Loam in Topsoil (percent of Area)
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Publishing Details

Dataset Type: 
Spatial Dataset
Unit: 
percent of area
Publication Date: 
May, 2014
Publisher: 
HarvestChoice/International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Version: 
SChEF r2.0
Contact: 
Jawoo Koo

Abstract

Percentage of area with loam in Topsoil.

Data Sources & Credits

Sanchez, P.A., C.A. Palm and S.W. Buol (2003). Fertility Capability Soil Classification System: A Tool to Assess Soil Quality in the Tropics. Geoderma, v.114:157-185.

Citation

HarvestChoice, 2014. "Loam in Topsoil (percent of Area)." International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC., and University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN. Available online at http://harvestchoice.org/data/sloam.

Additional Attributes

Geographic Coverage: West Africa, East & Central Africa, Southern Africa
Format/Platform: raster (CSV and ESRI ASCII Grid)
Keywords: Loam, Soils, Sub-Saharan Africa