Institute of Soil Science, Academia Sinica, P. O. Box 821, Nanjing 210008
A SOTER (soil and terrain digital database) project at the scale of 1:500000 has been tested using the CIS (geographical information system) methodology in Hainan Province of tropical China. Soil and terrain map units were delineated by SOTER manual. An ARC/ INFO GIS software has been used for geometric data storing and map editing, with attribute data stored in a relational database management system, dBASEIII PLUS.
Citation: Zhou, H. Z. 1993. A Testing of SOTER Project in China. Pedosphere. 3(2): 153-160.