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Regridded Harmonized World Soil Database v1.2

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Data setRegridded Harmonized World Soil Database v1.2
DOI10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1247
Release date2014-09-18
ProjectSoil Collections
Time Period2000-01-01

Description

This data set describes select global soil parameters from the Harmonized World Soil Database (HWSD) v1.2, including additional calculated parameters such as area weighted soil organic carbon (kg C per m2), as high resolution NetCDF files. These data were regridded and upscaled from the Harmonized World Soil Database v1.2 The HWSD provides information for addressing emerging problems of land competition for food production, bio-energy demand and threats to biodiversity and can be used as input to model global carbon cycles. The data are presented as a series of 27 NetCDF v3/v4 (*.nc4) files at 0.05-degree spatial resolution, and one NetCDF file regridded to the Community Land Model (CLM) grid cell resolution (0.9 degree x 1.25 degree) for the nominal year of 2000.

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Citation

Wieder, W.R., J. Boehnert, G.B. Bonan, and M. Langseth. 2014. Regridded Harmonized World Soil Database v1.2. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1247
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Project

Soil Collections: The ORNL DAAC compiles, archives, and distributes data on the physical and chemical properties of soils. The data are gridded at spatial scales ranging from regional to global.

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  • HWSD.pdf
  • HWSD1.2_documentation.pdf

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
S_REF_BULK.nc4 2.4 MB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
S_BULK_DEN.nc4 2.4 MB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
T_CEC_CLAY.nc4 2.3 MB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
T_BULK_DEN.nc4 2.5 MB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
AWC_CLASS.nc4 1.7 MB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
T_REF_BULK.nc4 2.4 MB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
S_CEC_CLAY.nc4 2.2 MB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
T_C.nc4 2.4 MB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
MU_GLOBAL.nc4 2.1 MB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
T_SILT.nc4 2.3 MB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
ROOTS.nc4 807.1 KB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
AWT_T_SOC.nc4 2.7 MB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
T_OC.nc4 2.6 MB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
REF_DEPTH.nc4 1.0 MB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
S_SILT.nc4 2.2 MB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
T_PH_H2O.nc4 2.8 MB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
S_SAND.nc4 2.2 MB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
S_PH_H2O.nc4 2.5 MB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
S_C.nc4 2.4 MB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
T_SAND.nc4 2.3 MB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
AWT_S_SOC.nc4 2.7 MB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
S_CLAY.nc4 2.1 MB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
T_GRAVEL.nc4 1.9 MB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
S_OC.nc4 2.5 MB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
S_GRAVEL.nc4 1.9 MB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
ISSOIL.nc4 641.0 KB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
T_CLAY.nc4 2.2 MB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
HWSD_SOIL_CLM_RES.nc4 1.1 MB 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31

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