Soil Survey (Quebec)

The Soil survey report maps (1:20,000) produced by IRDA characterize Quebec soils according to their morphological, physical and chemical properties. Each digital soil map has a corresponding help file, a lengend, pedological annotations, and the descriptions of the attributes. In addition, a complete database of Quebec soil descriptions is provided.

IRDA Soil Map


Title IRDA Digital Soil Survey Reports (Quebec)- Données pédologiques du Quebec (IRDA)
Author Institut de recherche et de développement en agroenvironnement Inc.
Date Various
Language French
Format ArcInfo Export {.e00}
Scale 1: 20 000
Projection Modified Transverse Mercator
Datum NAD83
Licence Please consult staff at McGill Library.
Index Map Quebec Soil Survey Map Index (IRDA) of the datasets available.
Interactive Index {Requires Google Earth}
Documentation Soil Surveys - Quebec have soil survey reports by county in PDF format. The Canadian System of Soil Classification can be used as a supplementary document to the Quebec soil survey maps
Access Members of the McGill Community can obtain copies of the data by filling out the Geospatial Data Request Form. Please include the title, Quebec Soil Survey, and the desired map numbers (ex: 31H05NO).
Citation [IRDA Digital Soil Survey Report] Map Number. [computer file]. 1:20 000, Sainte-Foy: Institut de recherche et de développement en agroenvironnement Inc., year.

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