Soil and Terrain Database of Central Africa - SOTERCAF - (Democratic Republic of Congo 1:2 million and Burundi and Rwanda 1:1 million scale)
Entry ID: ISRIC_SOTERCAF_primary_VER1

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Summary
Abstract: 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 SOTERCAF compilation has been a joint collaboration of the Soil Science Laboratory of the University of Ghent, Belgium and ISRIC - World Soil Information, Wageningen under contract with the Food and ... View entire text
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Caption:  View of landform themes of Lower Congo
 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 5.39   S: -13.46   E: 31.31   W: 12.21

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Vincent van Engelen, Ann Verdoodt, Koos Dijkshoorn, Eric Van Ramst
Dataset Title: Soil and Terrain database of Central Africa , (DR of Congo, Burundi and Rwanda) (ver. 1.0)
Dataset Series Name: SOTERCAF (version 1.0)
Dataset Release Date: 2006
Dataset Release Place: Wageningen, Netherlands
Dataset Publisher: ISRIC - World Soil Information
Version: 1.0
Data Presentation Form: ArcInfo export format and MS Access database
Online Resource: http://www.isric.org/sites/all/modules/pubdlcnt/pubdlcnt.php?file=h...
Data Resolution
Horizontal Resolution Range: 10 km - < 50 km or approximately .09 degree - < .5 degree
Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE > SOILS > CALCIUM Parameter Definition
AGRICULTURE > SOILS > CARBON Parameter Definition
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Quality Background information is given in:

van Engelen VWP, Verdoodt A, Dijkshoorn JA and Van Ranst E 2006. Soil and Terrain Database of Central Africa (DR of Congo, Burundi and Rwanda). Report 2006/07, ISRIC - World Soil Information, Wageningen.

To be downloaded from:
http://www.isric.org/Webdocs/Docs/ISRIC_Report_2006_07.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 ... View entire text
Data Center
World Data Center for Soils, ISRIC - World Soil Information, Wageningen Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.isric.org
Dataset ID: ISRIC_SOTERLAC_primary_ver2

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: Internet (downloadable data )
Distribution Size: 5 Mb (zipped)
Fees: n/a
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +31-317-483735
Email: koos.dijkshoorn at wur.nl
Contact Address:
POBox 353
City: Wageningen
Postal Code: 6700AJ
Country: Netherlands
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Publications/References
van Engelen VWP, Verdoodt A, Dijkshoorn JA and Van Ranst E 2006. Soil and Terrain Database of Central Africa (DR of Congo, Burundi and Rwanda). Report 2006/07, ISRIC - World Soil Information, Wageningen.
http://www.isric.org/Webdocs/Docs/ISRIC_Report_2006_07.pdf

van Engelen VWP and Wen TT 1995. Global and national Soil and Terrain Digital Database (SOTER) Procedures Manual. ISRIC-World Soil Information.
http://www.isric.org/isric/webdocs/Docs/SOTER_Procedures_Manual_199...
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-08-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-10-09
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