Major initiatives, projects or services
Global Soil Map
A global consortium formed to make a new digital soil map of the world using state-of-the-art and emerging technologies for soil mapping and predicting soil properties at fine resolution.
Global Soil Map: Oceania Node
Generating fine-scale soil attributes (like soil moisture, nutrients, depth) for land and soil management and policy connected with regional and national soil mapping initiatives and systems in New Zealand, Australia, Indonesia, and the Pacific nations.
FAO’s Global Soil Partnership
The mandate of the Global Soil Partnership is to improve governance of the limited soil resources of the planet in order to guarantee healthy and productive soils for a food secure world, as well as support other essential ecosystem services, in accordance with the sovereign right of each State over its natural resources.
World Reference Base for Soil Resources
Information on this international framework for classification, correlation and communication.
Australian Collaborative Land Evaluation Program
A partnership between CSIRO Land and Water, the Australian Government Department of Agriculture and the state and territory agencies responsible for land resource assessment. It provides a focus for the collection, collation, management, dissemination, and analysis of nationally consistent, integrated data and information on soil and land resources. It provides input to national assessments of the consequences of land resource use and management.
Australian Soil Resource Information System
Provides online access to the best publicly available information on soil and land resources in a consistent format across Australia.
Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network – Soil and Landscape grid of Australia
Provides access to nationally-consistent and comprehensive soil and landscape attribute data.
European Soil Data Centre Portal
Thematic centre for soil related data in Europe. It contains a number of resources organised and presented in various ways: datasets, services/applications, maps, documents, events, projects, and external links.
California Soil Resource Lab - UC Davis. SoilWeb products can be used to access USDA-NCSS detailed soil survey data (SSURGO) for most of the United States.