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Temple, TX (SSR 9)

Welcome to Southern Great Plains Soil Survey Region 9

The Southern Great Plains Soil Survey Region 9 Office, located in Temple, Texas, as part of the National Cooperative Soil Survey Program, provides quality assurance for soil surveys and ecological sites for most of Texas and parts of Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Oklahoma.

Address and Contact Information

Soil Survey Region 9 MLRA Office LocationsWoodward, OklahomaLubbock, TexasAltus, OklahomaAbilene, TexasStillwater, OklahomaPine Bluff, ArkansasRuston, LouisianaKerrville, TexasStephenville, TexasBryan, TexasRosenberg, TexasRobstown, TexasNacogdoches, TexasHigh-resolution map















































 

Texas Oklahoma Arkansas Louisiana
Abilene Nacogdoches Altus Pine Bluff Ruston
Bryan Robstown Stillwater    
Kerrville Rosenberg Woodward    
Lubbock Stephenville      


Region 9 Projects

Soil Data Join and Recorrelation (SDJR) (PDF; 713 KB)

  • A nationwide 3-year project to improve the quality of soil survey information available in the Web Soil Survey database.

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Ecological Site Descriptions

  • Ecological Site Descriptions (ESDs) are reports that provide detailed information about a particular kind of land such as Rangeland or Forestland.

Modeling Team Information

  • The objective of the Modeling Team is to assess specific regions to guide development and implementation of future conservation programs.

Soil Health Awareness

  • The resources on this soil health section of our site are designed to help visitors understand the basics and benefits of soil health – and to learn about Soil Health Management Systems from farmers who are using those systems.

Web Soil Survey

  • Web Soil Survey (WSS) is the official source of soil data and information produced by the National Cooperative Soil Survey. The site is updated and maintained online as the single authoritative source of soil survey information.