Data and Resources
DQS - Land and Soil Capability Mapping for NSW
Download package: shapefiles, ESRI layer files, ruleset and metadata documents.
Download the Land and Soil Capability (LSC) Assessment Scheme.
About land and soil information in NSW - DPIE's data systems and map products.
Soil information, mapping & management; land degradation & geodiversity.
Data Quality Statement
Dataset Web Services
Metadata Summary What is metadata?
|Purpose||Support natural resource management and decision making. The dataset was created to assist meeting Soil Condition and Land Management theme targets for the Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting program. It is one of the primary datasets used to create the regional Biophysical Strategic Agricultural Land (BSAL) maps under the NSW Government's Strategic Regional Land Use Policy.|
|Frequency of change||As needed|
|Date of Asset Creation||2008-12-01|
|Date of Asset Revision||2021-10-20|
|Date of Asset Publication||2013-05-02|
|License||Creative Commons Attribution 4.0|
|NSW Place Name||NSW|
|Temporal Coverage From||2008-01-08 - 2020-01-30|
|Datum||GDA94 Geographic (Lat\Long)|
|Attribution||Department of Planning and Environment asserts the right to be attributed as author of the original material in the following manner: "© State Government of NSW and Department of Planning and Environment 2013"|