Soil Images Catalogue (SIC)

The Joint Research Centre, IES, SOIL project in the in collaboration with ISRIC - World Soil Information presents the Soil Image Catalogue. In this Catalogue a number of Soil Images are presented (Metadata also included) and they are free for Download. In case you use those images in publications, please make the necessary References.
Dimensions of the Images: 1800 x 1200 or 1200 x 1800 pixels , Resolution: 300dpi , File Size: 1.5MB - 2.5MB .

In case you want to add your soil images to this Catalogue or if you need further information or if you face technical problems , please contact Panos Panagos.You are welcomed to cite European Soil Data Centre (ESDAC) in case you use those images.


Available Images: Profile details

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Country: Germany
Subject of slide by keyword: Profile details
Location where slide was taken: Hambacher Wald, 5km SE of Julich, Nordrhein-Westphalen
Name of photographer: Creutzberg D
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: Gleyic Podzoluvisol
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: Gleyic Podzoluvisol
World Reference Base (WRB 1998): -
World Reference Base (WRB 2006): -
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Description of the Picture:
id: 26Remarks: ST 99: Typic Glossaqualf; argillic horizon, glossic; loess
Country: Germany
Subject of slide by keyword: Profile details
Location where slide was taken: Hambacher Wald, 5km SE of Julich, Nordrhein-Westphalen
Name of photographer: Creutzberg D
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: Gleyic Podzoluvisol
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: Gleyic Podzoluvisol
World Reference Base (WRB 1998): -
World Reference Base (WRB 2006): -
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Description of the Picture:
id: 29Remarks: ST 99: Aeric Glossaqualf; argillic horizon, glossic; loess
Country: Germany
Subject of slide by keyword: Profile details
Location where slide was taken: Niedersachsen, road Asel-Borsum, near Hildesheim
Name of photographer: Creutzberg D
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: Haplic Chernozem
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: Haplic Chernozem
World Reference Base (WRB 1998): -
World Reference Base (WRB 2006): -
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Description of the Picture:
id: 112Remarks: ST 99: Typic Hapludoll; mollic epipedon; loess
Country: Germany
Subject of slide by keyword: Profile details
Location where slide was taken: Niedersachsen, road Asel-Borsum, near Hildesheim
Name of photographer: Creutzberg D
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: Haplic Chernozem
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: Haplic Chernozem
World Reference Base (WRB 1998): -
World Reference Base (WRB 2006): -
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Description of the Picture:
id: 113Remarks: ST 99: Typic Hapludoll; mollic epipedon; krotovinas; loess
Country: Germany
Subject of slide by keyword: Profile details
Location where slide was taken: Niedersachsen, 1km NNW of Harsum, 20km SE of Hannover
Name of photographer: Creutzberg D
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: Luvic Phaeozem
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: Luvic Phaeozem
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Description of the Picture:
id: 118Remarks: ST 99: Typic Argiudoll; mollic epipedon, argillic horizon; loess
Country: Germany
Subject of slide by keyword: Profile details
Location where slide was taken: Niedersachsen, 1km NNW of Harsum, 20km SE of Hannover
Name of photographer: Creutzberg D
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: Orthic Luvisol
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: Haplic Luvisol
World Reference Base (WRB 1998): -
World Reference Base (WRB 2006): -
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id: 122Remarks: ST 99: Typic Hapludalf; argillic horizon; loess
Country: Germany
Subject of slide by keyword: Profile details
Location where slide was taken: Niedersachsen, 2km SW of Beierstedt; 10km SW of Schoningen
Name of photographer: Creutzberg D
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: Haplic Chernozem
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: Haplic Chernozem
World Reference Base (WRB 1998): -
World Reference Base (WRB 2006): -
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Description of the Picture:
id: 124Remarks: ST 99: Entic Vermudoll; mollic epipedon; krotovinas; loess
Country: Germany
Subject of slide by keyword: Profile details
Location where slide was taken: 600m S of Pier, near Julich, Nordrhein-Westphalen
Name of photographer: Geologisches Landesamt NW, Krefeld
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: Orthic Luvisol
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: Haplic Luvisol
World Reference Base (WRB 1998): Haplic Luvisol
World Reference Base (WRB 2006): Haplic Luvisol
Vegetation type : -
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Crop Type : -
Description of the Picture: Detail of the argillic horizon with pronounced clay films and manganese cutans
id: 5Remarks: ST 99: Mollic Hapludalf
Country: Spain
Subject of slide by keyword: Profile details
Location where slide was taken: Province of Badajoz, 70km SE of Merida, 5km S of Campinos de Llerma
Name of photographer: -
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: -
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: -
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id: 306Remarks: -
Country: Spain
Subject of slide by keyword: Profile details
Location where slide was taken: Province of Badajoz, 70km SE of Merida, 5km S of Campinos de Llerma
Name of photographer: -
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: -
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: -
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id: 304Remarks: -
Country: Finland
Subject of slide by keyword: Profile details
Location where slide was taken: Parkano
Name of photographer: Creutzberg D
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: Orthic Podzol
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: -
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Description of the Picture:
id: 90Remarks: Detail 0-50 cm
Country: Finland
Subject of slide by keyword: Profile details
Location where slide was taken: Maksamaa
Name of photographer: Creutzberg D
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: -
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: -
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Description of the Picture:
id: 93Remarks: Detail 30-70 cm
Country: Finland
Subject of slide by keyword: Profile details
Location where slide was taken: Maksamaa
Name of photographer: Creutzberg D
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: -
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: -
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Description of the Picture:
id: 92Remarks: Detail 20-80 cm
Country: France
Subject of slide by keyword: Profile details
Location where slide was taken: Dept Aisne, Foret domaniale de St Gobain, 14km W of Laon
Name of photographer: De Mooy CJ
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: Orthic Podzol
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: Haplic Podzol
World Reference Base (WRB 1998): -
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Description of the Picture:
id: 290Remarks: ST 99: Typic Haplorthod; sand from sandstone
Country: France
Subject of slide by keyword: Profile details
Location where slide was taken: Dept Aisne, Foret domaniale de St Gobain, 14km W of Laon
Name of photographer: De Mooy CJ
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: Orthic Podzol
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: Haplic Podzol
World Reference Base (WRB 1998): -
World Reference Base (WRB 2006): -
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Description of the Picture:
id: 289Remarks: ST 99: Typic Haplorthod; sand from sandstone
Country: Greece
Subject of slide by keyword: Profile details
Location where slide was taken: 28km S of Thessaloniki, 300m SW Kerassia
Name of photographer: Creutzberg D
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: Chromic Luvisol
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: Chromic Luvisol
World Reference Base (WRB 1998): -
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Description of the Picture:
id: 171Remarks: ST 99: Typic Haploxeralf; argillic horizon; prismatic structure
Country: Greece
Subject of slide by keyword: Profile details
Location where slide was taken: Prefecture of Ilias, 1km W Symiza (Ilias) and 30km N of Pyrgos
Name of photographer: -
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: -
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: -
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id: 192Remarks: -
Country: Ireland
Subject of slide by keyword: Profile details
Location where slide was taken: Corraun Peninsula, 5km E of Achill Sound
Name of photographer: Creutzberg D
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: Placic Podzol
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: Gleyic Podzol
World Reference Base (WRB 1998): -
World Reference Base (WRB 2006): -
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Description of the Picture: Detail of a placic horizon
id: 54Remarks: ST 99: Placorthod; spodic horizon, placic horizon
Country: Italy
Subject of slide by keyword: Profile details
Location where slide was taken: Calabria, 7km WNW of Spezzano Albaneze Scalo, Coscile and Garga River confluence
Name of photographer: Heilmann PGF
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Description of the Picture:
id: 256Remarks: Profile Cal 9
Country: Italy
Subject of slide by keyword: Profile details
Location where slide was taken: Calabria, 7km WNW of Spezzano Albaneze Scalo, Coscile and Garga River confluence
Name of photographer: Heilmann PGF
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: -
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: -
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id: 264Remarks: Profile Cal 9
Country: Kazakhstan
Subject of slide by keyword: Profile details
Location where slide was taken:
Name of photographer: -
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: -
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: -
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Description of the Picture:
id: 332Remarks: Excursion International Congress of Soil Science, Moscow, 1974
Country: Kazakhstan
Subject of slide by keyword: Profile details
Location where slide was taken:
Name of photographer: -
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: -
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: -
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Description of the Picture:
id: 333Remarks: Excursion International Congress of Soil Science, Moscow, 1974
Country: Kazakhstan
Subject of slide by keyword: Profile details
Location where slide was taken:
Name of photographer: -
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: -
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: -
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Description of the Picture:
id: 340Remarks: Excursion International Congress of Soil Science, Moscow, 1974
Country: Kazakhstan
Subject of slide by keyword: Profile details
Location where slide was taken:
Name of photographer: -
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: -
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: -
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Description of the Picture:
id: 346Remarks: Excursion International Congress of Soil Science, Moscow, 1974
Country: Kazakhstan
Subject of slide by keyword: Profile details
Location where slide was taken:
Name of photographer: -
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: -
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: -
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id: 347Remarks: Excursion International Congress of Soil Science, Moscow, 1974