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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 according to standards (OGC WMS) so that they are interoperable with similar information allowing real-time integration of environmental data from around the world.
The Viewer integrates the European Soil Database layers and some other soil layers in one single web-based application.
You may navigate and select each of the: 70 layers derived from the European Soil Database;


Important Note:

In line with the conditions set to users when downloading the underlying European Soil Database data, the user of this map viewer should know that: The DG-JRC, on behalf of the Commission, and the European Soil Bureau Network, does not accept any liability whatsoever for any error, missing data or omissions in the data, or for any loss or damage arising from its use. The DG JRC, on behalf of the Commission, agrees to provide the data/maps free of charge but is not bound to justify the content and values contained in the databases.
The permission to use the ESDB data and ESDB derived maps is granted on condition that, under no circumstances are these data passed to third parties. Moreover they must not be used in any way for commercial gain. The user agrees to: a) Make proper reference to the source of the data/maps when disseminating the results to which this agreement relates; b) Participate in the verification of the data (e.g. by noting and reporting any errors or omissions discovered to the JRC).

Reference to the source of the data when using (copy and paste) a map: “Map created with the ESDAC Map Viewer (esdacviewer.jrc.ec.europa.eu), including data from the ‘European Soil Database distribution version 2.0, European Commission and the European Soil Bureau Network, CD-ROM, EUR 19945 EN, 2004’

76 Layers

Click to search for navigate and select each of the derived layers from the European Soil Database. Create a custom map, print and download data in standard formats.

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14 Maps

Click to search for navigate and select each of the derived maps from the European Soil Database.

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