The FY2015 Gridded Soil Survey Geographic (gSSURGO) Database was released on February 23, 2015. These data are derived from a December 1, 2014, snapshot of the Soil Data Mart database. These new data are available in both state-wide tiles and the Conterminous U.S. (CONUS).
The 2015 NCSS National Conference will be held June 7-11 in Duluth, Minnesota. Registration, lodging information, and a draft agenda have been posted, along with a call for presentations.
A new video titled “How To Sample Bulk Density In The Field” is now available. It was produced in cooperation with the University of Nebraska - Extension. Click here for the direct link.
"The Science Behind Healthy Soil: NRCS' Soil Health Literature Review Project" webinar, presented January 13, 2015, is available on-demand here.
This Guide provides an initial understanding and insight into soil classification. It is a highly illustrated derivative product of the 12th Edition of the Keys to Soil Taxonomy presenting soil classification to the great group level. Version 1.1 is now available.
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
NRCS Websites & Additional Assistance
A list of Web-based resources for access to natural
resource data collected by NRCS.
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