S-map Online

The digital soil map of New Zealand

S-map data includes fundamental soil property data - such as depth, stoniness, clay and sand content - created from field observations and expert knowledge, as well as derived soil data based on models (e.g., available water, macroporosity, P retention, pH, soil carbon).

The tool also allows you to create custom soil maps and download soil factsheets for specific locations.

World Soil Day 2021

Halt soil salinization, boost soil productivity

On 5 December each year we celebrate World Soil Day (#WorldSoilDay). This year's campaign aims to raise awareness of the importance of maintaining healthy ecosystems and human well-being by addressing the growing challenges in soil management, fighting soil salinization, increasing soil awareness and encouraging governments, organizations, communities and individuals around the world to commit to proactively improving soil health.
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