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2011 National Cooperative Soil Survey National Conference

Asheville, North Carolina

May 22-26, 2011

“Soil Survey — Interpreting the Inventory in a Digital World”

Landscape photo from North Carolina.

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About the Conference

The conference convenes every other year on the odd-numbered year to discuss and develop solutions to issues of national concern to the National Cooperative Soil Survey.

The conference will be held at the Crowne Plaza Resort in Asheville, North Carolina, and will be hosted by North Carolina State University.

Expected Size of Audience


Audience Profile

Participants of the National Cooperative Soil Survey (NCSS) include representatives from the 1862 land-grant universities, experiment stations, NRCS, USFS, NPS, BLM, BIA, EPA, USFWS, National Association of State Conservation Agencies (NASCA), National Association of Consulting Soil Scientists, the 1890 land-grant universities, and western tribal colleges. Other interested foreign and domestic groups, such as lead scientists from Canada, Mexico, Asia, Africa, Europe, and Australia are invited to participate as users of soil surveys. We also welcome students and their contributions to the future of soil survey.

Conference Emphasis

This year, the theme of the conference will be “Soil Survey — Interpreting the Inventory in a Digital World”.