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Directory of Services

Note:  The first person listed is the primary contact.

| A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |

A

Administrative Support to the Director -- Linda Bouc

Administrative Support for Soil Survey Standards and Soil Quality and Ecosystems Staffs -- Vacant

Administrative Support for Soil Survey Interpretations and Soil Business Systems -- Vacant

Administrative Support for Soil Survey Research & Laboratory -- Linda Kruger

Aggregate Size/Stability -- Cathy A. Seybold

Analytical Chemistry -- Richard R. Ferguson

ArcInfo/ArcGIS Applications -- Steven D. Peaslee

ArcView Applications -- Steven D. Peaslee

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B

Biogeochemistry of Soil Nutrients -- Moustafa A. Elrashidi or Candiss Williams

Biological Analysis -- Diane G. Hooper

Bulk Density -- Steve Monteith or Adrien Spidell-Metcalf

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C

Carbon -- Joel R. Brown

Chemical Analysis -- Richard R. Ferguson or Daniel Arrasmith or Michelle A. Etmund or Diane G. Hooper or Patricia E. Jones or Janis L. Lang or Christopher W. Lee or Kathryn L. Newman or Susan J. Riedel or Adrien Spidell-Metcalf or Pamela A. Van Neste or Thomas J. Zimmer

Chemistry -- Michael A. Wilson or Patricia E. Jones

Common Resource Area (CRA) -- Steven D. Peaslee

Coordination of Soil Survey Standards and Classification -- Curtis Monger

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D

Data Dictionary (Soils) -- George E. Teachman

Database Calculation/Validation -- Cathy A. Seybold

Database Validation/Population -- Cathy A. Seybold

Development and Maintenance of Soil Survey Standards -- Curtis Monger or Shawn McVey

Document Peer Review (technical) (Internal) -- Vacant

Dynamic Soil Properties -- Skye Wills or Candiss Williams

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E

Ecological Site Descriptions -- Michael Kucera

Ecological Site Descriptions (Rangeland) -- Curtis Talbot or Joel R. Brown

Ecological Site Inventory Data (Rangeland, Range 417 Data) -- Curtis Talbot

Editing -- Jennifer Sutherland or Aaron Achen

Education, Soil -- Linda M. Greene

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F

Field Kits -- Kathryn L. Newman

Field Methods (Near Surface) -- Cathy A. Seybold

Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG) -- Ed Griffin or Leander Brown

Forage Suitability Groups -- Michael Kucera

Foreign Travel -- Linda Kruger

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G

General Soil Map of the United States (GIS Interface) -- Steven D. Peaslee

General Soil Map of the United States (Soil Quality Products) -- Steven D. Peaslee

General Soil Map of the United States (STATSGO) --  Steven D. Peaslee

GIS - Soils (International) -- Paul F. Reich

GIS (Soil Survey Applications) -- Steven D. Peaslee

GIS Assistance (Soil Survey Program) -- Steven D. Peaslee

GovDelivery - Soil topics -- Tammy Cheever or Tammy Umholtz

Gypsum-Rich Soils -- Moustafa A. Elrashidi

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H

Home Page -- Tammy J. Umholtz or Tammy S. Cheever

Hotline (NASIS/Pedon/Soil Data Access/Soil Data Viewer/Soils/Web Soil Survey) -- Steven E. Speidel or Tammy S. Cheever

Hydraulic Conductivity -- Cathy A. Seybold

Hydric Soil Field Indicators -- Lenore Vasilas

Hydric Soils (Technology and Training) -- Lenore Vasilas

Hydric Soils Committee -- Lenore Vasilas

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I

Impact of Land Use on Soil and Water Quality -- Moustafa A. Elrashidi

Information Systems, Geospatial -- Steven D. Peaslee

Instrumentation -- Richard R. Ferguson or Christopher W. Lee

International Soils and Database -- Paul F. Reich

Interpretations, National Leader -- Vacant

Interpretations, Technical Support (Forage Suitability Groups) -- Curtis Talbot

Interpretations, Technical Support (GLA) -- Curtis Talbot

Interpretations, Technical Support (Homeland Security) -- Bob Dobos

Interpretations, Technical Support (Military lands) -- George E. Teachman

Interpretations, Technical Support (NASIS) -- Bob Dobos

Interpretations, Technical Support (Nutrient Management) -- Bob Dobos

Interpretations, Technical Support (Rangeland) -- Curtis Talbot

Interpretations, Technical Support (Rangeland Health) -- Curtis Talbot

Interpretations, Technical Support (Recreation) -- Bob Dobos

Interpretations, Technical Support (Soil Health) -- Cathy A. Seybold

Interpretations, Technical Support (VEGSPEC) -- Curtis Talbot

Interpretations, Technical Support (Waste Management) -- Bob Dobos

Investigations -- see NSSC Regional Liaisons

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J

Java Newhall Simulation Model (jNSM) -- Tom D’Avello

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L

Laboratory (Analytical) -- Richard Ferguson

Laboratory Data Distribution -- Richard F. Nesser or Scarlett L. Bailey

Laboratory Data Georeferencing -- Steven D. Peaslee

Laboratory Database -- Steve Monteith or Scarlett L. Bailey

Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) -- Richard R. Ferguson or Steve Monteith or Patricia E. Jones

Laboratory Investigations -- NSSC Regional Liaisons

Laboratory Safety -- Richard R. Ferguson or Steve Monteith or Michael J. Pearson or Pamela A. Van Neste

Land Resource Regions (LRR) (Ag. Handbook 296) -- Steven D. Peaslee

Liaisons (NSSC)

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M

Major Land Resource Areas (Ag. Handbook 296) -- Steven D. Peaslee

Manuscript Coordination -- Jennifer Sutherland or Aaron Achen

Manuscripts, English Edit -- Jennifer Sutherland or Aaron Achen

Method Development -- Richard R. Ferguson or Steve Monteith

Military Installation Soils -- George Teachman

Mineralogy -- Michael A. Wilson

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N

NASIS (Hotline) -- Steven E. Speidel or Tammy S. Cheever

NASIS / Data Elements Coordination -- George E. Teachman

NASIS / Interpretations (Support & Maintenance) -- Cathy Seybold

NASIS - SSURGO -- Steven D. Peaslee

National Park Service -- Steve Monteith (KSSL-related only)

NCCPI Model -- Bob Dobos

NCSS Conference Liaisons --

NEON -- Doug Wysocki / Scarlett Bailey

Nutrient Management -- Michael Kucera

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O

Official Series Description -- Curtis Monger or Shawn McVey

Optical Mineralogy -- Crystal A. Schaecher

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P

P-Index -- Michael Kucera

Particle Size Analysis -- Michelle A. Etmund or Michael J. Pearson

Pedon (Hotline) -- Steven E. Speidel or Tammy S. Cheever

PLANTS Database -- Gerry Moore or Mark Garland or Doug Goldman

PMC -- Scarlett Bailey

Procurement -- Linda Kruger

Publication -- Jennifer Sutherland or Aaron Achen

Public Affairs, Soil Information -- Linda M. Greene

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Q

Quality Assurance -- Richard R. Ferguson or Steve Monteith

Quality Control -- Patricia E. Jones

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R

Rapid Carbon Assessment (RaCA) -- Skye Wills

Reports -- Richard R. Ferguson

Research Coordination --  NSSC Regional Liaisons

Research Support -- Richard R. Ferguson or Steve Monteith

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S

SCAN / SNOTEL -- Cathy A. Seybold

Soil Art -- Janis L. Lang

Soil Business Systems, National Leader -- Drew Kinney

Soil Carbon Dynamics -- Moustafa A. Elrashidi

Soil Characterization -- NSSC Regional Liaisons

Soil Data Access -- Steve Peaslee

Soil Data Dictionary -- George E. Teachman

Soil Data Viewer -- Steven D. Peaslee or Michael Kucera

Soil Education, K-12 -- Linda M. Greene

Soil Geochemistry Spatial Database -- Michael A. Wilson

Soil Geography --  Steven D. Peaslee

Soil Geography (Query & Analysis) -- Steven D. Peaslee

Soil Health -- Ray Archuleta

Soil Map Products -- Steven D. Peaslee

Soil Micromorphology -- Michael A. Wilson

Soil Mineralogy -- Steve Monteith

Soil Moisture / Temperature Hardware Installation -- Cathy A. Seybold

Soil Phosphorus -- Patricia E. Jones or Moustafa Elrashidi or Candiss Williams

Soil Processing -- Steve Monteith or Daniel Arrasmith or Michelle A. Etmund or Pamela A. Van Neste or David M. Parks

Soil Quality -- Michael Kucera or Candiss Williams

Soil Quality Models -- Candiss Williams

Soil Survey in Urban Areas -- Shawn McVey

Soil Survey Interpretations, National Leader -- Vacant

Soil Survey Manuscripts -- Jennifer Sutherland or Aaron Achen

Soil Survey Publication -- Jennifer Sutherland or Aaron Achen

Soil Survey Research and Laboratory, National Leader -- Douglas A. Wysocki

Soil Survey Standards, National Leader -- Curtis Monger

Soil Survey Technical Services, National Leader -- Michael Robotham

Soil Taxonomy (Proposals and Amendments) -- Shawn McVey

Soils.usda.gov Web page -- Tammy S. Cheever or Tammy J. Umholtz

Spectral Analysis -- Richard R. Ferguson or Michelle A. Etmund or Susan J. Riedel or Scarlett L. Bailey

SSURGO -- Steven D. Peaslee

Statistical Analysis -- Skye Wills

STATSGO -- see General Soil Map of the United States

Subaqueous Soils -- Shawn McVey

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T

Technical Services, National Leader -- Michael Robotham

Training Coordination (Soil and Plant Science Division/Multidiscipline) -- Shawn McVey

Training Development and Delivery -- Shawn McVey

Training for Field Offices -- Shawn McVey

Tropical Soils -- Michael Robotham

Twitter -- Follow USDA-NRCS-NSSC on Twitter

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U

Urban Soils -- Vacant

USDA Connect -- Tammy Cheever

Use Dependent Soil Properties -- Cathy A. Seybold or Skye Wills or Candiss Williams

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W

Water Movement --  Cathy A. Seybold

Water Quality -- Michael Kucera or Candiss Williams

Water Quality Models -- Candiss Williams

Water Retention -- Steve Monteith or Adrien Spidell-Metcalf

Web, soils.usda.gov -- Tammy S. Cheever or Tammy J. Umholtz

Web Soil Survey -- George E. Teachman

Web Soil Survey (hotline assistance) -- Steven E. Speidel or Tammy S. Cheever

Web Soil Survey (Rule and Report Manager) -- George E. Teachman

Wet Soil Monitoring -- Lenore Vasilas

World Soil Resources -- Paul Reich

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X

X-Ray Diffraction -- Jennifer Ingham

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