Global Fertilizer and Manure, Version 1: Phosphorus Fertilizer Application

Metadata Updated: March 23, 2019

The Phosphorus Fertilizer Application data set of the Global Fertilizer and Manure, Version 1 Data Collection represents the amount of phosphorus fertilizer nutrients applied to croplands. The national-level phosphorus fertilizer application rates for crops are from the International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA) "Fertilizer Use by Crop 2002" statistics database that is available by request from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The number of crop-specific fertilizer application rates reported for each country ranged from 2 crops (Guinea) to over 50 crops (United States), and the years for which the data are reported range from 1994 to 2001. Spatially explicit fertilizer inputs of phosphorus (N) were computed by fusing national-level statistics on fertilizer use with global maps of harvested area for 175 crops. The data were compiled by Potter et al. (2010) and are distributed by the Columbia University Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN).

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date August 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date March 23, 2019

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date August 1, 2018
Metadata Updated Date March 23, 2019
Publisher SEDAC
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Citation Potter, P., N. Ramankutty, E.M. Bennett, and S.D. Donner.. 2011-01-01. Global Fertilizer and Manure, Version 1: Nitrogen in Manure Production. Palisades, NY. Archived by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Government, NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).
Creator Potter, P., N. Ramankutty, E.M. Bennett, and S.D. Donner.
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Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
Data First Published 2011-01-01
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Metadata Type geospatial
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Release Place Palisades, NY
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Spatial -179.199552 -54.751503 179.848323 79.89196
Temporal 1994-01-01T00:00:00Z/2001-12-31T00:00:00Z
Category FERMANV1, geospatial

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