Presentation on theme: "EUROPEAN SOIL DATABASE version 1.0 1:1,000,000 Soil geographic database v. 3.2.8. European Soil Profile Analytical database. HYPRES pedo-transfer functions."— Presentation transcript:
EUROPEAN SOIL DATABASE version 1.0 1:1,000,000 Soil geographic database v. 3.2.8. European Soil Profile Analytical database. HYPRES pedo-transfer functions.
SOIL PROFILE ANALYTICAL DATABASE - SPADE 1 lSoil horizon property data for dominant STUs. Many STUs have no data. lParticle-size, O.C., pH Bulk D., Hydraulic properties, CEC, Base saturation. lMeasured data set -Some missing properties. lEstimated data set - All properties estimated, but method indicated. lOnly one land use per STU - Often not arable.
SPADE2 PROJECT OBJECTIVES lExpand the Estimated soil profile database to include primary soil properties for ALL STUs. For the 15 EU countries only. lPrimary Soil Properties are: clay%, silt%, fine sand%, medium sand%, coarse sand%, organic carbon%, pH, Bulk density.
SPADE2 Project & Database administration lFunded by ECPA. lCo-ordinated by National Soil Resources Institute, Cranfield University, UK (Project manager. J.M. Hollis). lSub-contracts to National data providers from all 15 EU countries
SPADE2 Database administration lFourth component of the European Soil Database. lAvailable under the same terms and conditions as the existing database. lAll ECPA members will hold a royalty free copy.
SMUs & STUs per country CountryNo. SMU'sNo. STU's Austria3474 Finland1514 Sweden64356 Netherlands38111 Denmark2087 Belgium47174 Ireland36100 Scotland29100 Italy49178 Greece38199 Spain84261 Portugal41221 Germany104389 England & Wales75304 France321917
SPADE-2 – Project Overview lAll 15 National soil data providers contacted about participation. lNegative response from Austria & no reply from Greece (even after several contacts!). lProject started November, 2002. lProtocols for data generation and formal sub-contracts sent to National data providers. lData providers from France, Spain, Sweden & Ireland did not respond to sub-contracts. lAll other countries (Belgium & Luxembourg, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, UK) completed data supply by March 2004).