Polaris Soils Data Layers

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The POLARIS Soils Data Layers API provides a spatially continuous, internally consistent, quantitative prediction of soil series at a 30 m spatial resolution for the contiguous United States.

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Polaris is a recently developed soil data set that provides additional soil attributes. The POLARIS Soils Data Layers API provides a spatially continuous, internally consistent, quantitative prediction of soil series at a 30 m spatial resolution for the contiguous United States.


Polaris Soils in Ag-Analytics FarmScope.


Please note, you need to purchase a subscription key to call the API.
Please use the trial version to try now for a limited amount of uses before purchase.



Call API

Request

Request URL

Request parameters

  • The shape information for field in esriGeometryPolygon format.

  • e.g. pH, Organic Matter

  • Statistics options are: min, max, mean, and variance

  • Soil depth in CM.

Request headers

  • string

Request body

Responses

200 OK

Representations

Code samples

@ECHO OFF

curl -v -X GET "https://ag-analytics.azure-api.net/PolarisSoilsDataLayers/get?inputShape={"geometryType":"esriGeometryPolygon","features":[{"geometry":{"rings":[[[-88.509566,39.598643],[-88.509484,39.593239],[-88.509476,39.589665],[-88.514219,39.589738],[-88.518608,39.589742],[-88.518855,39.589739],[-88.518868,39.593309],[-88.518864,39.594773],[-88.518898,39.596357],[-88.518899,39.596927],[-88.518909,39.59738],[-88.518911,39.59765],[-88.518913,39.597752],[-88.518871,39.597807],[-88.518732,39.597818],[-88.517513,39.597823],[-88.51559,39.597826],[-88.514642,39.597827],[-88.514569,39.597811],[-88.514558,39.597596],[-88.51454,39.597346],[-88.514512,39.597276],[-88.514447,39.597266],[-88.514343,39.597238],[-88.514326,39.596633],[-88.514087,39.596636],[-88.514097,39.597291],[-88.514139,39.597401],[-88.514217,39.59744],[-88.514272,39.59754],[-88.514257,39.597693],[-88.514223,39.597828],[-88.514263,39.597956],[-88.514263,39.598009],[-88.514247,39.598188],[-88.514232,39.598432],[-88.514214,39.598504],[-88.514163,39.598561],[-88.514046,39.598634],[-88.513967,39.59866],[-88.512896,39.598661],[-88.509937,39.598649],[-88.509566,39.598643]]],"spatialReference":{"wkid":4326}}}]}&SoilValue=ph&Statistics=mean&SoilHorizon=0_5"
-H "Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key: {subscription key}"

--data-ascii "{body}" 
using System;
using System.Net.Http.Headers;
using System.Text;
using System.Net.Http;
using System.Web;

namespace CSHttpClientSample
{
    static class Program
    {
        static void Main()
        {
            MakeRequest();
            Console.WriteLine("Hit ENTER to exit...");
            Console.ReadLine();
        }
        
        static async void MakeRequest()
        {
            var client = new HttpClient();
            var queryString = HttpUtility.ParseQueryString(string.Empty);

            // Request headers
            client.DefaultRequestHeaders.Add("Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key", "{subscription key}");

            // Request parameters
            queryString["inputShape"] = "{"geometryType":"esriGeometryPolygon","features":[{"geometry":{"rings":[[[-88.509566,39.598643],[-88.509484,39.593239],[-88.509476,39.589665],[-88.514219,39.589738],[-88.518608,39.589742],[-88.518855,39.589739],[-88.518868,39.593309],[-88.518864,39.594773],[-88.518898,39.596357],[-88.518899,39.596927],[-88.518909,39.59738],[-88.518911,39.59765],[-88.518913,39.597752],[-88.518871,39.597807],[-88.518732,39.597818],[-88.517513,39.597823],[-88.51559,39.597826],[-88.514642,39.597827],[-88.514569,39.597811],[-88.514558,39.597596],[-88.51454,39.597346],[-88.514512,39.597276],[-88.514447,39.597266],[-88.514343,39.597238],[-88.514326,39.596633],[-88.514087,39.596636],[-88.514097,39.597291],[-88.514139,39.597401],[-88.514217,39.59744],[-88.514272,39.59754],[-88.514257,39.597693],[-88.514223,39.597828],[-88.514263,39.597956],[-88.514263,39.598009],[-88.514247,39.598188],[-88.514232,39.598432],[-88.514214,39.598504],[-88.514163,39.598561],[-88.514046,39.598634],[-88.513967,39.59866],[-88.512896,39.598661],[-88.509937,39.598649],[-88.509566,39.598643]]],"spatialReference":{"wkid":4326}}}]}";
            queryString["SoilValue"] = "ph";
            queryString["Statistics"] = "mean";
            queryString["SoilHorizon"] = "0_5";
            var uri = "https://ag-analytics.azure-api.net/PolarisSoilsDataLayers/get?" + queryString;

            var response = await client.GetAsync(uri);
        }
    }
}	
// // This sample uses the Apache HTTP client from HTTP Components (http://hc.apache.org/httpcomponents-client-ga/)
import java.net.URI;
import org.apache.http.HttpEntity;
import org.apache.http.HttpResponse;
import org.apache.http.client.HttpClient;
import org.apache.http.client.methods.HttpGet;
import org.apache.http.client.utils.URIBuilder;
import org.apache.http.impl.client.HttpClients;
import org.apache.http.util.EntityUtils;

public class JavaSample 
{
    public static void main(String[] args) 
    {
        HttpClient httpclient = HttpClients.createDefault();

        try
        {
            URIBuilder builder = new URIBuilder("https://ag-analytics.azure-api.net/PolarisSoilsDataLayers/get");

            builder.setParameter("inputShape", "{"geometryType":"esriGeometryPolygon","features":[{"geometry":{"rings":[[[-88.509566,39.598643],[-88.509484,39.593239],[-88.509476,39.589665],[-88.514219,39.589738],[-88.518608,39.589742],[-88.518855,39.589739],[-88.518868,39.593309],[-88.518864,39.594773],[-88.518898,39.596357],[-88.518899,39.596927],[-88.518909,39.59738],[-88.518911,39.59765],[-88.518913,39.597752],[-88.518871,39.597807],[-88.518732,39.597818],[-88.517513,39.597823],[-88.51559,39.597826],[-88.514642,39.597827],[-88.514569,39.597811],[-88.514558,39.597596],[-88.51454,39.597346],[-88.514512,39.597276],[-88.514447,39.597266],[-88.514343,39.597238],[-88.514326,39.596633],[-88.514087,39.596636],[-88.514097,39.597291],[-88.514139,39.597401],[-88.514217,39.59744],[-88.514272,39.59754],[-88.514257,39.597693],[-88.514223,39.597828],[-88.514263,39.597956],[-88.514263,39.598009],[-88.514247,39.598188],[-88.514232,39.598432],[-88.514214,39.598504],[-88.514163,39.598561],[-88.514046,39.598634],[-88.513967,39.59866],[-88.512896,39.598661],[-88.509937,39.598649],[-88.509566,39.598643]]],"spatialReference":{"wkid":4326}}}]}");
            builder.setParameter("SoilValue", "ph");
            builder.setParameter("Statistics", "mean");
            builder.setParameter("SoilHorizon", "0_5");

            URI uri = builder.build();
            HttpGet request = new HttpGet(uri);
            request.setHeader("Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key", "{subscription key}");


            // Request body
            StringEntity reqEntity = new StringEntity("{body}");
            request.setEntity(reqEntity);

            HttpResponse response = httpclient.execute(request);
            HttpEntity entity = response.getEntity();

            if (entity != null) 
            {
                System.out.println(EntityUtils.toString(entity));
            }
        }
        catch (Exception e)
        {
            System.out.println(e.getMessage());
        }
    }
}

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>JSSample</title>
    <script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.9.0/jquery.min.js"></script>
</head>
<body>

<script type="text/javascript">
    $(function() {
        var params = {
            // Request parameters
            "inputShape": "{"geometryType":"esriGeometryPolygon","features":[{"geometry":{"rings":[[[-88.509566,39.598643],[-88.509484,39.593239],[-88.509476,39.589665],[-88.514219,39.589738],[-88.518608,39.589742],[-88.518855,39.589739],[-88.518868,39.593309],[-88.518864,39.594773],[-88.518898,39.596357],[-88.518899,39.596927],[-88.518909,39.59738],[-88.518911,39.59765],[-88.518913,39.597752],[-88.518871,39.597807],[-88.518732,39.597818],[-88.517513,39.597823],[-88.51559,39.597826],[-88.514642,39.597827],[-88.514569,39.597811],[-88.514558,39.597596],[-88.51454,39.597346],[-88.514512,39.597276],[-88.514447,39.597266],[-88.514343,39.597238],[-88.514326,39.596633],[-88.514087,39.596636],[-88.514097,39.597291],[-88.514139,39.597401],[-88.514217,39.59744],[-88.514272,39.59754],[-88.514257,39.597693],[-88.514223,39.597828],[-88.514263,39.597956],[-88.514263,39.598009],[-88.514247,39.598188],[-88.514232,39.598432],[-88.514214,39.598504],[-88.514163,39.598561],[-88.514046,39.598634],[-88.513967,39.59866],[-88.512896,39.598661],[-88.509937,39.598649],[-88.509566,39.598643]]],"spatialReference":{"wkid":4326}}}]}",
            "SoilValue": "ph",
            "Statistics": "mean",
            "SoilHorizon": "0_5",
        };
      
        $.ajax({
            url: "https://ag-analytics.azure-api.net/PolarisSoilsDataLayers/get?" + $.param(params),
            beforeSend: function(xhrObj){
                // Request headers
                xhrObj.setRequestHeader("Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key","{subscription key}");
            },
            type: "GET",
            // Request body
            data: "{body}",
        })
        .done(function(data) {
            alert("success");
        })
        .fail(function() {
            alert("error");
        });
    });
</script>
</body>
</html>
#import <Foundation/Foundation.h>

int main(int argc, const char * argv[])
{
    NSAutoreleasePool * pool = [[NSAutoreleasePool alloc] init];
    
    NSString* path = @"https://ag-analytics.azure-api.net/PolarisSoilsDataLayers/get";
    NSArray* array = @[
                         // Request parameters
                         @"entities=true",
                         @"inputShape={"geometryType":"esriGeometryPolygon","features":[{"geometry":{"rings":[[[-88.509566,39.598643],[-88.509484,39.593239],[-88.509476,39.589665],[-88.514219,39.589738],[-88.518608,39.589742],[-88.518855,39.589739],[-88.518868,39.593309],[-88.518864,39.594773],[-88.518898,39.596357],[-88.518899,39.596927],[-88.518909,39.59738],[-88.518911,39.59765],[-88.518913,39.597752],[-88.518871,39.597807],[-88.518732,39.597818],[-88.517513,39.597823],[-88.51559,39.597826],[-88.514642,39.597827],[-88.514569,39.597811],[-88.514558,39.597596],[-88.51454,39.597346],[-88.514512,39.597276],[-88.514447,39.597266],[-88.514343,39.597238],[-88.514326,39.596633],[-88.514087,39.596636],[-88.514097,39.597291],[-88.514139,39.597401],[-88.514217,39.59744],[-88.514272,39.59754],[-88.514257,39.597693],[-88.514223,39.597828],[-88.514263,39.597956],[-88.514263,39.598009],[-88.514247,39.598188],[-88.514232,39.598432],[-88.514214,39.598504],[-88.514163,39.598561],[-88.514046,39.598634],[-88.513967,39.59866],[-88.512896,39.598661],[-88.509937,39.598649],[-88.509566,39.598643]]],"spatialReference":{"wkid":4326}}}]}",
                         @"SoilValue=ph",
                         @"Statistics=mean",
                         @"SoilHorizon=0_5",
                      ];
    
    NSString* string = [array componentsJoinedByString:@"&"];
    path = [path stringByAppendingFormat:@"?%@", string];

    NSLog(@"%@", path);

    NSMutableURLRequest* _request = [NSMutableURLRequest requestWithURL:[NSURL URLWithString:path]];
    [_request setHTTPMethod:@"GET"];
    // Request headers
    [_request setValue:@"{subscription key}" forHTTPHeaderField:@"Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key"];
    // Request body
    [_request setHTTPBody:[@"{body}" dataUsingEncoding:NSUTF8StringEncoding]];
    
    NSURLResponse *response = nil;
    NSError *error = nil;
    NSData* _connectionData = [NSURLConnection sendSynchronousRequest:_request returningResponse:&response error:&error];

    if (nil != error)
    {
        NSLog(@"Error: %@", error);
    }
    else
    {
        NSError* error = nil;
        NSMutableDictionary* json = nil;
        NSString* dataString = [[NSString alloc] initWithData:_connectionData encoding:NSUTF8StringEncoding];
        NSLog(@"%@", dataString);
        
        if (nil != _connectionData)
        {
            json = [NSJSONSerialization JSONObjectWithData:_connectionData options:NSJSONReadingMutableContainers error:&error];
        }
        
        if (error || !json)
        {
            NSLog(@"Could not parse loaded json with error:%@", error);
        }
        
        NSLog(@"%@", json);
        _connectionData = nil;
    }
    
    [pool drain];

    return 0;
}
<?php
// This sample uses the Apache HTTP client from HTTP Components (http://hc.apache.org/httpcomponents-client-ga/)
require_once 'HTTP/Request2.php';

$request = new Http_Request2('https://ag-analytics.azure-api.net/PolarisSoilsDataLayers/get');
$url = $request->getUrl();

$headers = array(
    // Request headers
    'Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key' => '{subscription key}',
);

$request->setHeader($headers);

$parameters = array(
    // Request parameters
    'inputShape' => '{"geometryType":"esriGeometryPolygon","features":[{"geometry":{"rings":[[[-88.509566,39.598643],[-88.509484,39.593239],[-88.509476,39.589665],[-88.514219,39.589738],[-88.518608,39.589742],[-88.518855,39.589739],[-88.518868,39.593309],[-88.518864,39.594773],[-88.518898,39.596357],[-88.518899,39.596927],[-88.518909,39.59738],[-88.518911,39.59765],[-88.518913,39.597752],[-88.518871,39.597807],[-88.518732,39.597818],[-88.517513,39.597823],[-88.51559,39.597826],[-88.514642,39.597827],[-88.514569,39.597811],[-88.514558,39.597596],[-88.51454,39.597346],[-88.514512,39.597276],[-88.514447,39.597266],[-88.514343,39.597238],[-88.514326,39.596633],[-88.514087,39.596636],[-88.514097,39.597291],[-88.514139,39.597401],[-88.514217,39.59744],[-88.514272,39.59754],[-88.514257,39.597693],[-88.514223,39.597828],[-88.514263,39.597956],[-88.514263,39.598009],[-88.514247,39.598188],[-88.514232,39.598432],[-88.514214,39.598504],[-88.514163,39.598561],[-88.514046,39.598634],[-88.513967,39.59866],[-88.512896,39.598661],[-88.509937,39.598649],[-88.509566,39.598643]]],"spatialReference":{"wkid":4326}}}]}',
    'SoilValue' => 'ph',
    'Statistics' => 'mean',
    'SoilHorizon' => '0_5',
);

$url->setQueryVariables($parameters);

$request->setMethod(HTTP_Request2::METHOD_GET);

// Request body
$request->setBody("{body}");

try
{
    $response = $request->send();
    echo $response->getBody();
}
catch (HttpException $ex)
{
    echo $ex;
}

?>
########### Python 2.7 #############
import httplib, urllib, base64

headers = {
    # Request headers
    'Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key': '{subscription key}',
}

params = urllib.urlencode({
    # Request parameters
    'inputShape': '{"geometryType":"esriGeometryPolygon","features":[{"geometry":{"rings":[[[-88.509566,39.598643],[-88.509484,39.593239],[-88.509476,39.589665],[-88.514219,39.589738],[-88.518608,39.589742],[-88.518855,39.589739],[-88.518868,39.593309],[-88.518864,39.594773],[-88.518898,39.596357],[-88.518899,39.596927],[-88.518909,39.59738],[-88.518911,39.59765],[-88.518913,39.597752],[-88.518871,39.597807],[-88.518732,39.597818],[-88.517513,39.597823],[-88.51559,39.597826],[-88.514642,39.597827],[-88.514569,39.597811],[-88.514558,39.597596],[-88.51454,39.597346],[-88.514512,39.597276],[-88.514447,39.597266],[-88.514343,39.597238],[-88.514326,39.596633],[-88.514087,39.596636],[-88.514097,39.597291],[-88.514139,39.597401],[-88.514217,39.59744],[-88.514272,39.59754],[-88.514257,39.597693],[-88.514223,39.597828],[-88.514263,39.597956],[-88.514263,39.598009],[-88.514247,39.598188],[-88.514232,39.598432],[-88.514214,39.598504],[-88.514163,39.598561],[-88.514046,39.598634],[-88.513967,39.59866],[-88.512896,39.598661],[-88.509937,39.598649],[-88.509566,39.598643]]],"spatialReference":{"wkid":4326}}}]}',
    'SoilValue': 'ph',
    'Statistics': 'mean',
    'SoilHorizon': '0_5',
})

try:
    conn = httplib.HTTPSConnection('ag-analytics.azure-api.net')
    conn.request("GET", "/PolarisSoilsDataLayers/get?%s" % params, "{body}", headers)
    response = conn.getresponse()
    data = response.read()
    print(data)
    conn.close()
except Exception as e:
    print("[Errno {0}] {1}".format(e.errno, e.strerror))

####################################

########### Python 3.2 #############
import http.client, urllib.request, urllib.parse, urllib.error, base64

headers = {
    # Request headers
    'Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key': '{subscription key}',
}

params = urllib.parse.urlencode({
    # Request parameters
    'inputShape': '{"geometryType":"esriGeometryPolygon","features":[{"geometry":{"rings":[[[-88.509566,39.598643],[-88.509484,39.593239],[-88.509476,39.589665],[-88.514219,39.589738],[-88.518608,39.589742],[-88.518855,39.589739],[-88.518868,39.593309],[-88.518864,39.594773],[-88.518898,39.596357],[-88.518899,39.596927],[-88.518909,39.59738],[-88.518911,39.59765],[-88.518913,39.597752],[-88.518871,39.597807],[-88.518732,39.597818],[-88.517513,39.597823],[-88.51559,39.597826],[-88.514642,39.597827],[-88.514569,39.597811],[-88.514558,39.597596],[-88.51454,39.597346],[-88.514512,39.597276],[-88.514447,39.597266],[-88.514343,39.597238],[-88.514326,39.596633],[-88.514087,39.596636],[-88.514097,39.597291],[-88.514139,39.597401],[-88.514217,39.59744],[-88.514272,39.59754],[-88.514257,39.597693],[-88.514223,39.597828],[-88.514263,39.597956],[-88.514263,39.598009],[-88.514247,39.598188],[-88.514232,39.598432],[-88.514214,39.598504],[-88.514163,39.598561],[-88.514046,39.598634],[-88.513967,39.59866],[-88.512896,39.598661],[-88.509937,39.598649],[-88.509566,39.598643]]],"spatialReference":{"wkid":4326}}}]}',
    'SoilValue': 'ph',
    'Statistics': 'mean',
    'SoilHorizon': '0_5',
})

try:
    conn = http.client.HTTPSConnection('ag-analytics.azure-api.net')
    conn.request("GET", "/PolarisSoilsDataLayers/get?%s" % params, "{body}", headers)
    response = conn.getresponse()
    data = response.read()
    print(data)
    conn.close()
except Exception as e:
    print("[Errno {0}] {1}".format(e.errno, e.strerror))

####################################
require 'net/http'

uri = URI('https://ag-analytics.azure-api.net/PolarisSoilsDataLayers/get')

query = URI.encode_www_form({
    # Request parameters
    'inputShape' => '{"geometryType":"esriGeometryPolygon","features":[{"geometry":{"rings":[[[-88.509566,39.598643],[-88.509484,39.593239],[-88.509476,39.589665],[-88.514219,39.589738],[-88.518608,39.589742],[-88.518855,39.589739],[-88.518868,39.593309],[-88.518864,39.594773],[-88.518898,39.596357],[-88.518899,39.596927],[-88.518909,39.59738],[-88.518911,39.59765],[-88.518913,39.597752],[-88.518871,39.597807],[-88.518732,39.597818],[-88.517513,39.597823],[-88.51559,39.597826],[-88.514642,39.597827],[-88.514569,39.597811],[-88.514558,39.597596],[-88.51454,39.597346],[-88.514512,39.597276],[-88.514447,39.597266],[-88.514343,39.597238],[-88.514326,39.596633],[-88.514087,39.596636],[-88.514097,39.597291],[-88.514139,39.597401],[-88.514217,39.59744],[-88.514272,39.59754],[-88.514257,39.597693],[-88.514223,39.597828],[-88.514263,39.597956],[-88.514263,39.598009],[-88.514247,39.598188],[-88.514232,39.598432],[-88.514214,39.598504],[-88.514163,39.598561],[-88.514046,39.598634],[-88.513967,39.59866],[-88.512896,39.598661],[-88.509937,39.598649],[-88.509566,39.598643]]],"spatialReference":{"wkid":4326}}}]}',
    'SoilValue' => 'ph',
    'Statistics' => 'mean',
    'SoilHorizon' => '0_5'
})
if query.length > 0
  if uri.query && uri.query.length > 0
    uri.query += '&' + query
  else
    uri.query = query
  end
end

request = Net::HTTP::Get.new(uri.request_uri)
# Request headers
request['Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key'] = '{subscription key}'
# Request body
request.body = "{body}"

response = Net::HTTP.start(uri.host, uri.port, :use_ssl => uri.scheme == 'https') do |http|
    http.request(request)
end

puts response.body