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This dataset respresents the soils with high volcanic content (pumice or volcanic glass) in the North Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperative.
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Soil maps for the State Soil Geographic Database (STATSGO) were developed by the NRCS. Detailed county-level soil survey data were generalized into state based coverages and each state edge-matched to form a seamless nation-wide database for soils. The mapping scale for STATSGO is 1:250,000 (with the exception of alaska, which is 1:1,000,000). The level of mapping is designed to be used for broad planning and management covering state, regional, and multi-state areas. STATSGO data are available for the conterminous U.S., Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. This data layer was produced by extracting soil temperature attributes from the NRCS - STATSGO data layers for the 11 western states. Map types represent most prevalent...
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This set of soils data consists of mineral depth, and three layers each of sand, clay, and rock fragment fractions. The soils data were obtained from Kern (2000), using methodology from Kern (1995) with corrected inconsistencies and gap filling from NRCS (1994).
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The Vegetation/Ecosystem Modeling and Analysis Project (VEMAP) was a multi-institutional, international effort that addressed the response of biogeography and biogeochemistry to environmental variability in climate and other drivers in both space and time domains. The objectives of VEMAP were to study the intercomparison of biogeochemistry models and vegetationtype distribution models (biogeography models) and determine their sensitivity to changing climate, elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations, and other sources of altered forcing. Soil properties were based on a 10-km gridded EPA soil database developed by Kern (1994, 1995). Two soil coverages are provided in the Kern data set: one from the USDA...
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The Vegetation/Ecosystem Modeling and Analysis Project (VEMAP) was a multi-institutional, international effort that addressed the response of biogeography and biogeochemistry to environmental variability in climate and other drivers in both space and time domains. The objectives of VEMAP were to study the intercomparison of biogeochemistry models and vegetationtype distribution models (biogeography models) and determine their sensitivity to changing climate, elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations, and other sources of altered forcing. Soil properties were based on a 10-km gridded EPA soil database developed by Kern (1994, 1995). Two soil coverages are provided in the Kern data set: one from the USDA...
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This set of soils data consists of bulk density, mineral depth, and three layers each of sand, clay, and rock fragment fractions. The soils data were obtained from Kern (2000), using methodology from Kern (1995) with corrected inconsistencies and gap filling from NRCS (1994).
Geochemical data for soils collected in the United States and analyzed by the USGS. The data were originally entered into the in-house PLUTO database.
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This dataset represents the soil temperature regimes from SSURGO and STATSGO soil descriptions for soil map units in the state of southern Alaska (b) that lie within the North Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperative. Definition.—“Soil temperature” is the mean monthly soil temperature at the specified depth (the average of the daily high and daily low temperature for the month). Significance.—Soil temperature is important to many biological and physical processes that occur in the soil. Plant germination and growth are closely related to soil temperature. Cold soil temperatures effectively create a thermal pan in the soil. Roots cannot uptake moisture or nutrients below the threshold temperatures specific to...
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Clay percentage was summarized from SSURGO and STATSGO tabular data, joined to source feature data from the NRCS, and then converted to an 800m raster using the cell center to assign the values. This data set is a digital soil survey and generally is the most detailed level of soil geographic data developed by the National Cooperative Soil Survey. The information was prepared by digitizing maps, by compiling information onto a planimetric correct base and digitizing, or by revising digitized maps using remotely sensed and other information. This data set consists of georeferenced digital map data and computerized attribute data. The map data are in a soil survey area extent format and include a detailed, field verified...
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Clay percentage was summarized from SSURGO and STATSGO tabular data, joined to source feature data from the NRCS, and then converted to an 800m raster using the cell center to assign the values. This data set is a digital soil survey and generally is the most detailed level of soil geographic data developed by the National Cooperative Soil Survey. The information was prepared by digitizing maps, by compiling information onto a planimetric correct base and digitizing, or by revising digitized maps using remotely sensed and other information. This data set consists of georeferenced digital map data and computerized attribute data. The map data are in a soil survey area extent format and include a detailed, field verified...
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This dataset represents the soil moisure regimes from SSURGO and STATSTO soil descriptions for soil map units in the state of northern California that lie within the North Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperative. "The term 'soil moisture regime' refers to the presence or absence either of ground water or of water held at a tension of less than 1500 kPa in the soil or in specific horizons during periods of the year. Water held at a tension of 1500 kPa or more is not available to keep most mesophytic plants alive. The availability of water is also affected by dissolved salts. If a soil is saturated with water that is too salty to be available to most plants, it is considered salty rather than dry. Consequently,...
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This data set maps and describes the geology of the San Bernardino Wash 7.5 minutequadrangle, Riverside County, southern California. The quadrangle, situated inJoshua Tree National Park in the eastern Transverse Ranges physiographic andstructural province, encompasses parts of the northwestern Eagle Mountains,east-central Pinto Basin, and eastern Pinto Mountains.The quadrangle is underlain by a basement terrane comprising metamorphosedProterozoic strata, Mesozoic plutonic rocks, and Jurassic and Mesozoic and (or)Cenozoic hypabyssal dikes. The basement terrane is capped by a widespread Tertiaryerosion surface preserved in remnants in the Pinto and Eagle Mountains and buriedbeneath Cenozoic deposits in Pinto Basin....


map background search result map search result map Geologic map and digital database of the San Bernardino Wash7.5 minute quadrangle, Riverside County, California Soil temperature regime for the North Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperative - southern Alaska (b), USA Soils with high volcanic material in the California portion of the North Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperative Percent clay in deep soil horizons for Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, and New Mexico, USA Percent clay in intermediate soil horizons for Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, and New Mexico, USA Soil moisture regime for the North Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperative - northern California, USA STATSGO Derived Soil Temperature in 11 Western States in USA Percent sand in deep soil horizons for Eastern Oregon, USA Percent clay in deep soil horizons (VEMAP version) for the contiguous USA Percent sand in intermediate soil horizons for the contiguous USA (VEMAP version) Percent rock fragments by volume in soil surface horizons for the contiguous USA Geologic map and digital database of the San Bernardino Wash7.5 minute quadrangle, Riverside County, California Percent sand in deep soil horizons for Eastern Oregon, USA Soil moisture regime for the North Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperative - northern California, USA Soils with high volcanic material in the California portion of the North Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperative Soil temperature regime for the North Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperative - southern Alaska (b), USA Percent clay in deep soil horizons for Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, and New Mexico, USA Percent clay in intermediate soil horizons for Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, and New Mexico, USA STATSGO Derived Soil Temperature in 11 Western States in USA Percent clay in deep soil horizons (VEMAP version) for the contiguous USA Percent sand in intermediate soil horizons for the contiguous USA (VEMAP version) Percent rock fragments by volume in soil surface horizons for the contiguous USA