National Geochemical Database: Soil

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

Geochemical analysis of soil samples from the National Geochemical Database. Primarily inorganic elemental concentrations, most samples are from the continental US and Alaska. Samples were collected and analyzed over many decades, beginning in the 1960s, though some samples may have been collected earlier.

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Metadata Date December 7, 2016
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2016 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date December 7, 2016
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2016 (publication)
Responsible Party Southwest Region (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Guid
Access Constraints Use Constraints: none, Access Constraints: none
Bbox East Long 179.18039982
Bbox North Lat 71.04963704
Bbox South Lat -42.5
Bbox West Long -178.76335
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update asNeeded
Graphic Preview Description Schematic map showing sample density in the conterminous US, (768 x 512 pixels)
Graphic Preview File /ngdb/soil/ngdbsoil-large.png
Graphic Preview Type PNG
Licence This database has been approved for release by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Although this database has been subjected to rigorous review and is substantially complete, the USGS reserves the right to revise the data pursuant to further analysis and review. Furthermore, the database is released on condition that neither the USGS nor the U.S. Government shall be held liable for any damages resulting from its authorized or unauthorized use.
Metadata Language
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress underDevelopment
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1962-05-01
Temporal Extent End 2005-09-07

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