An example of an object of sf with data for a small catchment of 53 ha (0.53 km2) in Catalonia.


The data format is that of an object sf


  • Watershed limits and channel network from the spanish Ministerio de Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico.

  • Elevation data at 30 m resolution from catalan Institut Cartogràfic i Geològic de Catalunya.

  • Soil data from SoilGrids global database (Hengl et al. 2017).

  • Soil depth and depth to bedrock from Shangguan et al. (2017).

  • Bedrock hydraulic properties from Huscroft et al. (2018).

  • Land cover data from Mapa Forestal de España 1:25000.

  • Forest structure and composition from Mapa Forestal de España 1:25000 and the Third Spanish Forest Inventory (IFN3).


Hengl, T., Mendes De Jesus, J., Heuvelink, G.B.M., Gonzalez, M.R., Kilibarda, M., Blagotí, A., Shangguan, W., Wright, M.N., Geng, X., Bauer-Marschallinger, B., Guevara, M.A., Vargas, R., Macmillan, R.A., Batjes, N.H., Leenaars, J.G.B., Ribeiro, E., Wheeler, I., Mantel, S., Kempen, B., 2017. SoilGrids250m: Global Gridded Soil Information Based on Machine Learning. PLoS One 12, e0169748. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0169748

Huscroft, J., Gleeson, T., Hartmann, J., Börker, J., 2018. Compiling and Mapping Global Permeability of the Unconsolidated and Consolidated Earth: GLobal HYdrogeology MaPS 2.0 (GLHYMPS 2.0). Geophys. Res. Lett. 45, 1897–1904. doi:10.1002/2017GL075860

Shangguan, W., Hengl, T., Mendes de Jesus, J., Yuan, H., Dai, Y., 2017. Mapping the global depth to bedrock for land surface modeling. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst. 9, 65–88. doi:10.1002/2016MS000686

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