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LBA-ECO CD-06 Soil Classification Map, Ji-Parana River Basin, Rondonia, Brazil

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Data setLBA-ECO CD-06 Soil Classification Map, Ji-Parana River Basin, Rondonia, Brazil
DOI10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1088
Release date2012-05-24
ProjectLarge Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere
Time Period1983-01-01

Description

This data set provides a digital map of soil orders for the Ji-Parana River Basin, in the state of Rondonia, Brazil (Western Amazonia). Soil orders were manually digitized from a 1:500,000 map from EMBRAPA originally published in 1983. Oxisols and Ultisols are the predominant soil types in the basin, encompassing 47% and 24% of the total drainage area, respectively. Entisols cover 14%, Alfisols 13% and Eptisols 2% of the basin (Ballester et al., 2003). One data file is provided in ESRI ArcGIS Shapefile format compressed into a single zip file (*.zip).

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Citation

Ballester, M.V.R., D. DE C. Victoria, A.V. Krusche, R.L. Victoria, and J.E. Richey. 2012. LBA-ECO CD-06 Soil Classification Map, Ji-Parana River Basin, Rondonia, Brazil. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1088
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Project

Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere : The Large-Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia (LBA) is an intensive scientific investigation of the tropical rainforest of Brazil and portions of adjacent countries. Like FIFE and BOREAS, this project uses intensive remote-sensing techniques and ground-based experiments to investigate the atmosphere-biosphere-hydrosphere dynamics of this large tropical region. The LBA Project encompasses several scientific disciplines, or components. The LBA-ECO component focuses on the question: "How do tropical forest conversion, regrowth, and selective logging influence carbon storage, nutrient dynamics, trace gas fluxes, and the prospect for sustainable land use in Amazonia?"

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
soils.zip 240.1 KB 1983-01-01 - 1983-12-31

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