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NSSC Soil Survey Laboratory: Soil Characterization Database

NSSC Soil Survey Laboratory: Soil Characterization Database

The National Soil Survey Center (NSSC), as part of the Natural Resource Conservation Service, maintains the Soil Survey Laboratory Soil Characterization Database. The application allows users to generate, print and download reports containing soil characterization data held by the NSSC Soil Survey Laboratory. Users are able to choose the location and particular pedon for each query and report generation. The reports are titled Primary Characterization Data and contain the site location, pedon number, sample layer depth, percentage of various sized soil particles, bulk density, water content, mineral content, and much more. Scientists and other professionals will appreciate the easy access to valuable information the site provides.


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