OpenLandMap Sand content

Dataset Availability
1950-01-01T00:00:00 - 2018-01-01T00:00:00
Dataset Provider
Earth Engine Snippet
soil sand usda envirometrix openlandmap opengeohub


Sand content in % (kg / kg) at 6 standard depths (0, 10, 30, 60, 100 and 200 cm) at 250 m resolution

Based on machine learning predictions from global compilation of soil profiles and samples. Processing steps are described in detail here . Antartica is not included.

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250 meters


Name Units Min Max Description
b0 % (kg / kg) 1* 100*

Sand content at 0 cm depth

b10 % (kg / kg) 1* 100*

Sand content at 10 cm depth

b30 % (kg / kg) 1* 100*

Sand content at 30 cm depth

b60 % (kg / kg) 1* 100*

Sand content at 60 cm depth

b100 % (kg / kg) 1* 100*

Sand content at 100 cm depth

b200 % (kg / kg) 1* 100*

Sand content at 200 cm depth

* estimated min or max value

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  • Tomislav Hengl. (2018). Sand content in % (kg / kg) at 6 standard depths (0, 10, 30, 60, 100 and 200 cm) at 250 m resolution (Version v02) [Data set]. 10.5281/zenodo.1476851


Explore in Earth Engine

var dataset = ee.Image("OpenLandMap/SOL/SOL_SAND-WFRACTION_USDA-3A1A1A_M/v02");

var visualization = {
  bands: ['b0'],
  min: 1.0,
  max: 100.0,
  palette: [


Map.addLayer(dataset, visualization, "Sand content in % (kg / kg)");