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Urban Soils

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We provide nationwide leadership in soil science to meet the needs of urban customers. We define urban as populated areas of various sizes.

Urban soils are found in watersheds that provide drinking water, food, waste utilization, and natural resources to communities. Urban soils also are located within cities in park areas, recreation areas, community gardens, green belts, lawns, septic absorption fields, sediment basins and other uses.

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Urban Soil Survey

Urban soil survey is a broad area that can be divided into 6 topics. Each of the following will be discussed in detail to illustrate the state-of-the-art in urban programs.

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Maxine Levin, National Leader for Interpretations
Phone: (301) 504-0615