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State Soil Geographic (STATSGO) data base for Puerto Rico

Dates

Original Data Basin Creation Date
2010-05-17 08:38:44
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2010-05-17 08:41:17

Summary

This data set is a digital general soil association map developed by the National Cooperative Soil Survey. It consists of a broad based inventory of soils and nonsoil areas that occur in a repeatable pattern on the landscape and that can be cartographically shown at the scale mapped. The soil maps for STATSGO are compiled by generalizing more detailed soil survey maps. Where more detailed soil survey maps are not available, data on geology, topography, vegetation, and climate are assembled, together with Land Remote Sensing Satellite (LANDSAT) images. Soils of like areas are studied, and the probable classification and extent of the soils are determined. Map unit composition for a STATSGO map is determined by transecting or sampling [...]

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U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Harvested on Fri May 23 09:42:57 MDT 2014 from Data Basin Service

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Type Scheme Key
UniqueKey Data Basin d5a34b4d8691470682231db8698ba275

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