Soil Survey Complex

Data set containing information about soil patterns of Southern Ontario. Soil attributes include soil name, texture, drainage and slope. Such data is useful for studies that require an overview of soil characteristics, such as: environmental impact assessments; erosion studies; agricultural capability and engineering studies.


Soil Survey Complex [computer file]. Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs, 2009. Available: Scholars GeoPortal (Accessed current date).


The data is licensed to Brock University faculty, staff and students for teaching and research purposes only.

Related Information

Report No.60 v.1, v.2 [PDF]
Soils of the Municipality of Niagara (1:25,000) G 3463 N54 J3 1989 O567 [map]

Map 1: West Lincoln [zoomable image]
Map 2: Grimsby – Lincoln [zoomable image]
Map 3: St. Catharines – Niagara-on-the-Lake [zoomable image]
Map 4: Pelham – Thorold – Welland [zoomable image]
Map 5: Niagara Falls [zoomable image]
Map 6: Wainfleet [zoomable image]
Map 7: Fort Erie – Port Colborne [zoomable image]

Local Access

Local \DATA\Niagara\Niagara_soils_shapefile


Contact us in-person at the Map, Data & GIS Library (Mackenzie Chown C306), via telephone at 905-688-5550 x5890, or via email at