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Global Soil Data Products CD-ROM Contents (IGBP-DIS)

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Data setGlobal Soil Data Products CD-ROM Contents (IGBP-DIS)
Release date2014-08-08
ProjectSoil Collections
Time Period1995-01-01 to 1996-12-31

Description

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.

Documentation

Data set reference document

Citation

Global Soil Data Task. 2014. Global Soil Data Products CD-ROM Contents (IGBP-DIS). ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. http://dx.doi.org/

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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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  • igbp.pdf
  • readme.txt

Data Files

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
IGBP_SOILS.zip 412.5 MB 1995-01-01 - 1996-12-31

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