This dataset (map)(2016) presents the suitability of soil as a platform for most human activities in the EU. Calculation of suitability was done using vaious properties of the European Soil database (soil type, soil water regime, limitation to agricultural use, depth to rock, land use) and slope of the terrain.
How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2016): European map of soil suitability to provide a platform for most human activities (EU28). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/jrc-esdac-42