A common language for sharing scientific knowledge and interpreting soil survey information.
Soil Taxonomy Forum
The Soil Taxonomy Forum is an online discussion site for the soil classification system. It is sponsored by USDA-NRCS and hosted by Virginia Tech University. The Forum encourages open discussion of topics related to soil classification, soil description, diagnostic soil properties and qualities of soil, taxonomic classes, and ideas to improve Soil Taxonomy.
World Reference Base
The World Reference Base (WRB) is the international standard for soil classification system endorsed by the International Union of Soil Sciences.
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