Key documents and publications
Manaaki Whenua and its predecessors have a rich heritage of materials on the topic of soils. For publications it is a good idea to use the MWLR Digital Library as a starting point.
- Soil Survey publications
Reports published by Soil Bureau on results of soil survey around the country.
- Manaaki Whenua Press
Soil-related books and monographs published by Manaaki Whenua Press.
- Manaaki Whenua Science Publications
Search Manaaki Whenua's science publications database.
- Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research corporate publications
MWLR Science publications, Corporate publications, Innovation stories, Newsletters, Factsheets, Books & monographs.
- Visual Soil Assessment guides
The VSA Field Guide contains all the information necessary to carry out VSA on your land.
- Soil Horizons Newsletter
Issues covered by our 'Soil Horizons' newsletter include soil quality, land rehabilitation, impacts of wastewaters, nitrates, pesticides, and heavy metals on the environment, cropland erosion and soil degradation, non-point source pollution on land and water resources, and greenhouse gases (published annually).