Soil and Terrain Database for Upper Tana River Catchment (version 1.1) - scale 1:250,000 (SOTER_UT_v1.1)
Entry ID: ISRIC_SOTER_UpperTanaKenya_primary

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Summary
Abstract: The Soil and Terrain database for the Upper Tana River Catchment (version 1.1) (SOTER_UT_v1.1) at scale 1:250,000 was compiled to support the Green Water Credits (GWC) programme by creating a primary SOTER dataset for a hydrology assessment of the basin. The Kenya Soil Survey of the Kenya Agriculture Research Institute(KARI-KSS) and ISRIC-World Soil Information compiled the SOTER_UT dataset ... View entire text
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Description: View project homepage: download documentation and (zipped) dataset.
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Caption:  Dominant Soils in the Upper Tana River Catchment area
Description:  Derived from the SOTER database

 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 0.3   S: -1.22   E: 38.4   W: 36.5
Min Altitude: 400 M. Max Altitude: 4500 M.

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Koos Dijkshoorn, Peter Macharia
Dataset Title: Soil and Terrain database for Upper Tana River Catchment, Kenya (ver. 1.0)
Dataset Series Name: SOTER_UT (version 1.1)
Dataset Release Date: 2011
Dataset Release Place: Wageningen, Netherlands
Dataset Publisher: ISRIC - World Soil Information
Version: 1.1
Data Presentation Form: ArcMap9.x, ( ArcView3.x) and MS Access database
Online Resource: http://www.isric.org/sites/all/modules/pubdlcnt/pubdlcnt.php?file=h...
Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE > SOILS > CARBON Parameter Definition
AGRICULTURE > SOILS > CATION EXCHANGE CAPACITY Parameter Definition
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Quality Background information is given in:

Dijkshoorn JA, Macharia PN, Huting JRM, Maingi PM and Njoroge CRK 2011. Soil and terrain conditions for the Upper Tana River catchment, Kenya (version 1.1). Green Water Credits Report 11 / ISRIC Report 2010/09b, ISRIC – World Soil Information, Wageningen (47p. with data set) (http://www.isric.org/isric/webdocs/Docs/ISRIC_Report_2010_09b.pdf)
Access Constraints ISRIC - World Soil Information is pleased to make available a range of soil geographic and attribute data. Our databases were compiled using uniform methods (e.g., ISIS, SOTER, WISE). Strict quality-control measures were applied in developing the various databases but ISRIC does not warrant that the data are error free. Incomplete characterization data were available for many soil profiles because ... View entire text
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_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
Dijkshoorn JA, Macharia PN, Huting JRM, Maingi PM and Njoroge CRK 2011. Soil and terrain conditions for the Upper Tana River catchment, Kenya. Green Water Credits Report 11 / ISRIC Report 2010/09b, ISRIC – World Soil Information, Wageningen (47p. with data set)
http://www.isric.org/isric/webdocs/docs//ISRIC_Report_2010_09b.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...

Batjes NH 2011. Soil property estimates for the Upper Tana river catchment, Kenya, derived from SOTER and WISE (ver. 1.1). Report 2010/07b, ISRIC – World Soil Information, Wageningen, http://www.isric.org/isric/webdocs/docs/ISRIC_Report_2010_07b.pdf
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-02-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-10-09
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