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Directory of Services

Note:  The first person listed is the primary contact.

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A

Administrative Support to the Director -- Linda Bouc

Administrative Support for Ecological Sites -- Linda Bouc

Administrative Support for National Plant Data Team -- Linda Bouc

Administrative Support for Soil Business Systems -- Linda Bouc

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

Administrative Support for Soil Survey Standards -- Linda Bouc

Aggregate Size/Stability -- Cathy A. Seybold

Agronomy Interpretations -- Michael Kucera

Analytical Chemistry -- Richard R. Ferguson

ArcInfo/ArcGIS Applications -- Steven D. Peaslee or Suzann Kienast

ArcView Applications -- Steven D. Peaslee

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B

Biogeochemistry of Soil Nutrients -- Moustafa A. Elrashidi

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 Michelle A. Etmund or Diane G. Hooper or Patricia E. Jones or Christopher W. Lee or Kevin Loeffelmann or Kathryn L. Newman or Susan J. Riedel or Adrien Spidell-Metcalf or Pamela A. Van Neste

Chemistry -- Patricia E. Jones

Coastal Blue Carbon -- Christopher W. Lee or Rob Tunstead or Greg Taylor

Coastal Zone Soil Survey -- Greg Taylor or Rob Tunstead

Coastal Zone Soil Survey (GIS Support) -- Chad Ferguson

Coordination of Soil Survey Standards and Classification -- Curtis Monger

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D

Database Calculation/Validation -- Cathy A. Seybold

Database Validation/Population -- Cathy A. Seybold

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

Digital Soil Mapping -- Suzann Kienast or Stephen Roecker

Document Peer Review (technical) (Internal) -- John Andreoni

Dynamic Soil Properties -- Skye Wills

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E

Ecological Site Descriptions -- Michael Kucera or Shawn Salley

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

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

EDIT Database -- Shawn Salley

Editing -- Jennifer Sutherland or Aaron Achen

Education, Soil -- Linda M. Greene

Erosion Databases/CRLMOD -- Michael Kucera

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F

Field Kits -- Kathryn L. Newman

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

Field Office Technical Guide (FOTG) -- Vacant

Focus Teams

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 or Chad Ferguson

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

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

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

GIS (Soil Survey Applications) -- Steven D. Peaslee or Stephen Roecker

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

GIS Tool Development and Support -- Chad Ferguson

gNATSGO -- Kyle Stephens

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 -- Michael Robotham

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

Interpretations, Technical Support (GLA) -- Curtis Talbot

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

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 -- Dylan Beaudette

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L

Laboratory (Analytical) -- Richard Ferguson

Laboratory Data Distribution -- Scarlett L. Murphy

Laboratory Data Georeferencing -- Steven D. Peaslee

Laboratory Database -- Steve Monteith or Scarlett L. Murphy

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

Laboratory Investigations -- NSSC Regional Liaisons

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

Land Resource Hierarchy -- Shawn Salley

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 or Chad Ferguson or Shawn Salley

Manuscript Coordination -- Jennifer Sutherland or Aaron Achen

Manuscripts, English Edit -- Jennifer Sutherland or Aaron Achen

Method Development -- Richard R. Ferguson or Steve Monteith

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N

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

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

NASIS - SSURGO -- Steven D. Peaslee

NASIS Database -- Kyle Stephens

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

NCCPI Model -- Bob Dobos

NCSS Liaisons --

NCSS Newletter -- Jennifer Sutherland

NEON -- Dave Hoover

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 L. Murphy

Procurement -- Linda Kruger or Amber Kenjar

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 Business Systems, National Leader -- Drew Kinney

Soil Carbon Dynamics -- Moustafa A. Elrashidi

Soil Characterization -- NSSC Regional Liaisons

Soil Data Access -- Steve Peaslee

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

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

Soil Geography --  Steven D. Peaslee or Shawn Salley

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

Soil Health -- Michael Kucera

Soil Map Products -- Steven D. Peaslee

Soil Mineralogy -- Steve Monteith

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

Soil Phosphorus -- Patricia E. Jones or Moustafa Elrashidi

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

Soil Quality -- Michael Kucera

Soil Spectral Calibration Library -- Richard R. Ferguson

Soil Survey in Urban Areas -- Randy Riddle

Soil Survey in Urban Areas (GIS Support) -- Chad Ferguson

Soil Survey Interpretations -- Bob Dobos or Cathy A. Seybold

Soil Survey Manuscripts -- Jennifer Sutherland or Aaron Achen

Soil Survey Publication -- Jennifer Sutherland or Aaron Achen

Soil Survey Research, National Leader -- Skye Wills

Soil Survey Standards, National Leader -- Curtis Monger

Soil Survey Technical Services, National Leader -- Michael Robotham

Soil Taxonomy (Proposals and Amendments) -- Curtis Monger

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. Murphy

SSURGO -- Steven D. Peaslee

Statistical Analysis -- Skye Wills

STATSGO -- see General Soil Map of the United States

Subaqueous Soils -- Greg Taylor or Rob Tunstead

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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 -- Randy Riddle

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

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W

Water Movement --  Cathy A. Seybold

Water Quality -- Michael Kucera

Water Retention -- Steve Monteith or Adrien Spidell-Metcalf

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

Web Soil Survey -- Tammy S. Cheever

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

Wet Soil Monitoring -- Lenore Vasilas

World Soil Resources -- Paul Reich

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X

X-Ray Diffraction -- Jennifer Ingham

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Y

YouTube Channel -- Tammy Umholtz

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