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SAFARI 2000 Selected Soil Characteristics, 10-km Grid (IGBP-DIS)

Data Set Overview

Data setSAFARI 2000 Selected Soil Characteristics, 10-km Grid (IGBP-DIS)
Release date2002-07-26
ProjectSouthern African Regional Science Initiative Project (SAFARI 2000)
Time period1995-01-01 to 1996-12-31

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Citations120112011Publications citing this data set
Downloads1692007-12-032017-04-20915 total files downloaded


SAFARI Subset - GRIDDED SURFACES of SELECTED SOIL CHARACTERISTICS (IGBP-DIS). The data-surfaces pre-generated by SoilData, at a resolution fo 5x5 arc-minutes, in ASCII GRID format for ARC INFO and for the soil depth interval 0-100 cm.

Data set documentation


Global Soil Data Task. 2002. SAFARI 2000 Selected Soil Characteristics, 10-km Grid (IGBP-DIS). ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.

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Data Files

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
blkdens.dat 2.2MB 1995-01-01 - 1996-12-31
fieldcap.dat 2.2MB 1995-01-01 - 1996-12-31
pawc.dat 2.2MB 1995-01-01 - 1996-12-31
soilcarb.dat 2.2MB 1995-01-01 - 1996-12-31
thermcap.dat 2.1MB 1995-01-01 - 1996-12-31
totnitro.dat 2.2MB 1995-01-01 - 1996-12-31
wiltpt.dat 2.2MB 1995-01-01 - 1996-12-31

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Data set has 2 companion files.

  • S2K-IGBP-DIS_readme.pdf
  • readme.txt