Soil and Terrain Database for Central and Eastern Europe (version 1.1) - scale 1:2.5 million (SOVEUR)
Entry ID: ISRIC_SOVEUR_primary_ver1

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Summary
Abstract: The Soil and Terrain Database(SOTER)was part of the Soil Degradation and Vulnerability Assessment for Central and Eastern Europe(SOVEUR project)and was implemented within the framework of the Food and Agriculture Organization(FAO)of the United Nations and the Netherlands Government Cooperative Programme.

The project was technically coordinated by ISRIC- World Soil Information and assisted by the Land and Water Development Division (AGL) of FAO. The SOVEUR project has been carried out in close collaboration with specialists from soil survey institutes in Belarus, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania, the Russian Federation, Slovak Republic and the Ukraine, who collated the various national soil data using uniform guidelines.
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Description: View project homepage: download documentation and (zipped) dataset.
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Caption:  SOTER map units for the SOVEUR area
 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 70.0   S: 41.19   E: 66.12   W: 12.1

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Niels Batjes, Vincent van Engelen, Koos Dijkshoorn
Dataset Title: Soil and Terrain Database for Central and Eastern Europe (version1.1)
Dataset Series Name: SOVEUR (version1.1)
Dataset Release Date: 2006
Dataset Release Place: Wageningen
Dataset Publisher: ISRIC-World Soil information
Version: 1.1
Data Presentation Form: ArcInfo
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:

Batjes NH 2000. SOTER summary file for Central and Eastern Europe (ver. 1.0).Report 2000/06, ISRIC, Wageningen.
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 Center
World Data Center for Soils, ISRIC - World Soil Information, Wageningen Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.isric.org
Dataset ID: ISRIC_SOVEUR_primary_ver1.1

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)
Distribution Size: 14 Mb (zipped)
Fees: n/a
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
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
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Publications/References
Batjes NH 2000. SOTER summary file for Central and Eastern Europe (ver. 1.0).Report 2000/06, ISRIC, Wageningen.
http://www.isric.org/isric/webdocs/Docs/SOVEUR_Rep2000_06.PDF

Van Lynden GWJ 2000. Soil degradation in Central and Eastern Europe: The assessment of the status of human-induced degradation (ver. 1.0).Report 2000/05, ISRIC, Wageningen.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-09-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-10-09
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