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Other Online Soil Resources

Links, publications, and information

NRCS soil survey homepage

NRCS publications home page

  • Publications are free and most can be downloaded immediately!

Internet Glossary of Soil Science Terms provided by the Soil Science Society of America

Soil Testing

Soil testing by the University of Tennessee

  • Get chemical soil test results for your farm field, lawn or garden

Septic Tanks and Field Lines

Tennessee's Regulations to Govern Subsurface Sewage Disposal Systems (1200-1-6) from:

University of Tennessee Center for Decentralized Wastewater Management

A Compendium of On-Line Soil Survey Information by D. G. Rossiter, Associate Professor, International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), the Netherlands.

Farmland Protection Policy Act (FPPA)

Soil Scientists Association of Tennessee

SSAT is a community of soil scientists fostering the profession for the welfare of Tennesseans and their environment. Visit the SSAT home page at

Soil Survey Standards


Official series descriptions from the NRCS Soil Survey homepage.

Soil classification standards from the NRCS Soil Survey homepage.

Soil laboratory data from the NSSC Soil Survey Laboratory Research Database.

National Soil Survey Handbook from the NRCS Soil Survey homepage.

Soil Survey Manual from the NRCS Soil Survey homepage.

Tennessee's NASIS population guide