Updates to SoilWeb Mobile: Distance from Nearest Map Unit Boundary

Submitted by dylan on Wed, 2011-03-16 18:41.

Working on some new ideas on how map unit data can be summarized on small screens-- particularly for our mobile version of SoilWeb. The distance from the nearest map unit polygon boundary is now printed above mini soil profile sketches. This gives the user a little more information that can be used to judge a relative degree of confidence in the returned soils data; the closer you are to the boundary the less likely you are actually standing in displayed map unit.

 
Here is an example:

 
Should have a new version of SoilWeb for the Android operating system with a much cleaner interface, and user-selectable GPS precision. And here are some screen shots:

 


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