soilDB: Soil Database Interface

A collection of functions for reading soil data from U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS) and National Cooperative Soil Survey (NCSS) databases.

Version: 2.8.3
Depends: R (≥ 3.5.0)
Imports: grDevices, graphics, stats, utils, methods, aqp (≥ 2.0.2), data.table, DBI, curl
Suggests: jsonlite, xml2, httr, rvest, odbc, RSQLite, sf, wk, terra, raster, knitr, rmarkdown, testthat
Published: 2024-06-11
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.soilDB
Author: Dylan Beaudette [aut], Jay Skovlin [aut], Stephen Roecker [aut], Andrew Brown [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Andrew Brown <andrew.g.brown at>
License: GPL (≥ 3)
NeedsCompilation: no
Language: en-US
Citation: soilDB citation info
Materials: NEWS
In views: Agriculture
CRAN checks: soilDB results


Reference manual: soilDB.pdf
Vignettes: fetchNASIS(from='pedons') Columns
Map Unit Key Grids and Thematic Maps of Soil Survey Geographic (SSURGO) Data


Package source: soilDB_2.8.3.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): soilDB_2.8.3.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): soilDB_2.8.2.tgz, r-release (x86_64): soilDB_2.8.3.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): soilDB_2.8.2.tgz
Old sources: soilDB archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: sharpshootR
Reverse suggests: apsimx, aqp, SoilTaxonomy


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