DOI: 10.17040/ISCN/1305039

International Soil Carbon Network (ISCN) Database V3-1

Dataset Creator(s)

Name Luke Nave
Affiliation University of Michigan
Name Kris Johnson
Affiliation USDA-Forest Service
Name Catharine van Ingen
Affiliation Microsoft Research
Name Deborah Agarwal
Affiliation Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Name Marty Humphrey
Affiliation University of Virginia
Name Norm Beekwilder
Affiliation University of Virginia

Dataset Contributor(s)

Name Chris Swanston
Affiliation USDA-Forest Service
Name Jennifer Harden
Name Gustaf Hugelius
Affiliation Stockholm University

Dataset Description

The ISCN is an international scientific community devoted to the advancement of soil carbon research. The ISCN manages an open-access, community-driven soil carbon database. This is version 3.0 of the ISCN Database, released in December 2015. It gathers 38 separate dataset contributions, totalling 67,112 sites with data from 71,198 soil profiles and 431,324 soil layers. For more information about the ISCN, its scientific community and resources, data policies and partner networks visit:

Dataset Information

Originating Research Organization(s)
Country Global
Sponsor Organization(s) US Department of Agriculture (Forest Service, Natural Resources Conservation Service, National Institute of Food and Agriculture), US Geological Survey, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory,
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Citation Luke Nave, Kris Johnson, Catharine van Ingen, Deborah Agarwal, Marty Humphrey, and Norm Beekwilder, International Soil Carbon Network (ISCN) Database V3-1, 10.17040/ISCN/1305039
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