Title: Soils of the European Union
Authors: TOTH GergelyMONTANARELLA LucaSTOLBOVOY VladimirMATE FerencBODIS KatalinJONES ArwynPANAGOS PanagiotisVAN LIEDEKERKE Marc
Publisher: OPOCE
Publication Year: 2008
JRC N°: JRC46573
ISBN: 978-92-79-09530-6
ISSN: 1018-5593
Other Identifiers: EUR 23439 EN
OPOCE LB-NA-23439-EN-C
URI: http://eusoils.jrc.ec.europa.eu/
http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC46573
DOI: 10.2788/87029
Type: EUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports
Abstract: This report make a detailed summary of the soil resources of the EU. Contents: Acknowledgements 2 1. Introduction 3 2. Materials and methods 4 2.1 Soil Geographical Database of Eurasia at scale 1:1,000,000 (SGDBE) 4 2.2 Nomenclature of soil types 6 2.3 Map legend and representation 6 3. Soils of the European Union: an overview 8 4. Spatial distribution of the major soils in the European Union 11 4.1 Acrisols 11 4.2 Albeluvisols 13 4.3 Andosols 15 4.4 Anthrosols 17 4.5 Arenosols 19 4.6 Calcisols 21 4.7 Cambisols 23 4.8 Chernozems 25 4.9 Fluvisols 27 4.10 Gleysols 29 4.11 Gypsisols 31 4.12 Histosols 33 4.13 Kastanozems 35 4.14 Leptosols 37 4.15 Luvisols 39 4.16 Phaeozems 41 4.17 Planosol 43 4.18 Podzols 45 4.19 Regosols 47 4.20 Solonchaks 49 4.21 Solonetz 51 4.22 Umbrisols 53 4.23 Vertisols 55 5. Concluding remarks 57 References 58 Appendix 1. 59 Appendix 2. 62
JRC Institute:Institute for Environment and Sustainability

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