Compilation, standardisation and harmonisation of soil data
The course introduces to soil database design, handling both legacy soil profile and map data and storing both original and standardized values, and outlines steps and rules of data compilation, standardisation and harmonisation, concluding with practical sessions applied to produce an updated spatial SOTER database.
J (Johan) Leenaars
Staff of National Soil Institutes
Day 1: Introduction
Procedure to come to usable data
Day 2: Documentation of source data
Data entry tools
Day 3: Standardization of data and quality control
Day 4: Harmonization of soil data
Day 5: Excercise
To produce a spatial database of primary and derived soil data as input to the updating of world soil information.