[GRASS-user] Managing the Harmonized World Soil Database in GRASS

Luigi Ponti lponti at inbox.com
Fri Mar 25 06:25:11 EDT 2011

Dear Rich,
>> > The HWSD is composed of a raster image file and a linked attribute database 
>> > stored in Microsoft Access 2003 format.
>    It would be nice if the attributes were made available in a format using
> open standards. That would make it available to those of us who don't do
> windows.
> Rich

You are right.

There is a driver apparently more advanced than the OpenOffice.org one, 
which I haven't tried yet:

I have inquired the data provider about the issue, and will let the list 

Kind regards,

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