Search Help
Biophysical Resource Appraisal Support System (BRASS), Soil and Climate Data Worldwide
Entry ID: USDA0190


Summary
Abstract: This database management system is comprised of spatial and
tabular data of global soils and climate data sets. A model
estimates soil moisture and temperature regimes. A five minute
rastorized FAO Soil Map of the World is included for easy
reference. Data on about 3,000 soils, georeferenced, are
included. Average monthly temperature and rainfall data of
27,000 ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1979-01-01
Stop Date: 1994-12-31
Quality Databases are continuously updated and verified. More detailed
soil maps are used to validate small scale maps. Climatic data
quality is function of source.
Data Center
World Soil Resources, National Resources Conservation Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://soils.usda.gov/use/worldsoils/

Data Center Personnel
Name: HARI ESWARAN
Phone: 202-690-0333
Fax: 202-720-4593
Email: hari.eswaran at usda.gov
Contact Address:
World Soil Resources
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
P.O. Box 2890
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20013
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 202-690-0333
Fax: 202-720-4593
Email: hari.eswaran at usda.gov
Contact Address:
World Soil Resources
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
P.O. Box 2890
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20013
Country: USA
View entire list
Extended Metadata Properties
(Click to view more)

Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1970-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-12


-->