1. To provide sound Soil and Terrain Resources Information on a global scale(1:5 Million). Users: Global and Continental models to simulate food production potentials, climatic change, river flow simulation, livestock distribution, research priorities, land constraint and (very) general land management advice.
2. To provide an educational tool to the Soil Science Community.
3. To provide harmonized norms for soil mapping, soil classification, soil analysis and interpretation of soil resources information.
World Soil Resources Map (1:25 Million scale) Download Map
Report SOTER-based soil parameter estimates for Central Africa - DR of Congo, Burundi and Rwanda. Download document
Report World Soil Resources Report # 66 available from firstname.lastname@example.org
SOTER Manual prepared by ISRIC/UNEP/FAO and IUSS, World Soil Resources Report # 74, download document in English and French, available as printed copy from email@example.com
Guidelines for the Qualitative Assessment of Land Resources and Degradation Download document
Soil and Terrain Database for Northeastern Africa (scale 1:1 Million)
Soil and Terrain Database for South America and Caribbean (scale: 1:5 Million)
Soil and Physiographic Database for north and central Eurasia (scale: 1:5 Million)
SOTER Central and Eastern Europe (scale 1:2.5 Million)
SOTER Southern Africa (scale 1:2.5 Million)
SOTER Nepal SOTER Western Europe (scale 1:5 Million)