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NCSS Soil Characterization Advanced Query Interface

Project Information   Project Information Help

  Laboratory Project Name
Project Type Fiscal Year Country State or Other Administrative Division Project Seq #
Submitted Name
Soil Survey Regional (SSR) Office
Submission Date (Mon/DD/YYYY)  through 
Database Source

Site Information   Site Information Help

User Site ID
Latitude Longitude
Direction Deg Min Sec Sec Direction Deg Min Sec Sec
+/- +/-
Latitude Decimal Degrees Longitude Decimal Degrees
+/- +/-
Site Area Selection
Country State or Other Administrative Division County
Soil Survey Area
Major Land Resource Area
National Park System Land
National Forest System Land

Pedon Information   Pedon Information Help

Lab Pedon Number
User Pedon ID
Observation Date (Mon/DD/YYYY)  through 
Soil Series
Classification Date (Mon/DD/YYYY)  through 
Benchmark Soils Only  

Additional Taxonomic Classification Criteria  Additional Classification Criteria Help

Order Suborder
Great Group Subgroup