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Maps and Books from CSAI

Soil-related publications

The Cranfield Soil and AgriFood Institute (CSAI), incorporates the National Soil Resources Institute (NSRI) at Cranfield University, and the earlier Soil Survey and Land Research Centre (SSLRC) and, as a result, maintains all the published and unpublished paper soil reports and maps for England and Wales. CSAI market a wide range of paper maps, books, technical reports and articles associated with soil and land-use management.

Publications may be purchased by completing our Order Form and returning it to the address below. For information on application forms, licences and terms and conditions, please consult the documentation listed below.

  1. Order form for maps and publications.
  2. Application form for map and information publication licence.
  3. Map and information publication licences.
  4. Map and information publication licence agreement terms and conditions.
  5. For those wishing to publish CSAI soil maps and other CSAI information in a printed publication or digital product.
  6. Application form for map and information reproduction licence.
  7. Map and information reproduction licences.
  8. Map and information reproduction licence agreement terms and conditions.
  9. Student application to reproduce published material.
  10. Soil Information and Data Policy.

Map holdings

Location of our soil maps

The location of our maps are provided below. Select the desired scales from the selection below to see the location of each set of maps available. Alternatively you can view the locations of our maps in a GIS tool, or Google Earth by downloading the appropriate files listed beneath the map viewer below.

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Published Soil Map locations in Google Earth KMZ format.
Published Soil Map locations in GIS format. Note you would need a GIS program, such as ESRI ArcGIS, or a free GIS, such as QGIS, or gvSIG, to view these files.
CSAI also have a large colume of detailed farm-level mapping in their archives. Locations of these maps are presented below:
Farm Survey locations in Google Earth KMZ format.

Obtaining publications

How to purchase maps and books

If you have any questions or comments, please contact Sara Larman, the Publications Officer and Administrative Coordinator on (01234) 750111 x2772.

You can directly contact us by email as well:

We are always happy to help over the phone, or by e-mail, so if you have any questions, please ask.

For payments towards products, materials and services, please note our secure online payments system, powered by Worldpay, which accepts online payments.

Sara Larman
Publications Officer and Administrative Coordinator
Cranfield Centre for Environmental & Agricultural Informatics
Cranfield University
Vincent Building
Cranfield campus
MK43 0AL
Tel: (01234) 750111 x2772
Fax: (01234) 752970
Office hours are Mon to Fri 9:00am to 3:30pm
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