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1. AfSIS Climate Collection: Essential Climate Variable (ECV) Soil Moisture, 2014 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_CLIMATE_ECV2014]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Climate Collection's Essential Climate Variable (ECV) Soil Moisture data set contains rasters with the following calculations: time series average, time ...


2. AfSIS Climate Collection: Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM), January 2014 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_CLIMATE_TRMM201401]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Climate Collection's Tropical Rainfall Measurement Mission (TRMM) data set contains rasters with the following calculations: time series average, time series ...


3. AfSIS Climate Collection: WorldClim, 2013 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_CLIMATE_WC2013]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Climate Collection's WorldClim data set contains rasters with the following calculations: time series average for BIO1 temperature as well as time series ...


4. AfSIS MODIS Collection: Primary Productivity, 2012 Release [CIESIN_AfSIS_MODIS_PP2012]
The Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Collection's Primary Productivity data set contains rasters with the following calculations: time ...


5. Africa Soil Profiles Database, Version 1.0. [Africa_Soil_Profiles_Database_Ver1_0]
The Africa Soil Profiles Database, Version 1.0, was compiled by ISRIC - World Soil Information as a project activity for the Globally integrated- Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) project (www.africasoils.net/data/legacyprofile). ...


6. Global Assessment of Human-induced Soil Degradation (GLASOD) [ISRIC_GLASOD]
The GLASOD project (1987-1990) has produced a world map of human-induced soil degradation. Data were complied in cooperation with a large number of soil scientists throughout the world, using uniform ...


7. Soil and Terrain Database Soil for China primary data (version 1.0) - scale 1:1 million (SOTER_China) [ISRIC_SOTER_China_primary]
The Soil and Terrain database for China primary data (version 1.0), at scale 1:1 million (SOTER_China), was compiled of enhanced soil information within the framework of the FAO's program of Land ...


8. Soil and Terrain Database for Central and Eastern Europe (version 1.1) - scale 1:2.5 million (SOVEUR) [ISRIC_SOVEUR_primary_ver1]
The Soil and Terrain Database(SOTER)was part of the Soil Degradation and Vulnerability Assessment for Central and Eastern Europe(SOVEUR project)and was implemented within the framework of the Food ...


9. Soil and Terrain Database for Cuba, primary data (version 1.0) - scale 1:1 million (SOTER_Cuba) [ISRIC_SOTER_Cuba_primary]
The Soil and Terrain database for Cuba primary data (version 1.0), at scale 1:1 million (SOTER_Cuba), was compiled of enhanced soil informtion within the framework of the FAO's program Land Degradation ...


10. Soil and Terrain Database for Latin America and the Caribbean (version 2.0) - scale 1:5 million (SOTERLAC) [ISRIC_SOTERLAC_primary_ver2]
The Soil and Terrain database for Latin America and the Caribbean (SOTERLAC), version 2.0, at scale 1:5 million, replaces version 1.02. The update includes changes in the GIS file and in the attributes ...


11. Soil and Terrain Database for Nepal (version 1.0) - scale 1:1 million (SOTER_Nepal) [ISRIC_SOTER_Nepal_primary]
The Soil and Terrain database for Nepal primary data (version 1.0), at scale 1:1 million (SOTER_Nepal). SOTER_Nepal is generalized from the original Soils and Terrain database of Nepal at scale 1:50,000 ...


12. Soil and Terrain Database for Senegal and the Gambia (version 1.0) - scale 1:1 million (SOTER_Senegal_Gambia) [ISRIC_SOTER_Senegal_primary]
The Soil and Terrain database for Senegal and The Gambia primary data (version 1.0), at scale 1:1 million (SOTER_Senegal_Gambia), was compiled of enhanced soil information within the framework of ...


13. Soil and Terrain Database for South Africa (version 1.0) - scale 1:1 million (SOTER_South_Africa) [ISRIC_SOTER_South_Africa_primary]
The Soil and Terrain database for South Africa primary data (version 1.0), at scale 1:1 million (SOTER_South_Africa), was compiled of enhanced soil information within the framework of the FAO's program ...


14. Soil and Terrain Database for Southern Africa (version 1.0) - scale 1:2 million (SOTERSAF) [ISRIC_SOTERSAF_primary_ver1]
The Soil and Terrain database for Southern Africa (SOTERSAF version 1.0), at scale 1:2 million, include the spatial and soil attribute data for 8 Southern African countries. The SOTERSAF database ...


15. Soil and Terrain Database for Tunisia primary data (version 1.0) - scale 1:1 million (SOTER_Tunisia) [ISRIC_SOTER_Tunisia_primary]
The Soil and Terrain database for Tunisia primary data (version 1.0), at scale 1:1 million (SOTER_Tunisia), was compiled of enhanced soil information within the framework of the FAO's program of Land ...


16. Soil and Terrain Database for Upper Tana River Catchment (version 1.1) - scale 1:250,000 (SOTER_UT_v1.1) [ISRIC_SOTER_UpperTanaKenya_primary]
The Soil and Terrain database for the Upper Tana River Catchment (version 1.1) (SOTER_UT_v1.1) at scale 1:250,000 was compiled to support the Green Water Credits (GWC) programme by creating a primary ...


17. Soil and Terrain Database of Central Africa - SOTERCAF - (Democratic Republic of Congo 1:2 million and Burundi and Rwanda 1:1 million scale) [ISRIC_SOTERCAF_primary_VER1]
The Soil and Terrrain database of Central Africa (SOTERCAF, version 1.0) was compiled at scale 1:2 million for the Democratic Republic of Congo and at scale 1:1 million for Rwanda and Burundi. The ...


18. Dominant Type of Problem Lands [geodata_1398]
Problem soils have been defined as soils with inherent physical or chemical constraints to agricultural production. In these soils degradation hazards are more severe and adequate soil management ...


19. Soil Production Index [geodata_1397]
The soil production index considers the suitability of the best adapted crop to each soil’s condition in an area and makes a weighted average for all soils present in a pixel based on the formula: ...


20. Elevation Derivatives for National Applications (EDNA) [USGS_EDNA]
The Elevation Derivatives for National Applications (EDNA) is a multi-layered database derived from a version of the National Elevation Dataset (NED), which has been hydrologically conditioned for ...


21. Long-term Tillage and Crop Rotation Study, Nebraska [USDA.ARS.SWCRU.CropSysTrial2]
(adapted from Project Summary) PROBLEM: Soil and water conservation concerns have been and continue to be the major driving forces in agricultural production in the western Corn Belt. In addition, ...


22. NASA Land Information System (LIS) Data Sets [NASA_LIS_DATA]
The Land Information System (LIS) provides collection of sample data for demonstration of LIS code. The original source of each data set is given whenever possible. LIS does not endorse the validity, ...


23. Global distribution of soil phosphorus retention potential [ISRIC_Global_distribution_of_soil_phosphorus_retention_potential]
Limited availability of P in soils to crops may be due to deficiency and/or severe P retention. Earlier studies that drew on large soil profile databases have indicated that it is not (yet) feasible ...


24. Influence of Tillage Management on Soil Quality and Fate of Agricultural Nitrogen [USDA.ARS.NRI.ECL.TillMngt]
(adapted from project description) Problem: The use of no-tillage cropping systems has increased as their advantages in sustainable crop production have been documented. This includes better maintenance ...


25. Canada Land Inventory - Land Capability for Waterfowl [Canada_NA_LandCapWaterfowl]
The mapping of land capability for waterfowl wildlife is based on a national classification system comparable with the other Canada Land Inventory sectors. Capability ...


26. Compost/Erosion Research in Iowa [Iowa_CERDP]
As a follow-up to the Iowa Groundwater Protection Act of 1987, lawmakers passed further legislation in 1989 to stem the growth of landfills and improve solid waste ...


27. Natural spatial subsidies in continental Antarctic soil [K052_2001_2005_NZ_1]   CHILD DIFs
The soils of the McMurdo Dry Valleys are hypothesized to rely on external sources of nutrients (carbon, nitrogen, etc). The importance of these spatial subsidies on productivity and biological diversity ...


28. Physical, chemical and biological characteristics of soils from the upper Garwood Valley, Ross Sea Region, 2002-2006. [K052_2004_2005_NZ]   PARENT DIF
These data consist of a number of subsets of soil samples gathered from the upper Garwood Valley in January 2002, January 2003, January 2005 and January 2006. Replicate randomly-located samples of ...


29. Physical, chemical and biological characteristics of soils from the western Wright Vanda (Lake Vanda district), Ross Sea Region, 2006 [K052_2005_2006_NZ]   PARENT DIF
These data consist of a number of subsets of soil samples gathered from the Wright Valley in January 2006. Replicate randomly-located samples of surface soils to 10 cm depth have been gathered from ...


30. The legacy model vs the subsidy model to explain soil organic matter in the McMurdo Dry Valleys [K052_2004_2006_NZ_1]   CHILD DIFs
The Dry Valleys of Victoria Land, Antarctica, contain naturally simple ecosystems operating under extreme climatic conditions. Nutrients are limited and are thought to come from external sources from ...


31. Agricultural Online Access (AGRICOLA) Database [USDA_AGRICOLA]
AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access) is a bibliographic database of citations to the agricultural literature created by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperators. Production ...


32. Global Agro-Ecological Zones (GAEZ) CD-ROM FAO/IISA 2000 [FAO_GAEZ]
[The summary was adapted from the GAEZ Web site] The Global Agro-ecological Zoning (GAEZ) website and CD-ROM was produced by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United ...


33. Carbon, Nitrogen and Phosphorus Changes in CRP Lands [USDA.ARS.CGPRS.CNPcrp]
(adapted from abstract presented at ARS Carbon Storage Workshop, Jan 1999 Baltimore, MD) Problem: Marginal, highly erodible croplands have been taken out of production and replanted to grasslands ...


34. Long-term Tillage: Effects on Soil Carbon, Nitrogen, and Yield; University of Nebraska Lincoln [UNE.LongtermTillage]
The site was in native short-grass prairie until 1969. The prairie was grazed by cattle and wildlife. Soil parent material is alluvium mixed with aeolian deposits. It has been cropland now for 25 ...


35. CAB Abstracts of Agricultural and Biological Data [USDA0426]
"CAB Abstracts" is a comprehensive bibliographic database of agricultural and biological data from all journals published by CAB International. Material abstracted and in the database include scientific ...


36. Soils and Terrain Database - Indiana and Hungary [USDA0407]
The purpose of the "Soils and Terrain Database - Indiana and Hungary" is to improve soils information on a global and regional basis and the Global Soils and Terrain Database (SOTER), using satellite ...


37. Denitrifying Activity in Deep Soil Profiles [USDA0406]
The "Denitrifying Activity in Deep Soil Profiles" dataset contains data on what factors control denitrifying activity in deep soil profiles. Its purpose is to evaluate an N-based method for measuring ...


38. Soil Formation and Carbon Accretion in Cradle-knoll Landscapes of Northern Wisconsin [USDA0421]
The purpose of the data in the "Soil Formation and Carbon Accretion in Cradle-knoll Landscapes of Northern Wisconsin" dataset is to estimate the amounts of carbon that are sequestered in the soils ...


39. Soil Formation and Soil Use in Relation to the Environment [USDA0408]
"Soil Formation and Soil Use in Relation to the Environment" is a database of soil characteristics that can be used with models to predict how soils will behave under a variety of soil uses. Its purpose ...


40. Bhubaneswar Centre, Orissa (All India Coordinated Research Project on Long Term Fertilizer Experiments) [India.Bhubaneswar]
This long term experiment began in 1972. The experimental site is a tropical area, with a minimum annual temperature of 14 deg C, maximum annual temperature of 37.5 deg C, and mean annual rainfall ...


41. Tillage Systems/Cropping Sequences Trial C 1, Long Term Soil Organic Matter Study, Australia [NSWAG.C1]
This project began in 1985 at a Warm Temperate SubTropical site in Australia. The soil at the site is classified as a Vertisol. There are four rotations: cotton-cotton (until 1991), wheat-cotton ...


42. Triple Cereal Cropping and Soil Organic Matter Long-term Experiment, China [ZAAS.Cereal]
This experiment began in 1974 at a Warm Temperate SubTropical site in China. The soil was developed from marine deposits but had desalted after long-term cropping and classified as Entisols (Hydric ...


43. Purdue University/Laboratory for Applications of Remote Sensing Vegetation and Soils Research Data Summary: Eric Stoner Soils(781701) [PU.LARS.Stoner]
(taken from project description) Objective: The general objective of this study was to define quantitatively the relationships between soil reflectance and physiochemical properties of soils of ...


44. Soil Organic Matter Network, Arlington Plots Organic Matter, Wisconsin, USDA-ARS and University of Wisconsin [USDA.ARS.CPSWPRC.Arlington]
This experiment was established in 1958 and consists of a continuous corn system with various levels of nitrogen application. In the preceding 25 years, there was continuous corn with residue burning. ...


45. Soil Organic Matter Network, Lancaster Rotation, Wisconsin, USDA-ARS and University of Wisconsin [USDA.ARS.CPSWPRC.Lancaster]
The Lancaster Rotation, Wisconsin, legume cereal rotation began in 1967. The area is characterized by rolling to hilly landscapes, with soil developed in loess deposits of variable thickness over ...


46. Carbon and Water Fluxes From Irrigated Corn: A Field-Scale, Full Season Study [USDA0566]
The objective of "Carbon and Water Fluxes From Irrigated Corn: A Field-Scale, Full Season Study" is to evaluate the flux of energy, water vapor, and carbon dioxide from the soil and canopy in an irrigated ...


47. Shifts in Carbon Flux Between Plants and Soil Microorganisms [USDA0283]
The objective of this research is to quantify the flux of C and N in the plant-soil system, and to determine if increases in atmospheric CO2 alter the cycling of C and N within the soil. Forest tress ...


48. Initial Soil Data Collected From Lubbock, Texas - 1994, File bfcon94.int [BF4132F_INIT_SOIL]
Initial soil data for cotton data sets collected in the Lubbock, Texas area. The data measures the nitrate(lb. N/a), ammonia(lb. N/a), organic matter(%) and soil water capacity(%). The actual filename ...


49. CONUS Soil Database for the Conterminous United States [PSU_CONUS_SOIL]
CONUS-SOIL is a multi-layer soil characteristics data set for the conterminous United States which has been specifically designed for regional and continental-scale climate, hydrology, and ecosystem ...


50. European Soil Database V2 Raster Library -1km x 1km [EUSOILS_ESDB]
The European Soil Database (ESDB) is the main source of information from which most other data information and services are derived. For instance, the European Soil Database v2 Raster Library contains ...


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