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Global Major Land Resource Stresses Map

Stresses Map
 

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  • Key Words: land stresses, land stress map
  • About the Map: The Major Land Resource Stresses map is based on a reclassification of the global soil climate map and global soil map.
  • Possible Uses of the Map: Useful for teachers and students who are interested in the global distribution of major land resource stresses. Global modelers may be able to use the data for small scale analysis.
Data
  • Source: Soil map and soil climate map, USDA-NRCS, Soil Science Division, World Soil Resources, Washington D.C.
  • Data Aggregation and Reliability: The Major Land Resource Stresses map data is rasterized on a 2 minute grid cell.
  • Data Definitions: Twenty-five classes are defined by based on soil climate and soil classification.
  • Data Disclaimer: Country boundaries are not authoritative.
  • Database Manager: Paul Reich, Geographer, World Soil Resources. Email: paul.reich@usda.gov
Map Production Information
  • Map Identification: stresses.jpg
  • Production Date: 1998
  • Geographic Coverage: Global
  • Projection: Geographic
  • Minimum Scale: 1:5,000,000

This page last updated on September 8, 2003.