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Organic Soils This map displays the distribution of organic soils in the agricultural region of Alberta. Organic soils consist of layers of material with greater than 30 percent organic matter and a total thickness of greater than 40 cm. Organic soils are generally saturated with water for most of the year unless drained. Saturation inhibits decomposition and encourages continued accumulation of organic material. Drainage of these soils can result in a rapid increase in decomposition and a reduction in the thickness of the organic material. This resource was created in 2002 using ArcGIS. 2005-09-01 2020-06-05 Government of Alberta duke@gov.ab.ca AgricultureForm DescriptorsNature and EnvironmentScience and TechnologyAlbertasoil typespeat soilssoil healthDownloadable DataGovernment information Organic SoilsESRI REST https://maps.alberta.ca/genesis/rest/services/Agricultural_Land_Resource_Atlas/Latest/MapServer/14 Organic SoilsESRI REST https://maps.alberta.ca/genesis/rest/services/Agricultural_Land_Resource_Atlas/Latest/MapServer/14 Alberta GeoportalHTML https://geodiscover.alberta.ca/geoportal/rest/metadata/item/9b940717cdae4b0b9684bdf5390e66d5/html Organic_Soils.kmzKMZ ftp://ftp.gov.ab.ca/env/gda/AG_FOR/LandResourceAtlas/Organic_Soils.kmz Organic SoilsWMS https://maps.alberta.ca/genesis/services/Agricultural_Land_Resource_Atlas/Latest/MapServer/WMSServer?service=WMS&request=GetCapabilities&legend_format=image/png&feature_info_type=text/plain&layers=8 Organic SoilsWMS https://maps.alberta.ca/genesis/services/Agricultural_Land_Resource_Atlas/Latest/MapServer/WMSServer?service=WMS&request=GetCapabilities&legend_format=image/png&feature_info_type=text/plain&layers=8 Organic_Soils.zipZIP ftp://ftp.gov.ab.ca/env/gda/AG_FOR/LandResourceAtlas/Organic_Soils.zip

Organic Soils

This map displays the distribution of organic soils in the agricultural region of Alberta. Organic soils consist of layers of material with greater than 30 percent organic matter and a total thickness of greater than 40 cm. Organic soils are generally saturated with water for most of the year unless drained. Saturation inhibits decomposition and encourages continued accumulation of organic material. Drainage of these soils can result in a rapid increase in decomposition and a reduction in the thickness of the organic material. This resource was created in 2002 using ArcGIS.

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Organic Soils Web Service ESRI REST English Access
Organic Soils Web Service ESRI REST French Access
Alberta Geoportal Dataset HTML English Access
Organic_Soils.kmz Web Service KMZ English Access
Organic Soils Web Service WMS English Access
Organic Soils Web Service WMS French Access
Organic_Soils.zip Dataset ZIP English Access

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