IPCC default soil classes derived from the Harmonized World Soil Data Base (ver. 1.1)
Entry ID: Global_map_of_default_IPCC_soil_classes

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Summary
Abstract: This global data set shows the spatial distribution of generalized soil classes as defined for IPCC Tier-I level national greenhouse gas inventory assessments.

The database was derived from the Harmonized World Soil Data Base (HWSD ver. 1.1) and a series of taxotransfer procedures to convert FAO soil classifications (1974, 1985 and 1990 Legend) to the seven default IPCC soil classes: high ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Niels H. Batjes
Dataset Title: IPCC default soil classes derived from the Harmonized World Soil Data Base
Dataset Release Date: 20101015
Dataset Release Place: Wageningen
Dataset Publisher: ISRIC - World Soil Information
Version: ver. 1.1
Data Presentation Form: ArcGis 9.x and MSAccess tables (zipped)
Other Citation Details: http://www.isric.org/isric/Webdocs/Docs/ISRIC_Report_2009_02.pdf
Online Resource: http://www.isric.org/sites/all/modules/pubdlcnt/pubdlcnt.php?file=h...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1950-01-01
Stop Date: 2009-10-15
Data Resolution
Horizontal Resolution Range: 10 km - < 50 km or approximately .09 degree - < .5 degree
Quality The data set's lineage is described in:
Batjes NH 2009. IPCC default soil classes derived from the Harmonized World Soil Data Base (Ver. 1.0). Report 2009/02, Carbon Benefits Project (CBP) and ISRIC – World Soil Information, Wageningen (with dataset).
(http://www.isric.org/isric/Webdocs/Docs/ISRIC_Report_2009_02.pdf)
Access Constraints ISRIC kindly requests that you send us two reprints of any publication that uses data received from ISRIC - World Soil Information. This will help us to determine the type and level of use of the data we distribute.
Use Constraints Materials developed by ISRIC are copyrighted, all rights reserved. Reproduction and dissemination of such materials for educational or non-commercial purposes are authorized without any prior written permission from the copyright holders provided the source is fully acknowledged. Reproduction of materials for resale or other commercial purposes is prohibited without prior written permission of the ... View entire text
Ancillary Keywords
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
World Data Center for Soils, ISRIC - World Soil Information, Wageningen Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.isric.org

Data Center Personnel
Name: NIELS H. BATJES
Phone: +31-317-483735
Email: niels.batjes at wur.nl
Contact Address:
ISRIC - World Soil Information (World Data Center for Soils)
P.O. Box 353
City: Wageningen
Postal Code: 6700 AJ
Country: The Netherlands
Distribution
Distribution Media: Down-loadable files (zipped)
Distribution Size: About 93 Mb zipped and 4.1 GB unzipped
Distribution Format: ArcGIS9.x and MSAccess database
Fees: n/a
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +31-317-483735
Email: niels.batjes at wur.nl
Contact Address:
ISRIC - World Soil Information (World Data Center for Soils)
P.O. Box 353
City: Wageningen
Postal Code: 6700 AJ
Country: The Netherlands
Publications/References
1) Batjes NH 2010. IPCC default soil classes derived from the Harmonized World Soil Data Base (Ver. 1.1). Report 2009/02b, Carbon Benefits Project (CBP) and ISRIC – World Soil Information, Wageningen (with dataset).
(http://www.isric.org/isric/Webdocs/Docs/ISRIC_Report_2009_02.pdf)

2)FAO/IIASA/ISRIC/ISSCAS/JRC 2009. Harmonized World Soil Database (version 1.1), Prepared by Nachtergaele FO, van ... View entire text
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-03-05
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-10-09
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