The Joint Research Centre, IES, SOIL Action is pleased to announce that the Soil Atlas of Europe is available for downloading. Due to the high quality of the product which gives rise to large file sizes (1- 15 MB), the user has to download each page separately (128 pages in total). The PDF versions provide the user with a better quality version compared with the JPEG files. There are 20 plates of maps which are included as 2-page PDF files, pages 40-79. User may navigate and select the files to download either by browsing the whole Atlas or by selecting one of the sections in the Contents. Each Page has a Title and belongs to one of the 7 sections of the Atlas (Introduction, The Soil of Europe, Soil Maps of Europe, European Soil: A Global perspective, A Soil Database of Europe, Key threats to soil in Europe , Additional Information).