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LBA-ECO CD-06 Soil Classification Map, Ji-Parana River Basin, Rondonia, Brazil
Entry ID: doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1088_1


Summary
Abstract: This data set provides a digital map of soil orders for the Ji-Parana River Basin, in the state of Rondonia, Brazil (Western Amazonia). Soil orders were manually digitized from a 1:500,000 map from EMBRAPA originally published in 1983. Oxisols and Ultisols are the predominant soil types in the basin, encompassing 47% and 24% of the total drainage area, respectively. Entisols cover 14%, Alfisols 13% and Eptisols 2% of the basin (Ballester et al., 2003). One data file is provided in ESRI ArcGIS Shapefile format compressed into a single zip file (*.zip).
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Description: This data set provides a digital map of soil orders for the Ji-Parana River Basin, in the state of Rondonia, Brazil (Western Amazonia). Soil orders were manually digitized from a 1:500,000 map from EMBRAPA originally published in 1983. Oxisols and Ultisols are the predominant soil types in the basin, encompassing 47% and 24% of the total drainage area, respectively. Entisols cover 14%, Alfisols 13% and Eptisols 2% of the basin (Ballester et al., 2003). One data file is provided in ESRI ArcGIS Shapefile format compressed into a single zip file (*.zip).
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -8.03   S: -12.93   E: -60.01   W: -63.42

Data Set Citation
Version: 1
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1983-01-01
Stop Date: 1983-12-31
Data Set Progress
COMPLETED
Distribution
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Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-04-07




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