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CONUS Soil Database for the Conterminous United States
Entry ID: PSU_CONUS_SOIL_2


Summary
Abstract: CONUS-SOIL is a multi-layer soil characteristics data set for the conterminous
United States which has been specifically designed for regional and
continental-scale climate, hydrology, and ecosystem modeling. CONUS-SOIL is
based on the USDA State Soil Geographic Database (STATSGO) for application to a
wide range of SVAT, climate, hydrology, and other environmental models.
Related URL
Description: Access CONUS Soil data coverages.

Description: State Soil Geographic (STATSGO) Database.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 57.0   S: 19.0   E: -50.0   W: -136.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Miller, D.A. and R.A. White
Dataset Title: A Conterminous United States Multi-Layer Soil Characteristics Data Set for Regional Climate and Hydrology Modeling
Dataset Release Date: 1998-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Publisher: Penn State Soil Information for Environmental Modeling and Ecosystem Management
Version: 2
Online Resource: http://www.soilinfo.psu.edu/index.cgi?soil_data&conus
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-01-01
Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE > SOILS > CALCIUM Parameter Definition
AGRICULTURE > SOILS > CARBON Parameter Definition
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Soil Information For Environmental Modeling And Ecosystem Management, Earth and Environmental Systems Institute, Pennsylvania State University Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.soilinfo.psu.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: DOUGLAS MILLER
Phone: 814-863-7207
Email: miller at eesi.psu.edu
Contact Address:
Penn State University
Earth and Environmental Systems Institute
2217 Earth-Engineering Sciences Building
City: University Park
Province or State: PA
Postal Code: 16802-6813
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Distribution Format: Arc/Info
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 814-863-7207
Email: miller at eesi.psu.edu
Contact Address:
Penn State University
Earth and Environmental Systems Institute
2217 Earth-Engineering Sciences Building
City: University Park
Province or State: PA
Postal Code: 16802-6813
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-08-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-04


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