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Earth System Science Data The Data Publishing Journal
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 1-14, 2017
http://www.earth-syst-sci-data.net/9/1/2017/
doi:10.5194/essd-9-1-2017
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17 Jan 2017
WoSIS: providing standardised soil profile data for the world Niels H. Batjes et al.
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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 to underpin broad-scale mapping and modelling are described. The data are freely accessible at doi:10.17027/isric-wdcsoils.20160003.
Soil is an important provider of ecosystem services. Yet this natural resource is being...
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