National Soil Database Archive
The Legacy datasets listed here have been made available solely for archival purposes and are no longer the best available data.
Soil Organic Carbon Database of Canada (1996)
This database depicts the relationships between soil and carbon content. Canada's Soil Organic Carbon Database consists of a digital soil cover compiled at 1:1 million scale and 3 associated attribute tables. The 3 attribute tables consist of a carbon polygon attribute table, a carbon component table and a carbon layer table.
Soil Organic Carbon Digital Database of Canada (ZIP, 56.5 MB)
Peatlands of Canada Database (2005)
Version 2 of the Peatlands of Canada Database was developed by updating the 2000 version of the database using new spatial and site data together with updated information from the peatland component of the Soil Organic Carbon Database (1996).
Peatlands of Canada Database v2 (ZIP, 54.7 MB)