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The Soil and Landscape Grid of Australia provides relevant, consistent, comprehensive, nation-wide data in an easily-accessible format. The datasets are a first approximation (version 1) of national scale maps designed to be updated and improved over time as resources, new data and improved methods and technologies become available.
The Bureau of Meteorology is Australia's national weather, climate and water agency. Its expertise and services assist Australians in dealing with the harsh realities of their natural environment, including drought, floods, fires, storms, tsunami and tropical cyclones.
Soil health is a concept where all aspects of soil, that is, physical structure, chemical components and biological life are considered together. NSW DPI has information on several of the soil issues facing agriculture today.
The Australian Government, through the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, is driving initiatives and supporting others that ensure Australians have the tools they need to improve soil management, build farm productivity, and improve the quality of ecosystem services delivered to the broader community.
Find out what’s beneath your feet with SoilMapp for iPad. Tap into the best available soil information from Australia’s national soil databases.
A collection of maps of Australia for free download, including: topographic, bathymetric & boundary maps; satellite images of Australia (requires plug-in); geological, geophysical, geothermal, and minerals maps.
Themes are being developed to assist users to quickly view data of a topic of interest without having to negotiate the many data layers on the ASRIS maps page. Nutrient Management, Atlas of Australian Soils, Physiographic Regions of Australia, Acid Sulfate Soils and Crop Modelling theme pages are currently available.