Terrastat -Land Resource Potential and Constraints Statistics at Country and Regional Level.

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Food and Agriculture Organization, Land and Plant Nutrition Managment Service
Publication_Date: 2001518
Title: Terrastat -Land Resource Potential and Constraints Statistics at Country and Regional Level.
Edition:
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: database
Series_Information:
Series_Name:
Issue_Identification:
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Rome, Italy
Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization
Other_Citation_Details:
Online_Linkage: http://www.fao.org/ag/agl/agll/terrastat/#terrastatdb
Description:
Abstract:
Terrastat contains country statistics of soil, terrain, climatic and agricultural land use limitations, and potential extent. The designation employed and the presentation of material in the publication and in the statistics given, do not imply the expression of any opinion on the part of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, or area of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. Information for Terrastat was obtained from "http://www.fao.org/ag/agl/agll/terrastat/"
Purpose:
Not Available
Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: World Soil Resources Report, 1990, Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome, Italy.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 19900101
Ending_Date: Unknown
Currentness_Reference:Unknown
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Description_of_Geographic_Extent:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -180.0
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 180.0
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 90.0
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -90.0
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD SCIENCE PARAMETERS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: PROJECT
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ANCILLARY KEYWORDS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: DATA SET LANGUAGE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > MICRONUTRIENTS/TRACE ELEMENTS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > POTASSIUM
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > SOIL SALINITY/SOIL SODICITY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > SOIL CHEMISTRY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > SOIL MOISTURE/WATER CONTENT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > AGRICULTURE > SOILS > SOIL CONSTRAINTS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS > AGRICULTURAL LANDS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS > DESERTS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS > GRASSLANDS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS > SHRUBLAND/SCRUB
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > HABITAT CONVERSION/FRAGMENTATION > DESERTIFICATION > REGIONAL DESERTIFICATION
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS > POPULATION
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT > LAND MANAGEMENT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > EROSION/SEDIMENTATION > DEGRADATION
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > LAND USE/LAND COVER > LAND PRODUCTIVITY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > LAND USE/LAND COVER > LAND RESOURCES
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > LANDSCAPE > LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > MICRONUTRIENTS/TRACE ELEMENTS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > POTASSIUM
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > SOIL SALINITY/SOIL SODICITY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > SOIL CHEMISTRY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > SOIL MOISTURE/WATER CONTENT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS > CONSERVATION
Theme_Keyword: GTOS > GLOBAL TERRESTRIAL OBSERVING SYSTEM
Theme_Keyword: Soil Resources
Theme_Keyword: Hydromorphy
Theme_Keyword: Low Cec
Theme_Keyword: Aluminium Toxicity
Theme_Keyword: Major Soil Constraints
Theme_Keyword: Vertic Properties
Theme_Keyword: High P Fixation
Theme_Keyword: Salinity
Theme_Keyword: Sodicity
Theme_Keyword: Shallowness
Theme_Keyword: Erosion Risk
Theme_Keyword: Extent Of Soils Without Major Constraints
Theme_Keyword: Population Distribution In Deserts And Dryland Areas
Theme_Keyword: Steeplands
Theme_Keyword: Land Degradation Severity
Theme_Keyword: Human-induced Land Degradation Due To Agricultural Activities
Theme_Keyword: Land Degradation Severity And Population Distribution
Theme_Keyword: Actual And Potential Available Arable Land
Theme_Keyword: Country Ranking
Theme_Keyword: Asia And Pacific
Theme_Keyword: Europe
Theme_Keyword: North Africa And Near East
Theme_Keyword: North America
Theme_Keyword: North Asia, East Of Urals
Theme_Keyword: South And Central America
Theme_Keyword: Sub-saharan Africa
Theme_Keyword: World
Theme_Keyword: Biological Data Profile
Theme_Keyword: FARMING
Theme_Keyword: BIOTA
Theme_Keyword: ENVIRONMENT
Theme_Keyword: GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
Theme_Keyword: IMAGERY/BASE MAPS/EARTH COVER
Theme_Keyword: PLANNING CADASTRE
Theme_Keyword: ENGLISH
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > AFRICA
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > ASIA
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > CENTRAL AMERICA
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > EUROPE
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA
Place_Keyword: GEOGRAPHIC REGION > GLOBAL LAND
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > SOUTH AMERICA
Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints:
None
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: KENJI YOSHINAGA
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Food and Agriculture Organization
Address: Land and Water Development Division
City: ROME
Postal_Code: 00100
Country: ITALY
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Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
The national statistics given in Terrastat are estimates based on various small scale maps and inventories that were not always up to date, reliable or both. Results therefore, in particular for small countries, are to be interpreted with care. Please note that the indicators used in the headings are fully defined in the following downloadable publication, and should be consulted to correctly indicate their meaning and limitations.
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: UN/FAO/AGL/LAND > Land and Plant Nutrition Management Service, Land and Water Development Division, Food and Agriculture Organization, United Nations
Contact_Person: JACQUES ANTOINE
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Address: Rome
Address: Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
Postal_Code: 00100
Country: ITALY
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +39 06 570 54243
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: +39 06 570 56167
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: Jacques.Antoine@fao.org
Resource_Description: terrastat
Distribution_Liability:
Not Available
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: Not Available
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.fao.org/landandwater/agll/
Access_Instructions:
DATA CENTER URL
Digital_Transfer_Option:
Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name:
http://www.fao.org/ag/agl/agll/terrastat/
Access_Instructions:
Access to Terrastat databases
Fees: Not Available
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20011130
Metadata_Review_Date: 20121221
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: TYLER B. STEVENS
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Address: Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
State_or_Province: MD
Postal_Code: 20771
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: (301) 614-6898
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 301-614-5268
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: Tyler.B.Stevens@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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