CRA Soil Terms

Knowledge Organization System containing all terms used as controlled values in the soil database of the Italian Consiglio per la Ricerca e la Sperimentazione in Agricoltura - Research Centre for Agrobiology and Pedology (CRA-ABP), mapped to standard concepts in:

  • the USDA Soil Taxonomy (Soil Survey Staff, 2014), also part of the US National Agricultural library thesaurus (NALT);
  • the INSPIRE "Registry" (European Commission Joint Research Centre, 2013), a public reference directory of all the published "registers" (in INSPIRE terminology) assigning published identifiers to specific controlled values;
  • the Multilingual Soil Thesaurus (SoilThes), an extension of the General Multilingual Environmental Thesaurus (GEMET) developed in the eContentplus project GS SOIL.

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