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Record number 526312
Title Standardised soil profile data for the world (WoSIS, July 2016 snapshot)
Author(s) Batjes, N.H.; Carvalho Ribeiro, E.D.; Oostrum, A.J.M. van; Leenaars, J.G.B.; Mendes de Jesus, J.S.
Department(s) ISRIC - World Soil Information
Publication type Dataset
Publication year 2017
Abstract Soil is an important provider of ecosystem services. Yet, this natural resource is being threatened. Professionals, scientists and decision makers require quality-assessed soil data to address issues such as food security, land degradation, and climate change. Procedures for safeguarding, standardising and subsequently serving of consistent soil data from WoSIS (World Soil Information Service) to underpin broad scale mapping and modelling are described in the above mentioned ESSD paper.
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