GLOBAL SOIL TYPES, 1-DEGREE GRID (ZOBLER)
Entry ID: SOIL1X1

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Summary
Abstract: A global data set of soil types is available at 1-degree latitude by 1-degree longitude resolution. There are 26 soil units based on Zobler's assessment of FAO Soil Units (Zobler, 1986). The data set was compiled as part of an effort to improve modeling of the hydrologic cycle portion of global climate models. A more extensive version of these data, including 106 soil units as well as soil texture ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: ZOBLER, L.
Dataset Title: GLOBAL SOIL TYPES, 1-DEGREE GRID (ZOBLER)
Dataset Release Date: 1999
Dataset Release Place: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A.
Dataset Publisher: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center
Data Presentation Form: Online Files
Online Resource: http://mercury.ornl.gov/ornldaac/send/query?term2=418&term2attribut...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1972-01-01
Stop Date: 1982-01-01
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
THE OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY (ORNL) DISTRIBUTED ACTIVE ARCHIVE CENTER (DAAC) Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://daac.ornl.gov/
Dataset ID: 418

Data Center Personnel
Name: ORNL DAAC USER SERVICES OFFICE
Phone: (865) 574-7447
Email: uso at daac.ornl.gov
Contact Address:
ORNL DAAC User Services Office
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
City: Oak Ridge
Province or State: TN
Postal Code: 37831-6407
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact Address:
NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies
2880 Broadway
City: New York
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10025
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-05-05
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-11-21
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