GLOBAL SOIL TYPES, 0.5-DEGREE GRID (MODIFIED ZOBLER)
Entry ID: ZOBLERSOILDERIVED

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Summary
Abstract: A global data set of soil types is available at 0.5-degree latitude by 0.5-degree longitude resolution. There are 106 soil units, based on Zobler?s (1986) assessment of the FAO/UNESCO Soil Map of the World. This data set is a conversion of the Zobler 1-degree resolution version to a 0.5-degree resolution. The resolution of the data set was not actually increased. Rather, the 1-degree squares were ... 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: POST, W.M.ZOBLER, L.
Dataset Title: GLOBAL SOIL TYPES, 0.5-DEGREE GRID (MODIFIED ZOBLER)
Dataset Release Date: 2000
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=540&term2attribut...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1974-01-01
Stop Date: 1982-01-01
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Platform
MAPS Ancillary Description
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: 540

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
Phone: (615) 574-0390
Contact Address:
DOE Center for Carbon Sequestration in Terrestrial Ecosystems (CSiTE)
Environmental Sciences Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
City: Oak Ridge
Province or State: Tennessee
Postal Code: 37831-6035
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-05-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-11-21
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