T-Research Special Issue on Irish Soil Information System

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The Irish Soil Information System (ISIS) project was established in 2008, following a comprehensive inventory of Irish soil data compiled by Daly and Fealy (2007) which highlighted that soil data coverage of Ireland was incomplete in both detail and extent. The ISIS project is funded under the Environmental Protection Agency STRIVE Research Programme 2007-2013 and co-funded by Teagasc. It was led by Teagasc with the participation of researchers from Cranfield University (UK) and University College Dublin. The overall objective of the ISIS project was to conduct a programme of structured research into the national distribution of soil types and construct a soil map, at 1:250,000 scale, which will identify and describe the soils according to a harmonised national legend. This map is now available in digital format and forms the basis of a new soil information system for Ireland (http://isis.teagasc.ie).

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Dr. Rachel Creamer
Teagasc
Environmental Scientist
Environmental Research Department, Johnstown Castle, Teagasc, Johnstown Castle Co. Wexford, Ireland
Telephone: +353 (0)53 9171200
e-mail: rachel.creamer@teagasc.ie

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SAFER-Data Display URL http://erc.epa.ie/safer/iso19115/display?isoID=3093
Resource KeywordsSoil, Mapping, 3rd edition national soil map
EPA/ERTDI/STRIVE Project Code2007-S-CD-1-S1
EPA/ERTDI/STRIVE Project ThemeLand-use, Soils, and Transport
Resource Availability: Non Owner-Users Cannot Download Files from This Resource
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Limitations on the use of this ResourceThis magazine is distributed by Teagasc and for more details visit www.Teagasc.ie
Number of Attached Files (Publicly and Openly Available for Download): 1
Project Start Date Monday 1st September 2008 (01-09-2008)
Earliest Recorded Date within any attached datasets or digital objects Monday 1st September 2008 (01-09-2008)
Most Recent Recorded Date within any attached datasets or digital objects Thursday 15th October 2015 (15-10-2015)
Published on SAFERFriday 18th December 2015 (18-12-2015)
Date of Last EditFriday 18th December 2015 at 20:43:44 (18-12-2015)
Datasets or Files Updated On Friday 18th December 2015 at 20:43:44 (18-12-2015)

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This project relates to a national soil map

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This collection of articles in a T-research special issue explain the multiple projects to have been generated from the work of the Irish Soil Information System project.
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