Status of human-induced soil degradation in South and South-East Asia (ASSOD)
Entry ID: ISRIC_Assod

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Summary
Abstract: Following publication of the World Map of the Satus of Human-induced Land Degradation (GLASOD), at scale 1:10M, the need for more detailed and more country-specific degradation assessment became apparent. In 1993, the members of the Asian Network on Problem Soils recommended the preparation of a qualitative assessment for South and Southeast Asian at a scale of 1:5 million. The assessment was ... View entire text
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Caption:  ASSOD database
 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 45.0   S: -10.0   E: 150.0   W: 60.0
Min Altitude: 0 Max Altitude: 8000

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Godert van Lynden
Dataset Title: Status of human-induced soil degradation in South and South-East Asia (ASSOD)
Dataset Release Date: 19970201
Dataset Release Place: Wageningen
Dataset Publisher: ISRIC - World Soil Information
Version: ver. 1.0
Data Presentation Form: ASSOD database (Excel zipped) ; ASSOD Arcview files (zipped)
Other Citation Details: http://www.isric.org/isric/webdocs/Docs/ASSODEndReport.pdf
Online Resource: http://www.isric.org/sites/all/modules/pubdlcnt/pubdlcnt.php?file=/...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1950-01-01
Stop Date: 1997-06-01
Data Resolution
Horizontal Resolution Range: 10 km - < 50 km or approximately .09 degree - < .5 degree
Quality The data set's lineage (and citation) is described in:
van Lynden GWJ and Oldeman LR 1997. The assessment of the status of human-induced soil degradation in South and South-East Asia, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and International Soil Reference and Information Centre (ISRIC), Wageningen (http://www.isric.org/isric/webdocs/Docs/ASSODEndReport.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
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
Dataset ID: ISRIC_Assod

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
Fees: n/a
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +31-317-471735
Email: Godert.VanLynden 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
ASSOD 1997. The Assessment of the Status of Human-induced Soil Degradation in South and Southeast Asia (Van Lynden, G.W.J. and L.R., Oldeman (ed.)), UNEP, FAO, ISRIC, Wageningen
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-08-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-10-09
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