Smap New Zealand Soil Classification (Soil Order) - February 2018

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There has been a change in the way the S-map is being made available to users. The S-map primary map layer ofsoil classes (i.e. delineated areas that are labelled with the soil family name) is no longer freely available to commercial users. Access to this data and associated soil attribute data for commercial use is by negotiation - please contact Graeme Anderson. This layer is a "dissolved" representation of the NZSC soil orderfor S-map previously available as a lookup table.It is available for non-commercial use under a creative commons licence (CC-BY-NC-ND).The New Zealand Soil Classification is described in Hewitt (2010) - Landcare Research Science Series No. 1.

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Smap Soil Texture February 2018

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There has been a change in the way the S-map is being made available to users. The S-map primary map layer ofsoil classes (i.e. delineated areas that are labelled with the soil family name) is no longer freely available to commercial users. Access to this data and associated soil attribute data for commercial use is by negotiation - please contact Graeme Anderson. This layer is a "dissolved" representation of the soil textureattribute for S-map previously available as a lookup table. It is available for non-commercial use under a creative commons licence (CC-BY-NC-ND).Soil texture profile is defined in Webb and Lilburne (2011). Texture can be specified as either a single texture or a compound texture profile.clayskeletalloamsandy loamloamy peatpeatsandy peatsilty loamWebb TH, Lilburne LR 2011. Criteria for defining the soil family and soil sibling: The fourth and fifth categories of the New Zealand Soil Classification. 2nd ed. Lincoln, Canterbury, New Zealand, Manaaki Whenua Press. 38 p.

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Smap Soil Drainage February 2018

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There has been a change in the way the S-map is being made available to users. The S-map primary map layer ofsoil classes (i.e. delineated areas that are labelled with the soil family name) is no longer freely available to commercial users. Access to this data and associated soil attribute data for commercial use is by negotiation - please contact Graeme Anderson. This layer is a "dissolved" representation of the soil drainageattribute for S-map previously available as a lookup table.It is available for non-commercial use under a creative commons licence (CC-BY-NC-ND).Soil drainage is a relatively simple classification of the soil profile that describes the likelihood of seasonal wetness. It is based on the occurrence within specific depths of redox segregation and low chroma colours indicative of waterlogging and reduction (Webb and Lilburne, 2011).Very poorly drainedPoorly drainedImperfectly drainedModerately well drainedWell drainedWebb TH, Lilburne LR 2011. Criteria for defining the soil family and soil sibling: The fourth and fifth categories of the New Zealand Soil Classification. 2nd ed. Lincoln, Canterbury, New Zealand, Manaaki Whenua Press. 38 p.

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Smap Soil Depth February 2018

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There has been a change in the way the S-map is being made available to users. The S-map primary map layer ofsoil classes (i.e. delineated areas that are labelled with the soil family name) is no longer freely available to commercial users. Access to this data and associated soil attribute data for commercial use is by negotiation - please contact Graeme Anderson. This layer is a "dissolved" representation of the soil depth attribute for S-map soilspreviously available as a lookup table.It is available for non-commercial use under a creative commons licence (CC-BY-NC-ND).Soil depth (Webb & Lilburne 2011) is defined according to a traditional agronomic concept of soil depth (Taylor & Pohlen 1970). In a practical sense, it can be thought of as the depth to a layer that makes augering or digging difficult. Soil depth is identified as the depth to:· A very stony horizon (more than 35% stones by volume)· A soft or hard rock surface· Shattered rock· A pan, as defined in Hewitt (2010)· Firm consistence, together with massive or gross structure. Note that while the layer defining soil depth may cause some restriction in root penetration, it does not necessarily define the base of the potential rooting depth.The dominant depth classes aredefined as:Deep(> 100 cm)Moderately Deep(45 cm - 100 cm)Shallow(20 cm - 45 cm)Very Shallow(

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Smap NZSC Order

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Symbology for Smap NZ Soil Classification (ArcGIS LYR file format)

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MPI SLMACC Auger and Tacit Soil Observations

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This dataset contains 500 augers observations of soil properties collected for a digital soil mapping and land use capability analysis in the Kaikohe to Paihia area. An additional 172 tacit points of estimated soil properties at sites where pedologists were confident they could predict likely soil distribution are also included.

These data were used in conjunction with elevation, slope and other spatial explicit covariate data to predict soil distributions continuously across 100 km2 of Northland hill country

The project report (11 Mb PDF) for this work is downloadable at www.mpi.govt.nz/dmsdocument/30615-use-of-modern-te...

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MPI SLMACC Northland Soil Mapunit (version 11)

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Soil map unit raster classification - generated from a Random Forest model based on soil auger data points and terrain and parent material co-variate layers. This model uses 16 soil map units which represent groupings of taxonomically similar soils at NZ Soil Classification sub-group to family level. Random Forest predicts classifications - the map units so defined will be assigned typical soil associations and properties

The project report (11 Mb PDF) for this work is downloadable at www.mpi.govt.nz/dmsdocument/30615-use-of-modern-te...

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Envirolink Report (C09X1402) 2015

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Report entitled "Background soil concentrations of selected trace elements and organic contaminants in New Zealand" (Envirolink Tools Grant: C09X1402)

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PBC Maps

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Example colour maps of Predicted Background Concentration (PBC) shapefile containing data on background concentrations (mg/kg) of arsenic, cadmium, chromium, copper, lead, nickel and zinc across New Zealand.

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PBC - Predicted Background Soil Concentrations, New Zealand

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The Predicted Background Concentration (PBC) shapefile contains spatial information on the effective median, and 95th quantile estimates of the background concentration (mg/kg) of arsenic, cadmium, chromium, copper, lead, nickel and zinc across New Zealand. These background concentrations were developed for a geological unit classification, Chemical4, originating from GNS Science's QMAP 1:250 000 Geological Map of New Zealand GIS dataset (Heron 2014). Chemical4 is based on the QMAP ROCK_GROUP classification but further subdivides some on an age basis ie older sedimentary rocks from their Miocene and younger rock and sediment equivalents (Maui and Pakihi supergroups, Mortimer et al. 2014). The number of samples in each Chemical4 subgroup for which predictions are made is also provided. Predictions for Chemical4 subgroups with few underlying samples (N<30) are considered less reliable and for N<10 unreliable. These data are intended to provide an initial assessment of background soil concentrations at locations that are being assessed for use as clean-fills or managed fill or for the assessment of contaminated land.

Source: These background soil concentration predictions were developed from geostatistical analysis of trace element data from regional councils, national soils database and GNS Science identifying associations with geological parameters adapted from the GNS Science QMAP geological map dataset. The premise being that underlying geology is generally regarded as a major contributor to the geochemical signals in soils and surficial material.

Full details of the development of these data is provided in 'Envirolink Report (C09X1402) 2015.pdf'. See 'PBC_FieldsDescription.xlsx' for a description of the fields in the attribute table.

References: Heron DW (custodian) 2014. Geological map of New Zealand 1:250,000. GNS Science geological map 1. Lower Hutt, New Zealand, GNS Science.

Mortimer N, Rattenbury MS, King PR, Bland KJ, Barrell DJA, Bache F, Begg JG, Campbell HJ, Cox SC, Crampton JS, Edbrooke SW, Forsyth PJ, Johnston MR, Jongens R, Lee J, Leonard GS, Raine JI, Skinner DNB, Timm C, Townsend DB, Tulloch AJ, Turnbull IM, Turnbull RE 2014. High-level stratigraphic scheme for New Zealand rocks. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 57: 402–419.

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