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Soil survey manual / by Soil Science Division Staff.

Book Book (2017.)
Description: xxix, 603 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm.
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : United States Department of Agriculture, 2017.
Distributor: [Washington, D.C.] : [For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Publishing Office]
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Gordon College. (Show all copies)
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  • ISBN: 9780160937439
  • ISBN: 0160937434
  • Edition: Fourth edition.
General Note: "Issued March 2017."
"This manual is a revision and enlargement of U.S. Department of Agriculture Handbook No. 18, the Soil Survey Manual, previously issued October 1962 and October 1993. This version supersedes both previous versions."
Shipping list no.: 2017-0026-S.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Chapter 1. Soil and soil survey -- Chapter 2. Landscapes, geomorphology, and site description -- Chapter 3. Examination and description of soil profiles -- Chapter 4. Soil mapping concepts -- Chapter 5. Digital soil mapping -- Chapter 6. Tools for proximal soil sensing -- Chapter 7. Soil survey data collection, management, and dissemination -- Chapter 8. Interpretations: the impact of soil properties on land use -- Chapter 9. Assessing dynamic soil properties and soil change -- Chapter 10. Subaqueous soil survey -- Chapter 11. Human-altered and human-transported soils -- Appendix 1. Official soil series description -- Appendix 2. Detailed map unit description -- Appendix 3. NCSS soil characterization database -- Appendix 4. Web soil survey.
Additional Physical Form available: Also available on the Internet.

Citation:

"Soil survey manual." Washington, D.C. : United States Department of Agriculture, 2017.

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