Data Set Overview
|Data set||Global Soil Data Products CD-ROM Contents (IGBP-DIS)|
|Time Period||1995-01-01 to 1996-12-31|
This data set contains global data on soil properties, global maps of soil distributions, and the SoilData System developed by the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme Data and Information System (IGBP-DIS). These data were originally distributed on CD-ROM, but are provided here as a single zip file. The SoilData System allows users to generate soil information and maps for geographic regions at soil depths and resolutions selected by the user. Derived surfaces of carbon density, nutrient status, water-holding capacity, and heat capacity are provided for modeling and inventory purposes.
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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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|Data File (Granule)||File Size||Dates|
|IGBP_SOILS.zip||412.5 MB||1995-01-01 - 1996-12-31|
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