Apps & Tools for Gardens, Towns and Cities

Soilmentor is an in-depth soil health monitoring tool aimed at farmers
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SoilMentor 

A comprehensive tool for monitoring the health of your soil, aimed primarily at farmers but useful for anyone with an interest in soils.
SIFSS mapping platform shows soil properties across Scotland
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SIFSS (Soil Information for Scottish Soils)

A free mapping platform, that lets you explore soil properties across Scotland.
ISQAPP app provides local information on soil health at global scale
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SQAPP 

A free app that lets you input your location (or a different one!) to get local information on soil health and soil properties anywhere in the world.
Soil Quality Test Kit guide for on-farm soil monitoring tests
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Soil Quality Test Kit 

A free guide that describes procedures for 12 on-farm tests, an interpretive section for each test, data recording sheets, and a section on how to build your own kit.
Citizens Soil Sampling Toolkit for cheminal analysis for environmental toxins
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Citizens Soil Sampling Toolkit 

A paid for tool for those who want to know what levels of chemicals are in bare soils in their garden or in public areas, due to environmental toxins.
TBI app measures soil biological activity by burying teabags
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The Tea Bag Index

A free hands-on family activity for measuring soil biological activity by burying teabags.
Bait lamina strips measure soil biological activity through burying in the ground
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Bait Lamina Strips 

A hands on activity that measures soil biological activity (invertebrates and microbes) through burying "baited" sticks in the ground.
Solivata soil respiration field test kit for soil health
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Solvita Soil respiration test

A paid for field test kit that enables the user to test soil respiration (carbon) alongside other soil properites including nutrients, biodiversity and structure.
SoilGrids mapping platform to explore soil type at a global scale
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SoilGrids

Free mapping platform that allows the user to explore soil type at a global scale.
mySoil mapping app for local information on soil health
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mySoil

A free mapping platform, that lets you input your location (or a different one!) to get local information on soil health and soil properties.
LandIS mapping app for soil health information in England and Wales
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LandIS Soilscapes

A free mapping platform, that lets you input your location (or a different one!) to get local information on soil health and soil properties.
The community hub for all things soil

uksoils is a consortium of scientific, campaigning and awareness raising organisations, all with a specialist knowledge of soil health, founded by UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Sustainable Soils Alliance, Earthwatch and University of Sheffield.