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[dataset] Crop Suitable Area

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations developed in collaboration with the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis an Agro-Ecological Zones system. It enables rational land-use planning of the basis of an inventory of land resources and an evaluation of their biophysical limitations and potentials for crop production. The characterization of land is based on all relevant components of climate, soils and landform, which are important for the supply of water, energy, nutrients and physical support to plants.

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Identifier crop_suitable_area
Contact Point Arne R├╝mmler
Contact Point - ORCID iD or e-mail adress
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Theme / Vocabulary / Ontology crop, suitable area, suitability, Spatial Production Allocation Model, MapSPAM
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Spatial Resolution 0.08333
Spatial Resolution Measured As angular distance
Temporal Coverage 1990-01-01 to 2013-12-31
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Last Updated May 16, 2021, 11:04 (UTC)
Created May 16, 2021, 10:43 (UTC)

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