Esri Soils Layers Latest Updates

The following Soils Layers were released last week to the Living Atlas of the World:

NEW LAYERS

  1. USA Soils Albedo
  2. USA Soils Bedrock Depth
  3. USA Soils Corrosion Concrete
  4. USA Soils Corrosion Steel
  5. USA Soils Crop Production
  6. USA Soils Drainage Class
  7. USA Soils Erodibility Factor
  8. USA Soils Erosion Class
  9. USA Soils Erosion Hazard Forest Roads
  10. USA Soils Farmland Class
  11. USA Soils Flooding Frequency
  12. USA Soils Frost Free Period
  13. USA Soils Hydric Class
  14. USA Soils Hydrologic Group
  15. USA Soils Initial Subsidence
  16. USA Soils Loss Tolerance Factor
  17. USA Soils Range Production
  18. USA Soils Runoff
  19. USA Soils Total Subsidence
  20. USA Soils Water Table Depth

Flooding FrequencyThese layers reflect the most recent data from The National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) SSURGO Soil Database, updated in January 2017. The new layers have coverage in Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, US Virgin Islands, Marshall Islands, Northern Marianas Islands, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, and American Samoa.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please use the new layers instead of the following Mature Support layers:

MATURE SUPPORT LAYERS

  1. USA Soils Albedo (Mature Support)
  2. USA Soils Bedrock Depth (Mature Support)
  3. USA Soils Corrosion Concrete (Mature Support)
  4. USA Soils Corrosion Steel (Mature Support)
  5. USA Soils Crop Production (Mature Support)
  6. USA Soils Drainage Class (Mature Support)
  7. USA Soils Erodibility Factor (Mature Support)
  8. USA Soils Erosion Class (Mature Support)
  9. USA Soils Erosion Hazard Forest Roads (Mature Support)
  10. USA Soils Farmland Class (Mature Support)
  11. USA Soils Flooding Frequency (Mature Support)
  12. USA Soils Frost Free Period (Mature Support)
  13. USA Soils Hydric Classification (Mature Support)
  14. USA Soils Hydrologic Group (Mature Support)
  15. USA Soils Initial Subsidence (Mature Support)
  16. USA Soil Loss Tolerance Factor (Mature Support)
  17. USA Soils Range Production (Mature Support)
  18. USA Soils Runoff (Mature Support)
  19. USA Soils Total Subsidence (Mature Support)
  20. USA Soils Water Table Depth (Mature Support)

The new layers feature updated cartography and data and are suitable for analytical operations across the platform.

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