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Visual Identity

The first National Cooperative Soil Survey (NCSS) logo was adopted in 2017. It is now the official visual identity for the NCSS.

NCSS Visual Identity 


The National Cooperative Soil Survey logo consists of two elements: the soil profile and the NCSS wordmark.
Both elements have been designed to provide a new, modern logo that can be used in various formats.

Five different configurations are provided for your convenience.



Five National Cooperative Soil Survey logo configurations are available.





Additionally, each configuration is rendered in five different color schemes to accommodate various applications.




NCSS Logos in five color variations.




NCSS Visual Standards Guide

Proper usage of these logos is described in the Visual Standards Guide.

NCSS Visual Identity