Geographic Information Systems

NRCS-MI GIS News            12/04/2012

Geodata Information

Manual for Managing Geospatial Datasets in Service Centers

NRCSUsers Guides and Training Opportunities

Customer Service Toolkit Online Help

Soil Data Viewer Home Page

ESRI Virtual Campus - NRCS Access Site

NRCS-MI Training Materials

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Basic GIS Concepts (PDF)    
Basic GIS Concepts (PPT)
PLU Digitizing - A Decision Flowchart for CSP
Toolkit Client Data - What's saved where?

NRCS-MI GIS Skill Builders

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ArcGIS/Toolkit Skill Builders

Connecting to Folders

Copying Land Unit Features

Displaying a Subset of Features

Practice Symbology

Setting a Layer's Data Source

USDA-MI Section Maps

Using NAIP Photography


The NRCS-Michigan Toolbar

        Acres and Length

        Bearing and Distance

        Coordinate Tools

        HEL Soil Report

        Import Layers

        Intersect Polygons

        Layer Cutter

        Quick Soil Inventory

         Soil Layers Tool

         Soil Symbols Tool

         Wetland Determinations

                Digitizing Wetland Determinations

        35mm Slides

        Legacy Master Photos

        MDEQ Wetland Inventory Maps

Other GIS Links

NRCS GIS Share Point (Michigan NRCS and Conservation District staff only)

National SSURGO Soils Page


Brent Stinson, State GIS Specialist
Phone:  517-324-5141