Soil Moisture - Percent Soil Moisture for 10 Day Period
Entry ID: USDA_FAS_Percent_Soil_Moisture

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Summary
Abstract: Percent soil moisture is the available water for the plant divided by the total
water holding capacity of the soil profile. The available water is calculated
by the two-layer soil moisture model which accounts for the daily amount of
water withdrawn by evapotranspiration and replenished by precipitation. The
total water holding capacity for each grid cell was derived from the FAO
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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: USDA, Foreign Agricultural Service Crop Explorer Web Service
Dataset Title: Soil Moisture - Percent Soil Moisture for 10 Day Period
Dataset Series Name: Crop Explorer
Dataset Release Date: 2004
Dataset Release Place: Washington, DC
Dataset Publisher: USDA, Foreign Agricultural Service
Data Presentation Form: GIS
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Originating Center
Data Center
Production Estimates and Crop Assessment Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.pecad.fas.usda.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: USDA PRODUCTION ESTIMATES AND CROP ASSESSMENT DIVISION
Phone: (202) 720-0888
Fax: (202) 720-8880
Email: pecad at fas.usda.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Room 6053, South Building Stop 1045
City: Washington D.C.
Postal Code: 20250
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 1-202-720-1860
Fax: 1-202-720-1295
Email: bob.baldwin at usda.gov
Contact Address:
USDA
Foreign Agricultural Service
CMP-PECAD, MS 1045-S
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20250
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-02-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-06-02
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