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Surface Soil Acidity (ASRIS)

Soils are classified according to the pH of the surface layer, according to the lower pH values recorded among similar soils, i.e. it is assumed that each soil class has a characteristic level of acidity, or is prone to that level of acidity under current climate and typical agricultural land use expected for that soil and locality. Surface soils are classified according to degree of acidity, and surface buffering capacity. This analysis is based on Soil Landscape Mapping of SA's agricultural districts using soil class information in the nationally-consistent Australian Soil Resource Information System (ASRIS) data format. Also available for download: Soil Acidity.

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Field Value
Title Surface Soil Acidity (ASRIS)
Type Dataset
Language English
Licence Creative Commons Attribution
Data Status active
Hosted/Linked Linked
Update Frequency infrequently
Landing Page https://data.sa.gov.au/data/dataset/5058b1fb-668b-411b-a442-b4a30cbafcd9
Date Published December 3, 2017
Page Updated July 25, 2019
Contact Point
Department for Environment and Water
Temporal Coverage 15-06-2017
Geospatial Coverage Southern South Australia
Jurisdiction Government of South Australia
Data Portal data.sa.gov.au
Publisher/Agency Department for Environment and Water
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