WoSIS snapshot - September 2019

Niels H. Batjes, Eloi Ribeiro & Ad van Oostrum
This data set provides a 'snapshot' of the complement of standardised soil profile datsa served from WoSIS (World Soil Information Service) as of September 2019. It comprises 196,498 geo-referenced profiles originating from 173 countries. They represent over 832 thousand soil layers (or horizons), and over 5.8 million records. The actual number of observations for each property varies (greatly) between proļ¬les and with depth, this generally depending on the objectives of the initial soil sampling programmes....

Registration Year

  • 2019

Resource Types

  • Dataset


  • International Soil Reference and Information Centre