The apps on this page offer additional, useful ways to access soil information for Great Britain. Several apps allow mobile access to data, the opportunity to crowdsource your own observations, or just learn more about your environment. We will be expanding this section as new apps become available. If you are aware of other handy apps, tools, or software that you think would be useful for us to share on this site, please contact us.
Farm Crap App Pro is designed to help farmers and growers value the nutrients found in organic manures.
The Fertilizer Optimizer app will assist you in using fertilizer more efficiently to optimize your fertilizer investments.
Take over 500 geological maps of Britain wherever you go to discover the landscape beneath your feet.
A system for recording and storing your soil sample analysis information.
A system to make it easier for wildlife sightings to be collated, checked by experts and made available to support research and decision-making at local and national levels.
LandCover is a simple tool for rapidly recording vegetation cover and structure using a 1 meter or yard stick in a 1/4 hectare (3/5 acre) plot.
mySoil gives you access to a comprehensive European soil properties map within a single app. Discover what lies beneath your feet and help us to build a community dataset by submitting your own soil information.
An app providing information on common saltmarsh plants, birds and invertebrates; and the ecology and importance of saltmarshes. Use the app to complete a saltmarsh vegetation survey and soil assessment and make an assessment of the carbon stored.
A free iPhone app for growers, farmers and land managers in Scotland to enable them to find out what soil type is in their area. (SSKIB) which can be accessed through the SIFSS website.
A free soil carbon app to provide farmers with a quick, cost-effective source of information about the organic matter content of their soil.
SoilInfo is an app for mobile devices that allows accessing spatial predictions of soil properties and classes in a simple format i.e. as soil profile depth curve plots or tabular summaries.
A crowdsource wiki giving everyone power to contribute, participate in ongoing projects and join citizen science.
ID-TaxER provides an interface to explore potential soil habitat preferences of UK bacterial taxa derived from 16S rRNA gene sequencing.
A set of tools dedicated to real-time weather monitoring across England and Wales.
A web tool for deciding how much lime to add to raise a soil's pH under UK conditions.
Interactive maps for exploring different types of soil for areas across the world.
A toolkit to explore the various soils of England and Wales. Drill down into the various recognised soils categories to understand their composition and properties.
An easy to use, online soil reporting tool which produces site-specific soils information with maps and soil descriptions.
A collection of updatable soil property and class maps of the world at 1 km resolution produced using state-of-the-art model-based statistical methods.
Soilscapes is an easy-to-use soil reporting tool which produces summary soils information for a specific location, based upon the "Soilscapes" soil thematic dataset.