Bahrain Soil Mapping Project

Soil maps and their associated geospatial data are very important datasets that have a crucial role for various disciplines. Soil is considered the foundation for many projects. In agriculture, soil is the backbone; it is the main source of plant nutrients. It plays a major role in sustaining healthy crops. The type of physical and chemical characteristics of soil is vital for identifying areas suitable for agriculture. Equally, soil is important in construction applications and in identifying the appropriate soil quality central for building(s) foundation.