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Federal

The National Ecological Framework for Canada's "Soil Texture by Ecoprovince” dataset contains tables that provide soil texture information within the ecoprovince framework polygon. It provides soil texture codes and their English and French language descriptions as well as the percentage of the polygon that the component occupies. Soil texture indicates the relative proportions of the various soil separates (sand, silt, clay) as described by classes of texture. Soil separates are mineral particles, 2.0 mm in diameter and include: gravel 0.2 -7.5 cm and cobbles 7.5-25.0 cm.

Last Updated: Jul. 27, 2021
Date Published: May 21, 2013
Organization: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Formats: WMS PDF FGDB/GDB ESRI REST GML
Keywords:  Soil, Environment
Federal

The National Ecological Framework for Canada's "Soil Texture by Ecozone” dataset contains tables that provide soil texture information within the ecozone framework polygon. It provides soil texture codes and their English and French language descriptions as well as the percentage of the polygon that the component occupies. Soil texture indicates the relative proportions of the various soil separates (sand, silt, clay) as described by classes of texture. Soil separates are mineral particles, 2.0 mm in diameter and include: gravel 0.2 -7.5 cm and cobbles 7.5-25.0 cm.

Last Updated: Jul. 27, 2021
Date Published: May 21, 2013
Organization: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Formats: WMS PDF FGDB/GDB ESRI REST GML
Keywords:  Terrestrial ecosystems, Ecology, Ecosystems
Federal

The National Ecological Framework for Canada's "Soil Texture by Ecodistrict” dataset contains tables that provide soil texture information within the ecodistrict framework polygon. It provides soil texture codes and their English and French language descriptions as well as the percentage of the polygon that the component occupies. Soil texture indicates the relative proportions of the various soil separates (sand, silt, clay) as described by classes of texture. Soil separates are mineral particles, 2.0 mm in diameter and include: gravel 0.2 -7.5 cm and cobbles 7.5-25.0 cm.

Last Updated: Jul. 27, 2021
Date Published: May 21, 2013
Organization: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Formats: PDF FGDB/GDB ESRI REST GML
Keywords:  Terrestrial ecosystems, Ecology, Environment
Provincial

This map illustrates the distribution of soil parent material textures in the agricultural region of Alberta. Soil texture is defined by the relative proportions of the sand, silt and clay particles present. Soil textures are identified by classes using the Soil Texture Triangle illustrated below. The Soil Texture Triangle identifies the textural class of a soil at the intersection of the percent sand (x-axis) and the percent clay (y-axis).

Last Updated: Sep. 10, 2022
Date Published: Jul. 13, 2016
Organization: Government of Alberta
Formats: WMS XML HTML other ESRI REST
Keywords:  ALBERTA, DOWNLOADABLE-DATA, GEOSCIENTIFICINFORMATION, SOIL-CHEMIOPHYSICAL-PROPERTIES, SOIL-COHESION, SOIL-COMPOSITION, SOIL-SEPARATES, Government information
Federal

The “Thematic Soil Maps of Manitoba” is a revised and condensed version of the Manitoba Detailed Soils Database produced by CANSIS.

It contains data relating to the soils slope, drainage, agricultural capability, erosion potential, and surface texture.

Last Updated: Jul. 27, 2021
Date Published: Jul. 4, 2013
Organization: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Formats: PDF FGDB/GDB ESRI REST GML
Keywords:  Soil
Federal

The “Thematic Soil Maps of Saskatchewan” is a revised and condensed version of the Saskatchewan Detailed Soils Database produced by CANSIS.

It contains data relating to the soils slope, drainage, agricultural capability, erosion potential, and surface texture.

Last Updated: Jul. 27, 2021
Date Published: Jul. 4, 2013
Organization: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Formats: PDF FGDB/GDB ESRI REST GML
Keywords:  Soil
Federal

The “Soils of Canada, Derived” national scale thematic datasets display the distribution and areal extent of soil attributes such as drainage, texture of parent material, kind of material, and classification of soils in terms of provincial Detailed Soil Surveys (DDS) polygons, Soil Landscape Polygons (SLCs), Soil Order and Great Group. The relief and associated slopes of the Canadian landscape are depicted on the local surface form thematic dataset.

The purpose of the “Soils of Canada, Derived” series is to facilitate the cartographic display and basic queries of the Soil Landscapes of Canada at a national scale. For more detailed or sophisticated analysis, users should investigate the full “Soil Landscapes of Canada” product.

Last Updated: Jul. 27, 2021
Date Published: Apr. 22, 2015
Organization: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Formats: WMS PDF FGDB/GDB ESRI REST GML
Keywords:  Soil
Federal

The National Ecological Framework for Canada's "Soil Development by Ecoregion” dataset contains tables that provide soil development information for components within the ecoregion framework polygon. It provides soil development codes and their English and French-language descriptions as well as the percentage of the polygon that the component occupies. The soil development descriptions are based on the second edition of the Canadian System of Soil Classification (Agriculture Canada Expert Committee on Soil Survey, 1987).

Last Updated: Jul. 27, 2021
Date Published: May 21, 2013
Organization: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Formats: PDF FGDB/GDB ESRI REST GML
Keywords:  Terrestrial ecosystems, Ecology, Environment
Federal

This database contains the data set described in Andrieux B. et al. (in preparation) about carbon stocks in Quebec's spruce feathermoss forests. Carbon density in different reservoirs of the ecosystem is available at the plot scale (n = 72): living aboveground biomass, coarse woody debris, organic soil horizon, mineral soil (top 15 cm), mineral soil (15-35 cm) and illuvial (B) horizon (top 15 cm). Ancillary biophysical data includes geographic locations, topographic surveys, composition of the moss mat, time since fire, and soil properties (carbon content, bulk density, forest floor depth, pH, texture and amorphous metals).

Last Updated: Jun. 27, 2018
Date Published: Jun. 20, 2018
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: TXT CSV
Keywords:  Biomass, Boreal ecosystems, Terrestrial ecosystems, Soil
Federal

The Prairie Soil Zones file shows the general distribution of major soil zones across the Prairie region of Canada. Soil zones (based on the Canadian System of Soil Classification) are named based on the dominant soil classification of the soils in each zone. Data extent is limited to the Agricultural Zone as defined in Soil Landscapes of Canada v 3.0 (Lefebvre et al. 2005).

Last Updated: Jul. 27, 2021
Date Published: Jul. 4, 2013
Organization: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Formats: PDF FGDB/GDB ESRI REST GML
Keywords:  Soil, Soil taxonomy, Agriculture
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