1. General Model Information

Name: The major soils of the world


Main medium: terrestrial
Main subject: biogeochemistry
Organization level:
Type of model: not specified
Main application:
Keywords: teaching, soil


Dr.ir. P.M. Driessen
Wageningen Agricultural University
Dept. Soil Science and Geology
P.O.Box 37
NL-6700 AA Wageningen
Phone: +31.8370.83575
Fax : +31.8370.82419
email: paul.driessen@bodlan.beng.wau.nl
Driessen, P.M. & R. Dudal


Driessen, P.M. & R. Dudal


The course deals with the classification, occurrence, genesis, properties and use of the major soils of the world as distinguished in the Revised Legend (1990) to the FAO-Unesco Soil Map of the World.

Author of the abstract:

CAMASE (Concerted Action for the development and testing of quantitative methods for research on Agricultural Systems and the Environment):

II. Technical Information

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III. Mathematical Information

III.1 Mathematics

III.2 Quantities

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IV. References

Driessen, P.M. & R. Dudal, 1992. The major soils of the world: lecture notes on their geography, formation,properties and use. Wageningen Agricultural University, Department of Soil Science and Geology, The Netherlands. 309 pp.

V. Further information in the World-Wide-Web

VI. Additional remarks

Last review of this document by: 18.7. 1997
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