Soil and Terrain Database for South Africa (version 1.0) - scale 1:1 million (SOTER_South_Africa)Entry ID: ISRIC_SOTER_South_Africa_primary
Abstract: The Soil and Terrain database for South Africa primary data (version 1.0), at scale 1:1 million (SOTER_South_Africa), was compiled of enhanced soil information within the framework of the FAO's program Land Degradation Assessment in Drylands (LADA). Primary soil and terrain data for South Africa were obtained from the SOTERSAF database (ver. 1) at scale 1:2 million. This version of SOTER_South_Africa includes some changes in the GIS file, based on the SRTM-DEM derived data and a changes of the attributes database.
SOTER forms a part of the ongoing activities of ISRIC, FAO and UNEP to update the world's baseline information on natural resources.The project involved collaboration with national soil institutes from the countries in the region as well as individual experts.
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Koos Dijkshoorn, Jan Huting
Dataset Title: Soil and Terrain database for South Africa (ver. 1.0)
Dataset Series Name: SOTER_South_Africa (version 1.0)
Dataset Release Date: 2009
Dataset Release Place: Wageningen, Netherlands
Dataset Publisher: ISRIC - World Soil Information
Data Presentation Form: ArcMap9.x, ArcView3.x and MS Access databaseOnline Resource: http://www.isric.nl/isric/CheckRegistration.aspx?dataset=49
Start Date: 2003-10-01
Quality Samples are gathered by volunteers. Bacterial testing is performed by New
England Region 1 EPA Laboratory in North Chelmsford.
Access Constraints Contact Barbara Warren for data.
Use Constraints None noted
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: Online Internet (HTTP)
Distribution Format: PDF
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (978) 281-9136
Phone: (978) 741-0458
Fax: (978) 741-7900
Email: barbara.warren at salemsound.org
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Province or State: Massachusetts
Postal Code: 01970
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-11-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2007-02-26