil data are governed by an agreement between NSRI
and Defra acting on behalf of the Crown. Under the LandIS Agreement:

-Data are only ever licensed (i.e. not sold) for use over a specified period,

-Departments of the Crown and their contractors are entitled to royalty-free
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Data Set Progress
Data Center
National Soil Resources Institute, University of Cranfield, Silsoe Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +44-0-1525-863000
Fax: +44 (0)1525 863001
Email: nsri at
Contact Address:
Cranfield University
City: Bedfordshire
Postal Code: MK45 4DT
Country: UK
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at
Contact Address:
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-03-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-17