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|Dr. David L. Dent, Director||Tel: +31 317 471715|
|WDC for Soils||Fax: +31 317 471700|
|International Soil Reference and Information Centre||E-mail: email@example.com|
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|6700 AJ Wageningen||Home Page: http://www.isric.org|
Maintained by: International Soil Reference and Information Center (ISRIC).
Summary of data held: Soil monoliths with field and soil analytical data in digital format; a world pedon database for global environmental research; a GIS-referenced soil and terrain database for selected countries and continents (in preparation); maps, slides, reports.
User Services: Open to visitors at street address Duivendaal 9, Wageningen. Railway station EdeWageningen (8 km) and bus/taxi. The WDC for Soils, Wageningen serves as a documentation Center on land resources (maps, reports, databases), with emphasis on land resources of developing countries; improves methods of soil analysis through research and international cooperation; stimulates and contributes to new developments in soil characterization and land evaluation; transfers information by publications, training, lectures and advisory services; carries out consultancies in aspects of soil science with emphasis on GIS-referenced soil and terrain database development and soil laboratory management.
Publications: Annual Reports, Technical Papers, Country Reports, Soil Briefs.
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