Monday, May 28, 2012

Amsterdam Soil Quality on Google Maps

The Amsterdam City Council Planning Department has used the Google Maps API to provide a map of the city's soil quality.

Bodemkwaliteit Amsterdam displays a number of different zones in Amsterdam, demarcated by soil quality. The map can therefore be used to determine the potential re-use of excavated soil, from the location of its excavation. The different zones on the map are color-coded by type of soil. The green and blue zones on the map indicate cleaner soil and the red zones indicate heavily contaminated soil.

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