doesnt actually tell yah much.....soil types can change in a matter of feet......around here you can go from nice loam, to high alkaline or pure clay that will not support plant life to pure sand and mixes there of.....and you wont have walked a half mile.....
that map is of more interest to geologists and about useless for growing plants......
Wow. What's the resolution on that? And how was the data collected? I can only imagine that it must be by satellite -- I'd like to see the algorithm that can determine soil orders from a little bit of albedo information, though. haha
I'm taking a course that covers a fair amount of biometeorology and remote sensing, so I'd definitely be interested to hear any additional information about this.
I like it 'cuz it's colorful and abstract.
Only a moral and virtuous people are capable of freedom; the more corrupt and vicious a people becomes, the more it has need of masters. -- Benjamin Franklin
Oh.. Australia... I though this was going to be a reference to Mark Todd or Black Sabbath...
Is he calling me Dirt?
I was disappointed when this didn't turn out to be an April Fool's prank... or maybe the prank is that there is no prank? o.O
o//~ Livin' like a bug ain't easy / My old clothes don't seem to fit me /
I got little tiny bug feet / I don't really know what bugs eat /
Don't want no one steppin' on me / Now I'm sympathizin' with fleas /
Livin' like a bug ain't easy / Livin' like a bug ain't easy... o//~