SAFARI 2000 SOIL TYPES, 0.5-DEG GRID (MODIFIED ZOBLER)Entry ID: s2k_modified_zobler
Abstract: The data set consists of a southern African subset of the "Global Soil Types, 0.5-Degree Grid (Modified Zobler)" data set. Data files are provided in ASCII GRID format. A global data set of soil types is available at 0.5-degree latitude by 0.5-degree longitude resolution. There are 106 soil units, based on Zobler?s (1986) assessment of the FAO/UNESCO Soil Map of the World. This data set is a conversion of the Zobler 1-degree resolution version to a 0.5-degree resolution. The resolution of the data set was not actually increased. Rather, the 1-degree squares were divided into four 0.5-degree squares with the necessary adjustment of continental boundaries and islands.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: POST, W.M.ZOBLER, L.
Dataset Title: SAFARI 2000 SOIL TYPES, 0.5-DEG GRID (MODIFIED ZOBLER)
Dataset Release Date: 2002
Dataset Release Place: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A.
Dataset Publisher: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center
Data Presentation Form: Online Files
Dataset DOI: doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/649Online Resource: http://mercury.ornl.gov/ornldaac/send/query?term2=649&term2attribut...
Start Date: 1974-01-01Stop Date: 1981-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (615) 574-0390
DOE Center for Carbon Sequestration in Terrestrial Ecosystems (CSiTE) Environmental Sciences Division Oak Ridge National Laboratory
City: Oak Ridge
Province or State: Tennessee
Postal Code: 37831-6035
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (865) 574-7447
Email: uso at daac.ornl.gov
ORNL DAAC User Services Office Oak Ridge National Laboratory
City: Oak Ridge
Province or State: TN
Postal Code: 37831-6407
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-07-26
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-03-15