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Directory of Services

Note:  The first person listed is the primary contact.

| A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |

A

Administrative Support to the Director -- Linda Bouc

Administrative Support for Soil Survey Standards and Soil Quality and Ecosystems Staffs -- Carol F. Fisk

Administrative Support for Soil Survey Interpretations and Soil Business Systems -- Janet Bauer

Administrative Support for Soil Survey Research & Laboratory -- Linda Kruger

Aggregate Size/Stability -- Cathy A. Seybold

Agronomy -- Linda Scheffe

Analytical Chemistry -- Richard R. Ferguson

ArcInfo/ArcGIS Applications -- Steven D. Peaslee

ArcView Applications -- Steven D. Peaslee

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B

Benchmark Soils -- Kenneth Scheffe

Biogeochemistry of Soil Nutrients -- Moustafa A. Elrashidi

Biological Analysis -- Diane G. Hooper

Bulk Density -- Steve Monteith or Marcus Rogers or Adrien Spidell-Metcalf

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C

Carbon -- Joel R. Brown

Chemical Analysis -- Richard R. Ferguson or Daniel Arrasmith or Michelle A. Etmund or Diane G. Hooper or Patricia E. Jones or Janis L. Lang or Christopher W. Lee or Kathryn L. Newman or Susan J. Riedel or Adrien Spidell-Metcalf or Pamela A. Van Neste or Thomas J. Zimmer

Chemistry -- Michael A. Wilson or Patricia E. Jones

Common Resource Area (CRA) -- Steven D. Peaslee

Coordination of Soil Survey Standards and Classification -- Vacant

Coordination of Special Projects (Rapid Carbon Assessment) -- Kenneth Scheffe

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D

Data Dictionary (Soils) -- George E. Teachman

Database -- Steve Monteith

Database Calculation/Validation -- Cathy A. Seybold or Paul R. Finnell

Database Validation/Population -- Cathy A. Seybold or Paul R. Finnell

Deep Investigations -- Philip J. Schoeneberger

Development and Maintenance of Soil Survey Standards -- Shawn McVey or Kenneth Scheffe

Digital Image Analysis -- Ellis C. Benham

Digital Pens -- George E. Teachman

Digitizing (Program Coordinator) -- Vacant

Digitizing (SSURGO Initiative) -- Vacant

Document Peer Review (technical) (Internal) -- Janet Bauer

Dynamic Soil Properties -- Susan Andrews or Faustin Iyamuremye or Skye Wills

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E

Ecological Framework FGDC Working Group -- Sharon W. Waltman

Ecological Site Descriptions -- Michael Kucera

Ecological Site Descriptions (Forestland) -- Craig Busskohl

Ecological Site Descriptions (Rangeland) -- Curtis Talbot or Joel R. Brown

Ecological Site Inventory Data (Forestland, Wood 4 and 5 Data) -- Craig Busskohl

Ecological Site Inventory Data (Rangeland, Range 417 Data) -- Curtis Talbot

Editing -- Jennifer Sutherland or Aaron Achen

Electromagnetic Induction -- James A. Doolittle or Wes Tuttle

Erosion Modeling (WEPS, RUSLE2, & WEPP) -- Linda Scheffe

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F

Farm Bill Program Support -- Vacant

Field Kits -- Kathryn L. Newman

Field Methods (Near Surface) -- Cathy A. Seybold

Field Methods, Describing & Sampling Soils -- Ellis C. Benham or Philip J. Schoeneberger

Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG) -- Ed Griffin or Leander Brown

Forage Suitability Groups -- Michael Kucera

Foreign Travel -- Carol F. Fisk or Linda Kruger

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G

General Soil Map of the United States (GIS Interface) -- Steven D. Peaslee

General Soil Map of the United States (Soil Quality Products) -- Steven D. Peaslee

General Soil Map of the United States (STATSGO) --  Steven D. Peaslee or Paul R. Finnell

General Soil Map of the United States (update) -- Paul R. Finnell

Geomorphic Investigations -- Philip J. Schoeneberger

Geophysical Technology (GPR/EMI) -- James A. Doolittle or Wes Tuttle

GIS - Soils (International) -- Paul F. Reich

GIS (Soil Survey Applications) -- Steven D. Peaslee or Sharon W. Waltman

GIS Assistance (Soil Survey Program) -- Steven D. Peaslee

Global Climate Change -- Carolyn G. Olson

GovDelivery - Soil topics -- Tammy Cheever or Tammy Umholtz

Ground Penetrating Radar -- James A. Doolittle or Wes Tuttle

Gypsum-Rich Soils -- Moustafa A. Elrashidi

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H

Heavy Metals -- Vacant

Home Page -- Tammy J. Umholtz or Tammy S. Cheever

Hotline (NASIS/Soils/Pedon) -- Steven E. Speidel or Tammy S. Cheever

Hydraulic Conductivity -- Cathy A. Seybold

Hydric Soil Field Indicators -- Lenore Vasilas

Hydric Soils (Technology and Training) -- Lenore Vasilas

Hydric Soils Committee -- Lenore Vasilas

Hydrologic Soil Groups -- Maxine Levin

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I

Imagery, Ordering -- Vacant

Impact of Land Use on Soil and Water Quality -- Moustafa A. Elrashidi

Infiltration -- Philip J. Schoeneberger

Information Systems, Geospatial -- Sharon W. Waltman or Steven D. Peaslee

Instrumentation -- Ellis C. Benham or Richard R. Ferguson or Christopher W. Lee

International Soils and Database -- Paul F. Reich

Interpretations, National Leader -- Maxine Levin

Interpretations, Technical Support (Agronomic) -- Linda Scheffe

Interpretations, Technical Support (Erosion) -- Linda Scheffe

Interpretations, Technical Support (Forage Suitability Groups) -- Curtis Talbot

Interpretations, Technical Support (Forestry) -- Craig Busskohl

Interpretations, Technical Support (Homeland Security)-- Maxine Levin or Susan Southard or Cathy Seybold

Interpretations, Technical Support (Military lands) -- George E. Teachman

Interpretations, Technical Support (NASIS) -- Maxine Levin or Susan Southard or Cathy Seybold

Interpretations, Technical Support (Nutrient Management) -- Maxine Levin or Susan Southard or Cathy Seybold

Interpretations, Technical Support (Pasture & Hayland) -- Linda Scheffe

Interpretations, Technical Support (Rangeland) -- Curtis Talbot

Interpretations, Technical Support (Rangeland Health) -- Curtis Talbot

Interpretations, Technical Support (Recreation) -- Maxine Levin or Susan Southard or Cathy Seybold

Interpretations, Technical Support (Soil Health) -- Cathy A. Seybold

Interpretations, Technical Support (Sustainability) -- Linda Scheffe

Interpretations, Technical Support (Waste Management) -- Maxine Levin or Susan Southard or Cathy Seybold

Interpretations, Technical Support (Water Quality) -- Linda Scheffe

Investigations -- see NSSC Regional Liaisons

IR Spectroscopy -- Ellis C. Benham

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K

Keys to Soil Taxonomy -- Shawn McVey

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L

Laboratory (Analytical) -- Richard Ferguson

Laboratory Data (CD-ROM) -- Ellis C. Benham

Laboratory Data Distribution -- Richard F. Nesser

Laboratory Data Georeferencing -- Steven D. Peaslee

Laboratory Data Integration & Conversion -- Ellis C. Benham

Laboratory Data Maintenance -- Ellis C. Benham

Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) -- Richard R. Ferguson or Steve Monteith or Patricia E. Jones

Laboratory Investigations -- NSSC Regional Liaisons

Laboratory Methods (Code Maintenance) -- Vacant

Laboratory Safety -- Richard R. Ferguson or Steve Monteith or Michael J. Pearson or Pamela A. Van Neste

Land Resource Regions (LRR) (Ag. Handbook 296) -- Steven D. Peaslee

Landscape and Landform Terminology -- Philip J. Schoeneberger

Liaisons (NSSC)

Liaison Between Soil Survey Regional Offices and NSSC Standards -- Kenneth Scheffe

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M

Major Land Resource Areas (Ag. Handbook 296) -- Steven D. Peaslee

Manuscript Coordination -- Jennifer Sutherland or Aaron Achen

Manuscripts, English Edit -- Jennifer Sutherland or Aaron Achen

Map Compilation/Finishing National Standards --  Vacant

Method Development -- Ellis C. Benham or Richard R. Ferguson or Steve Monteith

Microbial Community Analysis -- Faustin Iyamuremye

Military Installation Soils -- George Teachman

Mineralogy -- Michael A. Wilson  or Ellis C. Benham

MLRA Soil Survey -- Vacant

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N

NASIS (Hotline) -- Steven E. Speidel or Tammy S. Cheever

NASIS / Data Elements Coordination -- George E. Teachman

NASIS / Interpretations (Support & Maintenance) -- Paul R. Finnell

NASIS / National Coordination -- Vacant

NASIS / Query (Support & Maintenance) -- Paul R. Finnell

NASIS / Report Writer -- Paul R. Finnell

NASIS - SSURGO -- Steven D. Peaslee or Paul R. Finnell

NASIS / Technical Information -- Paul R. Finnell

NASIS / Training -- Paul R. Finnell

National Soil Survey Handbook (Coordination and Development) -- Kenneth Scheffe

NCCPI Model -- Maxine Levin

NCSS Conference Liaisons --

NCSS Partnerships -- Kenneth Scheffe

Nutrient Cycling -- Susan Andrews

Nutrient Management -- Michael Kucera

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O

Official Series Description -- Kenneth Scheffe or Rick Nesser

Optical Mineralogy -- Crystal A. Schaecher

Orthophotography, Ordering -- Vacant

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P

P-Index -- Michael Kucera

Particle Size Analysis -- Larry V. Arnold or Michelle A. Etmund or Michael J. Pearson or Marcus Rogers

Pedon (Hotline) -- Steven E. Speidel or Tammy S. Cheever

Physics -- Vacant

Procurement -- Janet Bauer or Carol F. Fisk or Linda Kruger

Publication -- Jennifer Sutherland or Aaron Achen

Public Affairs, Soil Information -- Linda M. Greene

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Q

Quality Assurance -- Richard R. Ferguson or Steve Monteith

Quality Control -- Patricia E. Jones

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R

Rapid Carbon Assessment (RaCA) -- Skye Wills

Reports -- Richard R. Ferguson

Research Coordination --  NSSC Regional Liaisons

Research Support -- Richard R. Ferguson or Steve Monteith

RUSLE2/WEPS -- Linda Scheffe

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S

Snowpack Telemetry (SNOTEL) Liaison -- Vacant

Soil Art -- Janis L. Lang

Soil Biology -- Faustin Iyamuremye

Soil Business Systems, National Leader -- David Hoover

Soil Carbon -- Susan Andrews or Faustin Iyamuremye

Soil Carbon Dynamics -- Moustafa A. Elrashidi

Soil Characterization -- NSSC Regional Liaisons

Soil Classification (SC) Database -- Vacant

Soil Climate Analysis Network (SCAN) Liaison -- Vacant

Soil Conditioning Index -- Linda Scheffe

Soil Data Access -- Paul R. Finnell

Soil Data Dictionary -- George E. Teachman

Soil Data Viewer -- Steven D. Peaslee or Paul R. Finnell or Michael Kucera

Soil Data Viewer Rule Manager -- George E. Teachman

Soil Data Warehouse -- Paul R. Finnell

Soil Education, K-12 -- Linda M. Greene

Soil Enzymes -- Faustin Iyamuremye

Soil Geochemistry Spatial Database -- Michael A. Wilson

Soil Geography (Community Scale) --  Steven D. Peaslee

Soil Geography (National Scale) -- Sharon W. Waltman

Soil Geography (Query & Analysis) -- Steven D. Peaslee

Soil Geomorphology -- Philip J. Schoeneberger

Soil Health -- David Lamm or Ray Archuleta

Soil Health and Sustainability Team, National Leader -- David Lamm

Soil Map Products (Large Scale) -- Steven D. Peaslee

Soil Map Products (National) -- Sharon W. Waltman

Soil Micromorphology -- Michael A. Wilson

Soil Mineralogy -- Steve Monteith

Soil Moisture / Temperature Hardware Installation -- Cathy A. Seybold

Soil Phosphorus -- Patricia E. Jones or Moustafa Elrashidi

Soil Processing -- Steve Monteith or Larry V. Arnold or Daniel Arrasmith or Michelle A. Etmund or Pamela A. Van Neste or David M. Parks

Soil Quality -- Susan Andrews or Faustin Iyamuremye or Michael Kucera

Soil Quality and Ecosystems, Acting National Leader -- David Hoover

Soil Survey Area Boundary Changes -- Paul R. Finnell

Soil Survey in Urban Areas -- Shawn McVey

Soil Survey Interpretations, National Leader -- Maxine Levin

Soil Survey Manual (Coordination and Development) -- Kenneth Scheffe

Soil Survey Manuscripts -- Jennifer Sutherland or Aaron Achen

Soil Survey Program Management -- Kenneth Scheffe

Soil Survey Publication -- Jennifer Sutherland or Aaron Achen

Soil Survey Research and Laboratory, National Leader -- Douglas A. Wysocki

Soil Survey Standards, Acting National Leader -- David Hoover

Soil Survey Technical Services, National Leader -- Michael Robotham

Soil Taxonomy (Proposals and Amendments) -- Shawn McVey

Soil Temperature & Moisture --  Vacant

Soils.usda.gov Web page -- Tammy S. Cheever or Tammy J. Umholtz

Spectral Analysis -- Richard R. Ferguson or Larry V. Arnold or Michelle A. Etmund or Patricia E. Jones or Michael J. Pearson or Susan J. Riedel or Pamela A. Van Neste

SSURGO -- Paul R. Finnell or Steven D. Peaslee

State Soils -- Kenneth Scheffe

Statistical Analysis -- Skye Wills

STATSGO -- see General Soil Map of the United States

Subaqueous Soils -- Shawn McVey

Systems Ecology -- Susan Andrews

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T

Taxonomic Classification of OSDs -- Kenneth Scheffe

Technical Services, National Leader -- Michael Robotham

Thermal Analysis -- Vacant

Training Assistance -- Carol F. Fisk

Training Coordination (Soil Science Division/Multidiscipline) -- Shawn McVey

Training Development and Delivery -- Shawn McVey

Training for Field Offices -- Shawn McVey

Tropical Soils -- Michael Robotham

Twitter -- Follow USDA-NRCS-NSSC on Twitter

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U

Urban Soils -- Vacant

USDA Connect -- Tammy Cheever

Use Dependent Data Conversion -- Vacant

Use Dependent Soil Properties -- Cathy A. Seybold or Skye Wills

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W

Water Erosion -- Linda Scheffe

Water Movement --  Cathy A. Seybold or Philip J. Schoeneberger

Water Quality -- Michael Kucera

Water Quality Models -- Cathy A. Seybold

Water Retention -- Steve Monteith or Marcus Rogers or Adrien Spidell-Metcalf

Web, soils.usda.gov -- Tammy S. Cheever or Tammy J. Umholtz

Web Soil Survey -- George E. Teachman

Web Soil Survey (hotline assistance) -- Steven E. Speidel or Tammy S. Cheever

Wet Soil Monitoring -- Lenore Vasilas

World Soil Resources -- Thomas Reinch or Paul Reich

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X

X-Ray Diffraction -- Jennifer Latimer

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