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: Thin section

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Country: Germany
Subject of slide by keyword: Thin section
Location where slide was taken: 600 m S of Pier (near Julich), Nordrhein-Westfalen
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): -
Vegetation type : -
Land use : -
Crop Type : -
Description of the Picture:
id: 277Remarks: ST 99: Mollic Hapludalf; argillic horizon; cutans
Country: Germany
Subject of slide by keyword: Thin section
Location where slide was taken: 600 m S of Pier (near Julich), Nordrhein-Westfalen
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): -
Vegetation type : -
Land use : -
Crop Type : -
Description of the Picture:
id: 276Remarks: ST 99: Mollic Hapludalf; argillic horizon; cutans
Country: Germany
Subject of slide by keyword: Thin section
Location where slide was taken: 600 m S of Pier (near Julich), Nordrhein-Westfalen
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): -
Vegetation type : -
Land use : -
Crop Type : -
Description of the Picture:
id: 275Remarks: ST 99: Mollic Hapludalf; argillic horizon; cutans
Country: Germany
Subject of slide by keyword: Thin section
Location where slide was taken: Revierforster Bezirk Hollerath, Staatforst Schleiden, Eifel
Name of photographer: Creutzberg D
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: Dystric Cambisol
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: Dystric Cambisol
World Reference Base (WRB 1998): -
World Reference Base (WRB 2006): -
Vegetation type : -
Land use : -
Crop Type : -
Description of the Picture:
id: 220Remarks: ST 99: Typic Dytrochrept; cambic horizon; crumb structure
Country: Germany
Subject of slide by keyword: Thin section
Location where slide was taken: 600 m S of Pier (near Julich), Nordrhein-Westfalen
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): -
Vegetation type : -
Land use : -
Crop Type : -
Description of the Picture:
id: 274Remarks: ST 99: Mollic Hapludalf; argillic horizon; cutans
Country: Spain
Subject of slide by keyword: Thin section
Location where slide was taken: Prov. Extremadura, 4.5 WSW of Torremegia, 17km of Merida
Name of photographer: Creutzberg D
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: -
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: -
World Reference Base (WRB 1998): -
World Reference Base (WRB 2006): -
Vegetation type : -
Land use : -
Crop Type : -
Description of the Picture:
id: 280Remarks: Same as isric_599, crossed nicols
Country: Spain
Subject of slide by keyword: Thin section
Location where slide was taken: Prov. Extremadura, 4.5 WSW of Torremegia, 17km of Merida
Name of photographer: Creutzberg D
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: -
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: -
World Reference Base (WRB 1998): -
World Reference Base (WRB 2006): -
Vegetation type : -
Land use : -
Crop Type : -
Description of the Picture:
id: 279Remarks: Crossed nicols
Country: Spain
Subject of slide by keyword: Thin section
Location where slide was taken: Prov. Extremadura, 4.5 WSW of Torremegia, 17km of Merida
Name of photographer: Creutzberg D
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: -
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: -
World Reference Base (WRB 1998): -
World Reference Base (WRB 2006): -
Vegetation type : -
Land use : -
Crop Type : -
Description of the Picture:
id: 278Remarks: Plain light
Country: France
Subject of slide by keyword: Thin section
Location where slide was taken: Foret de Haye, 5km SW of Nancy
Name of photographer: De Mooy CJ/Bonneau
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): -
Vegetation type : -
Land use : -
Crop Type : -
Description of the Picture:
id: 263Remarks: ST 99: Typic Hapludalf; burrows
Country: France
Subject of slide by keyword: Thin section
Location where slide was taken: Foret de Haye, 5km SW of Nancy
Name of photographer: De Mooy CJ/Bonneau
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): -
Vegetation type : -
Land use : -
Crop Type : -
Description of the Picture:
id: 262Remarks: ST 99: Typic Hapludalf; argillic horizon; papules, cutans
Country: France
Subject of slide by keyword: Thin section
Location where slide was taken: Foret de Haye, 5km SW of Nancy
Name of photographer: De Mooy CJ/Bonneau
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): -
Vegetation type : -
Land use : -
Crop Type : -
Description of the Picture:
id: 261Remarks: ST 99: Typic Hapludalf; burrows
Country: France
Subject of slide by keyword: Thin section
Location where slide was taken: Foret de Haye, 5km SW of Nancy
Name of photographer: De Mooy CJ/Bonneau
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): -
Vegetation type : -
Land use : -
Crop Type : -
Description of the Picture:
id: 260Remarks: ST 99: Typic Hapludalf; feacal pellets
Country: France
Subject of slide by keyword: Thin section
Location where slide was taken: Foret de Haye, 5km SW of Nancy
Name of photographer: De Mooy CJ/Bonneau
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): -
Vegetation type : -
Land use : -
Crop Type : -
Description of the Picture:
id: 258Remarks: ST 99: Typic Hapludalf; argillic horizon; cutans, papules
Country: France
Subject of slide by keyword: Thin section
Location where slide was taken: Foret de Haye, 5km SW of Nancy
Name of photographer: De Mooy CJ/Bonneau
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): -
Vegetation type : -
Land use : -
Crop Type : -
Description of the Picture:
id: 259Remarks: ST 99: Typic Hapludalf; argillic horizon; cutans, papules
Country: Greenland
Subject of slide by keyword: Thin section
Location where slide was taken: Blomsterdalen near Angmassalik, Southeast coast
Name of photographer: Daniels FJA
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: -
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: -
World Reference Base (WRB 1998): -
World Reference Base (WRB 2006): -
Vegetation type : -
Land use : -
Crop Type : -
Description of the Picture:
id: 231Remarks: Organic material
Country: Italy
Subject of slide by keyword: Thin section
Location where slide was taken: Calabria, 6.5 km NNE of Tarsia in lower Crati river basin
Name of photographer: Broek/PGF Heilmann
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: -
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: -
World Reference Base (WRB 1998): -
World Reference Base (WRB 2006): -
Vegetation type : -
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Crop Type : -
Description of the Picture:
id: 281Remarks: Profile Cal 4
Country: Russian Federation
Subject of slide by keyword: Thin section
Location where slide was taken: Kursk area
Name of photographer: Creutzberg D
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: -
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: -
World Reference Base (WRB 1998): -
World Reference Base (WRB 2006): -
Vegetation type : -
Land use : -
Crop Type : -
Description of the Picture:
id: 229Remarks: Ah horizon, plain light
Country: Russian Federation
Subject of slide by keyword: Thin section
Location where slide was taken: Kursk area
Name of photographer: Creutzberg D
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: -
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: -
World Reference Base (WRB 1998): -
World Reference Base (WRB 2006): -
Vegetation type : -
Land use : -
Crop Type : -
Description of the Picture:
id: 230Remarks: Ah horizon, excrement, plain light
Country: Sweden
Subject of slide by keyword: Thin section
Location where slide was taken: Kulbacksliden, Vasterbotten, 7km SSW of Vindeln
Name of photographer: Creutzberg D
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: -
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: -
World Reference Base (WRB 1998): -
World Reference Base (WRB 2006): -
Vegetation type : -
Land use : -
Crop Type : -
Description of the Picture:
id: 257Remarks: B horizon
Country: Sweden
Subject of slide by keyword: Thin section
Location where slide was taken: Kulbacksliden, Vasterbotten, 7km SSW of Vindeln
Name of photographer: Creutzberg D
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: -
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: -
World Reference Base (WRB 1998): -
World Reference Base (WRB 2006): -
Vegetation type : -
Land use : -
Crop Type : -
Description of the Picture:
id: 228Remarks: B horizon, plain light
Country: Sweden
Subject of slide by keyword: Thin section
Location where slide was taken: Kulbacksliden, Vasterbotten, 7km SSW of Vindeln
Name of photographer: Creutzberg D
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: -
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: -
World Reference Base (WRB 1998): -
World Reference Base (WRB 2006): -
Vegetation type : -
Land use : -
Crop Type : -
Description of the Picture:
id: 227Remarks: Same as isric-480, crossed nicols
Country: Sweden
Subject of slide by keyword: Thin section
Location where slide was taken: Kulbacksliden, Vasterbotten, 7km SSW of Vindeln
Name of photographer: Creutzberg D
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: -
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: -
World Reference Base (WRB 1998): -
World Reference Base (WRB 2006): -
Vegetation type : -
Land use : -
Crop Type : -
Description of the Picture:
id: 226Remarks: E horizon, plain light
Country: Sweden
Subject of slide by keyword: Thin section
Location where slide was taken: Vindeln
Name of photographer: Creutzberg D
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: Dystric Regosol
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: Dystric Regosol
World Reference Base (WRB 1998): -
World Reference Base (WRB 2006): -
Vegetation type : -
Land use : -
Crop Type : -
Description of the Picture:
id: 221Remarks: E horizon, plain light
Country: Sweden
Subject of slide by keyword: Thin section
Location where slide was taken: Vindeln
Name of photographer: Creutzberg D
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: Dystric Regosol
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: -
World Reference Base (WRB 1998): -
World Reference Base (WRB 2006): -
Vegetation type : -
Land use : -
Crop Type : -
Description of the Picture:
id: 222Remarks: Same as isric_475, crossed nicols
Country: Sweden
Subject of slide by keyword: Thin section
Location where slide was taken: Vindeln
Name of photographer: Creutzberg D
Soil unit according tot he 1974 FAO-Unesco Legend: Dystric Regosol
Soil unit according tot he 1988 FAO-Unesco Revised Legend: -
World Reference Base (WRB 1998): -
World Reference Base (WRB 2006): -
Vegetation type : -
Land use : -
Crop Type : -
Description of the Picture:
id: 223Remarks: B horizon