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Soil Dataset for the Jazira Region of Syria

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Depositor dc.contributor Mathys, Tony
Institution dc.contributor.other University of Edinburgh
Spatial Coverage dc.coverage.spatial northlimit=37.3251;eastlimit=42.3788;southlimit=34.4146;westlimit=38.04;
Dataset Date dc.coverage.temporal 2008-12-03
Date Accessioned dc.date.accessioned 2010-06-30T14:27:10Z
Date Available dc.date.available 2010-06-30T14:27:10Z
Date Issued dc.date.issued 2010-06-30
Data Set dc.identifier http://www.sharegeo.ac.uk/bitstream/handle/10672/12/JaziraSoils.zip?sequence=1
Permanent Identifier dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10672/12
Lineage dc.description Derived from 1:500,000 Map in Mohammed Ilaiwa's thesis 'Contribution to the Knowledge of the Soils of Syria'. Additional information taken from W.J. van Liere: 'Syria - Classification and rational utilization of soils - Report to the government, Soil Survey of the Jezireh.' Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO), 1965Soil map was copied to mylar and scanned to create a polygon coverage of the soil classes; included with this dataset is land-use attribute information. Each polygon was labeled and attributed with soil and land-use pattern values.
Abstract dc.description.abstract Soil dataset is attributed with soil type, secondary soil type and soil code variables. Additional attributes include land use type, other land uses and tertiary land use activities.
Format dc.format ESRI Shapefile
Language dc.language.iso en
Dataset Licencing dc.rights.uri This data is made available under the Public Domain Dedication and License v1.0 whose full text can be found at http://www.opendatacommons.org/licenses/pddl/1.0/
Subject dc.subject Syria
Subject dc.subject soil
Subject dc.subject Jazira
Additional Keyword dc.subject.classification Farming
Additional Keyword dc.subject.classification Biota
Additional Keyword dc.subject.classification Environment
Title dc.title Soil Dataset for the Jazira Region of Syria
Type dc.type GIS vector data

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