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Global Organic Soil Carbon and Nitrogen (Zinke et al.)

Data Set Overview

Data setGlobal Organic Soil Carbon and Nitrogen (Zinke et al.)
Release date1998-11-10
ProjectSoil Collection
Time period1940-01-01 to 1986-12-31

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Citations1520032016Publications citing this data set
Downloads16972007-12-062017-05-236492 total files downloaded


A compilation of worldwide soil carbon and nitrogen data for more than 3500 soil profiles.

Data set documentation


Zinke, P.J., A.G. Stangenberger, W.M. Post, W.R. Emanuel, and J.S. Olson. 1998. Global Organic Soil Carbon and Nitrogen (Zinke et al.) . ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.

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Data Files

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
zinke_shapefile.tar.gz 107.6KB 1940-01-01 - 1986-12-31
zinke_soil.e00.gz 113.2KB 1940-01-01 - 1986-12-31
zinke_soil.txt 333.6KB 1940-01-01 - 1986-12-31

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Data set has 3 companion files.

  • zinke_readme.pdf
  • zinke_readme.txt
  • zinke_soil.pdf