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mySoil

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iPhone / iPad
Genres:
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  • Education
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View a map of the soil in your local area, retrieve descriptions of the soil depth, texture, pH, soil temperature, organic matter content and dominant habitats across the UK.

European users can view a map of the soil parent material and access soil depth, texture and dominant habitats.

Build up a community of soil information by sending us photos and details about your soil.

Search on places, then click on the map and reveal a description the soil beneath your feet.

mySoil is for anyone with an interest in the soil in Europe including gardeners and vegetable growers, allotment owners, farmers and agricultural specialists, schools and colleges, environmentalists and landuse planners.

Supported by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), mySoil combines soil information from the British Geological Survey, the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, the EU Joint Research Centre (JRC), and the Met Office. Discover more about our soil research at the UK Soil Observatory - http://www.ukso.org