Vocabularies for Soil data

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RDF Knowledge Organization System (KOS)
Name Description
CRA Soil Terms A concept scheme containing all relevant concepts concerning soil data. The hierarchical KOS comes from the CRA database and many terms have correspondences with the USDA Soil taxonomy terms and / or with the INSPIRE Registry terms.
Multilingual Soilspecific Thesaurus: SoilThes Core Thematic terms for categorizing soil information: core. GEMET was choosen as backbone, which means that the structure of GEMET as well as the concepts of GEMET with translations into 11 languages, are the basis of SoilThes. Any other concepts are integrated into this structure, thus creating an extension to the official vocabulary of INSPIRE.
Multilingual Soilspecific Thesaurus (SoilThes): Soil Vocabulary (ISO 11074) Thematic terms for categorizing soil information: "Soil Vocabulary" collection. GEMET was choosen as backbone, which means that the structure of GEMET as well as the concepts of GEMET with translations into 11 languages, are the basis of SoilThes. Any other concepts are integrated into this structure, thus creating an extension to the official vocabulary of INSPIRE.
RDF vocabulary
Name Description
agINFRA Soil Vocabulary Under construction. Based on INSPIRE. Developed by the Italian Consiglio per la Ricerca e la sperimentazione in Agricoltura (CRA) in collaboration with the Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).