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Map of the Month - July

The National Soil Survey Center is now featuring a display called “Map of the Month” to generate awareness about historic soil survey maps. July’s map is one of the first soil maps of Alaska. This 1914 map was made by Hugh Hammond Bennett.

2018 NCSS Award Recipients

The Soil Science Division is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 National Cooperative Soil Survey (NCSS) Awards. Click on the photo collage (right) to read about the winners.

GlobalSoilMaps Released

U.S. soil property maps that meet the GlobalSoilMap standards have been released.

Click on the graphic (right) for the complete story.

New Video Job Aid

A video job aid has been created about sampling and describing rock, pararock, and other fragments in the soil as well as how to determine and describe the quantity of fragments in the soil.

NCSS Story Map

The National Cooperative Soil Survey (NCSS) Communications Team released their first ArcGIS Story Map to increase the visibility of our efforts in soil science.

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