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Map of the Month - May

Soil surveys are evolving from the polygon-based format to the raster-based (pixel-based) format. These maps show the striking contrast in the consistency and detail of information between the two formats.

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Technical Soil Services

TSS personnel assist users with understanding and properly using the soil survey and provide users with predictions and interpretations about the behavior of each kind of soil mapped or identified under defined situations. Click on the map to see the reports.

Soil Colors - A Mosaic of Stories Told in Color

What do you get when you combine 26,000 official soil series descriptions (OSD), a handful of NRCS employees, and an idea? An evolving soil color map of the continental U.S., that’s what! See more ...

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