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Temple, TX (SSR 9)

Welcome to Southern Great Plains Soil Survey Region 9

The Southern Great Plains Soil Survey Region 9 Office, located in Temple, Texas, as part of the National Cooperative Soil Survey Program, provides quality assurance for soil surveys and ecological sites for most of Texas and parts of Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Oklahoma.

Soil Survey Region 9 MLRA Office Locations


Contact Information

Texas Oklahoma Arkansas Louisiana
Abilene Lubbock Rosenberg Altus Pine Bluff Ruston
Bryan Nacogdoches Stephenville Stillwater    
Kerrville Robstown Temple Woodward    

Region 9 MLRA Projects

  • Raster Mapping
  • Urban Mapping
  • Coastal Mapping
  • Ecological Site Descriptions

Ecological Site Descriptions

  • Ecological Site Descriptions (ESDs) are reports that provide detailed information about a particular kind of land such as Rangeland or Forestland.

Soil Health Awareness

  • The resources on this soil health section of our site are designed to help visitors understand the basics and benefits of soil health – and to learn about Soil Health Management Systems from farmers who are using those systems.

Web Soil Survey

  • Web Soil Survey (WSS) is the official source of soil data and information produced by the National Cooperative Soil Survey. The site is updated and maintained online as the single authoritative source of soil survey information.