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Through this page you will be able to download the LUCAS_TOPSOIL data (soil properties data; multispectral reflectance data).

There are two download files.

The LUCAS_TOPSOIL data are covered by a Privacy Statement.

Access to download the data will be given to you after filling in an on-line form. Note that this form contains a Licence Agreement and that by sending this form you acknowledge to have read, understood and agreed to be bound by the terms and conditions of the licence.

The documentation (citation) associated to the data is available from the reports/publications:
- Tóth, G., Jones, A., Montanarella, L. (eds.) 2013. LUCAS Topsoil Survey. Methodology, data and results. JRC Technical Reports. Luxembourg. Publications Office of the European Union, EUR26102 – Scientific and Technical Research series – ISSN 1831-9424 (online); ISBN 978-92-79-32542-7; doi: 10.2788/97922"
- Toth G., Jones A., Montanarella L. (2013) The LUCAS topsoil database and derived information on the regional variability of cropland topsoil properties in the European Union. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 185 (9), pp. 7409-7425.

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