ISRIC-World Soil Information

ISRIC’s mandate is to increase worldwide knowledge of the land, its soils in particular, and to support their sustainable use and management.

IIASA has worked with ISIRC in the following areas:

14 March 2012
Harmonized World Soil Database

First released in July 2008, HWSD is a global database, framed within a Geographic Information System (GIS), that contains up-to-date information on world soil resources. More



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Last edited: 02 December 2015

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