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Percent clay in surface soil horizons for the world


Original Data Basin Creation Date
2011-01-19 14:57:09
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2011-04-18 13:01:35


This file contains soil data for 3 depths (0-0.5 meters, 0.5-1.5 meters, and greater than 1.5 meters) for percent sand, clay, and rockiness for the entire globe at a half degree grid resolution. A single bulk density value and mineral depth are also provided for each gridcell. Bulk density values came from the the International Geosphere Biosphere Programme (IGBP). Mineral depth, clay, sand, and rockiness values came from the International Satellite Land Surface Climatology Project (ISLSCP).


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Data source
FAO. Ray Drapek and Ron Neilson. MAPSS team. USDA Forest Service. PNW Research station.
Harvested on Fri May 23 09:40:58 MDT 2014 from Data Basin Service

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UniqueKey Data Basin 4979da308ee14780b85e2467e963291a

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