Soil and Terrain database for Tunisia (ver. 1.0)

Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) Metadata:


Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Koos Dijkshoorn, Jan Huting
Publication_Date: 2009
Title: Soil and Terrain database for Tunisia (ver. 1.0)
Edition: 1.0
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: ArcMap9.x, ArcView3.x and MS Access database
Series_Information:
Series_Name: SOTER_Tunisia (version1.0)
Issue_Identification:
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Wageningen, Netherlands
Publisher: ISRIC - World Soil Information
Other_Citation_Details:
Online_Linkage: http://www.isric.org/sites/all/modules/pubdlcnt/pubdlcnt.php?file=http://www.isric.org/sites/default/files/datasets/ArcMap_TN.zip&nid=243
Description:
Abstract:
The Soil and Terrain database for Tunisia primary data (version 1.0), at scale 1:1 million (SOTER_Tunisia), was compiled of enhanced soil information within the framework of the FAO's program of Land Degradation Assessment in Drylands (LADA). A SOTER database was compiled based on the digital soil map of Tunisia. The primary soil and terrain data for Tunisia has been selected from available survey reports and publications. A SRTM-DEM was used to adjust some unit boundaries in the GIS file. 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.
Purpose:
Not Available
Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: Dijkshoorn JA, van Engelen VWP and Huting JRM 2008. Soil and landform properties for LADA partner countries (Argentina, China, Cuba, Senegal and The Gambia, South Africa and Tunisia). ISRIC report 2008/06 and GLADA report 2008/03, ISRIC – World Soil Information and FAO, Wageningen. http://www.isric.org/isric/Webdocs/Docs/ISRIC_Report_2008_06.pdf
Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: Huting JRM, Dijkshoorn JA, van Engelen VWP 2008. GIS procedures for mapping SOTER landform for the LADA partner countries (Argentina, China, Cuba, Senegal and The Gambia, South Africa and Tunisia). ISRIC report 2008/04 and GLADA report 2008/02, ISRIC – World Soil Information and FAO, Wageningen http://www.isric.org/isric/Webdocs/Docs/ISRIC_Report_2008_04.pdf
Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: 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_1995.pdf
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Description_of_Geographic_Extent:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: 7.5
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 11.65
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 37.4
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 30.2
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD SCIENCE PARAMETERS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ANCILLARY KEYWORDS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: DATA SET LANGUAGE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > CALCIUM
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > CARBON
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > CATION EXCHANGE CAPACITY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > MAGNESIUM
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > NITROGEN
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > PERMAFROST
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > PHOSPHORUS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > POTASSIUM
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > SOIL SALINITY/SOIL SODICITY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > SOIL ABSORPTION
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > SOIL BULK DENSITY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > SOIL CLASSIFICATION
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > SOIL COLOR
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > SOIL DEPTH
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > SOIL FERTILITY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > SOIL HORIZONS/PROFILE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > SOIL MOISTURE/WATER CONTENT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > SOIL PH
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > SOIL STRUCTURE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > SOIL TEXTURE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > SOIL WATER HOLDING CAPACITY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > CALCIUM
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > CARBON
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > CATION EXCHANGE CAPACITY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > MAGNESIUM
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > NITROGEN
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > ORGANIC MATTER
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > PHOSPHORUS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > POTASSIUM
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > SOIL BULK DENSITY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > SOIL CLASSIFICATION
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > SOIL COLOR
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > SOIL DEPTH
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > SOIL FERTILITY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > SOIL HORIZONS/PROFILE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > SOIL MOISTURE/WATER CONTENT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > SOIL PH
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > SOIL STRUCTURE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > SOIL TEXTURE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > SOIL WATER HOLDING CAPACITY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > SOIL ROOTING DEPTH
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > SOIL ROOTING DEPTH
Theme_Keyword: Measured Soil Data
Theme_Keyword: Primary Soil Data
Theme_Keyword: ENVIRONMENT
Theme_Keyword: GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
Theme_Keyword: IMAGERY/BASE MAPS/EARTH COVER
Theme_Keyword: ENGLISH
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > AFRICA > NORTHERN AFRICA > TUNISIA
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 only selected measurements were undertaken during the original surveys. You are welcome to use the databases but you should be aware that the assessment of the accuracy and applicability of each dataset is strictly a USER RESPONSIBILITY; ISRIC takes no responsibility for problems that may arise from use of the databases. ISRIC requests you to acknowledge use of our data. This allows us to gauge the interest and usefulness of our services. Please refer to the data set documentation for suggested form of acknowledgement and citation. We kindly request 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 copyright holders. Applications for such permission should be addressed to: Director, ISRIC - World Soil Information, PO Box 353, 6700 AJ Wageningen, the Netherlands or by e-mail to soil.isric@wur.org.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: VINCENT VAN ENGELEN
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: ISRIC World Soil Information
Address: P.O. Box 353
City: Wageningen
Postal_Code: 6700 AJ
Country: NETHERLANDS
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +31-317-483735
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: + 31 317 471700
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: vincent.vanengelen@wur.nl
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Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
Background information is given in: Dijkshoorn JA, van Engelen VWP and Huting JRM 2008. Soil and landform properties for LADA partner countries (Argentina, China, Cuba, Senegal and The Gambia, South Africa and Tunisia). ISRIC report 2008/06 and GLADA report 2008/03, ISRIC – World Soil Information and FAO, Wageningen. To be downloaded from: http://www.isric.org/isric/Webdocs/Docs/ISRIC_Report_2008_06.pdf
Logical_Consistency_Report:
Not Available
Completeness_Report:
Not Available
Lineage:
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Not Available
Process_Date: Unknown
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Spatial_Reference_Information:
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Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: WDC/SOILS, ISRIC, WAGENINGEN > World Data Center for Soils, ISRIC - World Soil Information, Wageningen
Contact_Person: NIELS H. BATJES
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: ISRIC - World Soil Information (World Data Center for Soils)
Address: P.O. Box 353
City: Wageningen
Postal_Code: 6700 AJ
Country: The Netherlands
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +31-317-483735
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: niels.batjes@wur.nl
Resource_Description: ISRIC_SOTER_Tunisia_primary
Distribution_Liability:
Not Available
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Transfer_Size: 1.6 Mb (zipped)
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.isric.org
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.isric.org/projects/soter-tunisia
Access_Instructions:
View project homepage: download documentation and (zipped) dataset.
Fees: N/a
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20090303
Metadata_Review_Date: 20131009
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: GCMD User Support Office
Contact_Organization: NASA Global Change Master Directory
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Not Available
City: Lanham
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 20706
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: Not Available
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: gcmduso@gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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