Discrepancy and corruption of the Fiji Soil Map. Published on 30/04/2007. Structure. I ntroduction to Fiji soils 2. Corruption on soil map: 2.1 . loss of 4000 polygons 2.2 . shift in the lookup tables 2.3. Discrepancys in the Map Unit Code 2.4. LUC transfer problems.
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Discrepancy and corruption
of the Fiji Soil Map
Published on 30/04/2007
2. Corruption on soil map:2.1. loss of 4000 polygons2.2. shift in the lookup tables 2.3.Discrepancys in the Map Unit Code
2.4. LUC transfer problems
Fiji Soil Map is based on:
Soil Taxonomic Unit Description Handbook (STUD’s 1998) LESLIE, D.M. (David Murdoch), 1940- Fiji : soil taxonomic unit description handbook / D.M. Leslie, V.B. Seru. - Lincoln, Canterbury: Manaaki Whenua Press. 1998.Volume 1 & 2: ~ 950 pages
Range of Slopes, Moisture Regime, Temperature Regime (Altitude > 600m), Texture, Mineralogy Class, Landform, parent Rock, Drainage, Erosion Risk……. etc.
in different Systems
identification of Fiji Soil Series
classes and the main soil limitations
for crop growth
crop requirements; soil suitability
2. Corruption on soil map
2.1. loss of 4000 polygons
2.2. shift in the lookup tables
Datasource: Landuse capability (shapefile) 27/11/2007
2.3. Discrepancys in the Map Unit Code
R Soils that should be absent on Viti Levu
Example: Keiyasi soils (113) 113C+D are not present