SOTER-based soil parameter estimates for Southern Africa (ver. 1.0)
Entry ID: ISRIC_SOTWISsaf

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Summary
Abstract: This harmonized set of soil parameter estimates for Southern Africa has been derived from the 1:2M scale Soil and Terrain Database for Southern Africa (SOTERSAF ver. 1.0) and ISRIC-WISE soil profile database.

The land surface of Southern Africa has been characterized using 4022 unique SOTER units, corresponding with 6099 polygons. The major soils have been described using 941 ... View entire text
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Caption:  SOTER-derived soil properties for Southern Africa
 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -0.99   S: -34.84   E: 40.84   W: 11.68
Min Altitude: 0 Max Altitude: 3500

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Niels H. Batjes
Dataset Title: SOTER-based soil parameter estimates for Southern Africa (ver. 1.0)
Dataset Release Date: 2004-10-15
Dataset Release Place: Wageningen
Dataset Publisher: ISRIC - World Soil Information
Version: ver. 1.0
Data Presentation Form: ArcMap (ArcView3.3) and MSAccess tables (zipped)
Other Citation Details: http://www.isric.nl/isric/Webdocs/Docs/ISRIC_Report_2004_04.pdf
Online Resource: http://www.isric.org/sites/all/modules/pubdlcnt/pubdlcnt.php?file=h...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-01-01
Stop Date: 2003-06-01
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 2004. SOTER-based soil parameter estimates for Southern Africa (ver. 1.0). Report 2004/04, ISRIC - World Soil Information, Wageningen (http://www.isric.org/isric/Webdocs/Docs/ISRIC_Report_2004_04.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_SOTWIScaf

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)
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
Batjes NH 2004. SOTER-based soil parameter estimates for Southern Africa (ver. 1.0). Report 2004/04, ISRIC - World Soil Information, Wageningen (http://www.isric.org/isric/webdocs/Docs/ISRIC_Report_2004_04.pdf)

Batjes NH, R. Al-Adamat, Bhattacharyya T, M. Bernoux, C.E.P. Cerri, P. Gicheru, P. Kamoni, Milne E, Pal DK and Rawajfih Z 2007. Preparation of ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-07-06
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-10-09
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