Soil and Terrain Database for Central and Eastern Europe (SOVEUR), version 1.1

  • Niels Batjes (Creator)
  • V.W.P. van Engelen (Creator)
  • J.A. Dijkshoorn (Creator)



The Soil and Terrain Database(SOTER)was part of the Soil Degradation and Vulnerability Assessment for Central and Eastern Europe(SOVEUR project)and was implemented within the framework of the Food and Agriculture Organization(FAO)of the United Nations and the Netherlands Government Cooperative Programme.

The project was technically coordinated by ISRIC- World Soil Information and assisted by the Land and Water Development Division (AGL) of FAO. The SOVEUR project has been carried out in close collaboration with specialists from soil survey institutes in Belarus, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania, the Russian Federation, Slovak Republic and the Ukraine, who collated the various national soil data using uniform guidelines.
Date made available21 Jan 2014
PublisherISRIC - World Soil Information
Geographical coverageEastern Europe


  • soil science

Accession numbers

  • b1fa4988-b511-48e3-9548-3c48f0a908fa

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