The Official Soil Series Descriptions (OSD) and Soil Series Classification Database (SC) webpages were updated on June 23. Take a look and remember to update any bookmarks!
Websites are now available for the West, South, Northeast, and North Central NCSS Regional Conferences. Please click here for links to the new pages.
The 2014 version of the Keys to Soil Taxonomy has been translated into Spanish and is now available! The translation will expand the horizons of U.S. Soil Taxonomy by allowing professionals in all parts of the world to apply and interpret the system in a more uniform and consistent way.
A secret no more … the National Soil Survey Center opens its doors and invites you in to watch and learn about the valuable work being done by some very interesting people. Watch the video playlist.
The FY2016 Gridded Soil Survey Geographic (gSSURGO) Database was released on January 20, 2016. These data are derived from a November 16, 2015, snapshot of the Soil Data Mart database. These new data are available in both state-wide tiles and the Conterminous U.S. (CONUS).
Helping People Understand Soils
How to receive conservation assistance from NRCS
Video -- Water Movement in Soil
Ecological Site Descriptions and Ecological Site Inventory
Dynamic Soil Properties (DSPs)
Information for Soil Scientists
Information for Teachers and Students
NRCS Websites & Additional Assistance
A list of Web-based resources for access to natural
resource data collected by NRCS.
Información de NRCS en español.
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Information on Limited English Proficiency.
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