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Macaulay Land Use Research Institute

Macaulay Land Use Research Institute

MLURI publishes a range of agriculture and environmentally related maps, as well as holding a number of these in digital format. MLURI publishes a full range of Scottish soil maps, from site specific surveys to national inventories, in addition we publish Land Capability for Agriculture and Forestry maps for Scotland at 1:50,000 and 1:250,000 scales. MLURI hold the original interpreted maps for the Land Cover of Scotland 1988 (1:25,000 scale). MLURI are responsible for producing a further range of related publications including a series showing the 'Assessment of climatic conditions in Scotland' as well as soil memoirs. These are available for viewing by appointmenet, or can be purchased by mail order.


Spatial Data Manager, Craigiebuckler, ABERDEEN AB15 8QH

Main contact

Telephone number

01224 318611 (not direct)

Opening hours

Normal business hours by appointment only




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