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  Resource Id: urn:geoss:csr:resource:urn:uuid:14b45b69-2dae-4122-ac79-90f0721e851a
  Name: ISRIC-WISE Harmonized Global Soil Profile Dataset (ver. 3.1)
  Abbreviation: ISRIC-WISE_hgspd_v3.1
  Description: Version 3.1 of the ISRIC-WISE database (WISE3) was compiled from a wide range of soil profile data collected by many soil professionals worldwide. All profiles have been harmonized with respect to the original Legend (1974) and Revised Legend (1988) of FAO-Unesco. Thereby, the primary soil data ─ and any secondary data derived from them ─ can be linked using GIS to the spatial units of the digitized Soil Map of the World as well as more recent digital Soil and Terrain (SOTER) databases through the soil legend code. WISE3 holds selected attribute data for some 10,250 soil profiles, with some 47,800 horizons, from 149 countries. Individual profiles have been sampled, described, and analyzed according to methods and standards in use in the originating countries. There is no uniform set of properties for which all profiles have analytical data, generally because only selected measurements were planned during the original surveys.
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  Responsible Organisation: ISRIC - World Soil Information
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  Contact Name: Niels H. Batjes
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