Table 1 Details and characteristics of source data sets.

From: PEST-CHEMGRIDS, global gridded maps of the top 20 crop-specific pesticide application rates from 2015 to 2025

Data source Description Details Stored as Ref.
FAOSTAT Global pesticide use aggregated by country and pesticide class Tabulated
Expressed in [tonnes] from 1992 to 2016
.CVS 1
USGS/PSNP Mass of 512 a.i. used from 1992 to 2016 is 48 USA states. Tabulated
Last updated in 2017.
.TXT 22
EU
pesticide classification
A.i. tagged by class, approval and ban within the European Community Tabulated
Last updated on September 2016.
.XLS 27
MRF Surface area and yield for 175 crops Surface area expressed in [ha] and yield in [kg/ha] globally gridded at 5 arc-min resolution (10 km at the equator) estimated in year 2000 .TIF
(georeferenced)
28
NASA/SEDAC Land surface fraction used for pastures and hays. Globally gridded at 5 arc-min resolution (about 10 km at the equator) in 2000 .TIF
(georeferenced)
29
Administrative borders USA states Gridded at 0.0378 deg (about 4.5 km at the equator) in circa 2017 .SHP
(georeferenced)
30
  All countries Gridded at 0.082 deg (about 5 km at equator) .SHP
(georeferenced)
48
SoilGrids Soil textural fraction (sand, silt, clay), porosity, and SOC in six layers from surface to 2 m depth. Textural fractions expressed in percent, porosity expressed in percent, and SOC expressed in [g-C/kg-soil] globally gridded at 7.5 arc-sec resolution (250 m at the equator) .TIF
(georeferenced)
31
ORNL/DAAC Thickness of soil, regolith and sedimentary layers Expressed in [m] globally gridded at 30 arc-sec resolution (1 km at the equator) .TIF
(georeferenced)
32
WTD Equilibrium water table depth Expressed in [m] globally gridded at 15 arc-min resolution (30 km at the equator) .NC v4
(georeferenced)
33
NOAA/NCEI Daily precipitation Expressed in [mm] at 15 arc-min resolution (30 km at theequator). .NC v4
(georeferenced)
34
NOAA/NCEI Daily atmospheric temperature Expressed in [°C] at 15 arc-min resolution (30 km at the equator). .NC v4
(georeferenced)
36
NOAA/NCEI 8-day net solar radiation Expressed in [W/m2] at 15 arc-min resolution (30 km at the equator). .TIF
(georeferenced)
37
NASA/NEO 8-day net primary productivity Expressed in [g-C/m2 day] globally gridded at 12 arc-min spatial resolution (about 25 km at the equator) .TIF
(georeferenced)
38
CSIRO Monthly evapotranspiration Expressed in [mm] at 0.5 degree resolution (about 55 km at the equator). .NC v4
(georeferenced)
39
FAO Geonetwork Thermal climatic regions Classification of climates globally gridded at 1.25 arc-min resolution (2.5 km at the equator) .TIF
(georeferenced)
40
NASA/SEDAC N fertilizer application rates Expressed in [kg-N/ha year] globally gridded at 30 arc-min resolution (about 30 km at equator) .TIF
(georeferenced)
41
NASA/SEDAC P fertilizer application rates Expressed in [kg-P/ha year] globally gridded at 30 arc-min resolution (about 30 km at the equator) .TIF
(georeferenced)
42
NASA/LPDAAC Crop water security describing irrigated and rain fed crops Expressed by classification ranking and globally gridded at 5 arc-min resolution (10 km at the equator) in circa 2010 .TIF
(georeferenced)
44
NASA/SEDAC Population count and density Expressed in [capita] and [capita/km2] globally gridded at 2.5 arc-min resolution (about 5 km at the equator) in circa 2015 .NC v4
(georeferenced)
45
KTG Gross domestic product (GDP) and human development index (HDI) GDP expressed in [int. USD] and HDI index globally gridded at 5 arc-min resolution (about 10 km at the equator) in circa 2015 .TIF
(georeferenced)
46
PAN List of banned pesticides Tabulated
Last update in May 2019
.XLS 47
ISAAA Registry of approved GM crops and GM-specific pesticides by country Tabulated
Last updated in May 2019
.CVS 60
  1. All major datasets are listed with key information on data type, units and format with which they are stored in public repositories.