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Soils
Investigation 4:
Examining Core Samples of Soil

This investigation will help you to:


To learn more about soil cores and local soils, visit the following web sites:

Effective Soil Sampling Techniques,
PETRIK Library
Lists and discusses five guidelines for collecting soil samples.

Soil Sampling,
Jeffrey S. Jacobsen
Discusses sampling procedures for soil sampling.

Soil Profile Gallery,
USDA-NRCS National Soil Survey Center
This site includes a written description of different soil types and a photograph and United States distribution map for each soil type.

State/Area Soil Surveys,
USDA-NCS National Soil Survery Center
Click on your state to be linked to your state's soil survey.

 

 

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Last updated: January 26, 2009



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