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  • Welcome to the New European Soil Data Centre Portal
  • Welcome to the New European Soil Data Centre Portal
  • Welcome to the New European Soil Data Centre Portal
  • Welcome to the New European Soil Data Centre Portal

The European Soil Data Centre (ESDAC) is the thematic centre for soil related data in Europe. Its ambition is to be the single reference point for and to host all relevant soil data and information at European level. It contains a number of resources that are organized and presented in various ways: datasets, services/applications, maps, documents, events, projects and external links. We hope you can find your way in this site. When in doubt or for any question, you may contact

 

Dataset Highlights

Maps related to predicting the preservation of cultural artefacts and buried materials in soils in the EU

The European Commission Joint Research Centre performed a study that identifies factors affecting the fate of buried objects in soil and develops a method for assessing where preservation of different materials and stratigraphic evidence is more or less likely in the landscape...
 

Applications & Services

ESDAC Map Viewer

The ESDAC Map Viewer allows the user to navigate key soil data for Europe. It provides access to the attributes of the European Soil Database and some additional data related to main soil threats as identified in the Soil Thematic Strategy. The ESDAC Map Viewer is developed...Read more

 

Scientific-Technical Reports

The Remediated sites and brownfields–Success stories in Europe

This document is published at the initiative of the Eionet National Reference Centres for Soil, which established in 2015 an ad-hoc working group...