Open Data

Saline Soils

Description

The data represents the occurrence of saline soils in the agricultural area of Alberta. A Saline Soils is a non-alkali (pH less than 8.5 and exchangeable-sodium less than 15%) soil containing soluble salts in great enough quantities that they interfere with the growth of most crop plants. This resource was created in 2002 using ArcGIS.

Updated

December 4, 2017

Tags
ALBERTA CHEMICAL SOIL TYPES DOWNLOADABLE DATA SALINE SODIC SOILS SALINITY

Title and Dataset Information

Alternative Title

Saline Soils

Date Modified

2017-12-04

Update Frequency

Other

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Agriculture and Forestry

Resource Dates

Date Created

2005-09-01

Date Added to catalogue

2017-12-12T04:50:49.850816

Date Issued

2005-09-01

Date Modified

2017-12-04

Identifiers

Usage / Licence

Usage Considerations

To show saline soils distribution across the province. Knowledge concerning the distribution of saline soils in the province can be useful in assisting municipalities and producers in targeting salinity control and cost effective management activities.

Contact

Contact Name

Alberta Agriculture and Foresty, Government of Alberta

Contact Email

duke@gov.ab.ca