Soil and Terrain Database for South Africa (version 1.0) - scale 1:1 million (SOTER_South_Africa)

  • J.A. Dijkshoorn (Creator)
  • J.R.M. Huting (Creator)

Dataset

Description

The Soil and Terrain database for South Africa primary data (version 1.0), at scale 1:1 million (SOTER_South_Africa), was compiled of enhanced soil information within the framework of the FAO's program Land Degradation Assessment in Drylands (LADA). Primary soil and terrain data for South Africa were obtained from the SOTERSAF database (ver. 1) at scale 1:2 million. This version of SOTER_South_Africa includes some changes in the GIS file, based on the SRTM-DEM derived data and a changes of the attributes database.

SOTER forms a part of the ongoing activities of ISRIC, FAO and UNEP to update the world's baseline information on natural resources.The project involved collaboration with national soil institutes from the countries in the region as well as individual experts.
Date made available14 Jan 2014
PublisherISRIC - World Soil Information
Geographical coverageSouth Africa

Cite this

Dijkshoorn, J. A. (Creator), Huting, J. R. M. (Creator) (14 Jan 2014). Soil and Terrain Database for South Africa (version 1.0) - scale 1:1 million (SOTER_South_Africa). ISRIC - World Soil Information.