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Pre-LBA RADAMBRASIL Project Data

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Data setPre-LBA RADAMBRASIL Project Data
DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/941
Release date2009-08-06
ProjectLarge Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment (LBA-ECO)
Time period1973-01-01 to 1986-12-31

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Citations220152016Publications citing this data set
Downloads6462009-08-172017-03-17949 total files downloaded

Description

The RADAMBRASIL project extensively mapped the Amazon soils using a combination of soil pit information, aerial photography, and geologic maps. During the project, 1,153 soil pits, distributed basin-wide, were described and sampled by horizon and analyzed for texture and chemical composition. This data set, which consists of one file in ASCII comma separated format, contains soil profile descriptions for locations throughout Brazilian Amazonia. These data are based on RADAMBRASIL surveys from the Soil Profiles of Amazonia (Source: IPAM, Brazil/WHRC, USA). See the companion file Soil Profiles of Amazonia.pdf

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Negreiros, G.H. DE, A.C. Alencar, P. Schlesinger, D.C. Nepstad, and P.A. Lefebvre. 2009. Pre-LBA RADAMBRASIL Project Data. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/941

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDates
Soil_Profiles_Amazonia.csv 1.4MB 1973-01-01 to 1986-12-31

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Data set has 2 companion files.

  • Pre_LBA_RADAMBrasil.pdf
  • Soil_Profiles_of_Amazonia.pdf