Kōrero: Soil investigation

Computerised soil mapping

Computerised soil mapping

Soil information is stored in computerised databases and used to produce a variety of soil maps. It is a far cry from the days when maps could only be done in pen and ink.

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Photograph by Chris McKinnon

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P. J. Tonkin, 'Soil investigation - Changing role of soil science: 1986 onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14203/computerised-soil-mapping (accessed 17 October 2019)

Story by P. J. Tonkin, published 24 Sep 2007