Using Soil Surveys for Geomorphic Analysis Holly A.S. Dolliver Assistant Professor of Soil Science & Geology Plant and Earth Science Cutting Edge.

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Using Soil Surveys for Geomorphic Analysis

Holly A.S. DolliverAssistant Professor of Soil Science & GeologyPlant and Earth ScienceCutting Edge

Soils in the Field

Soil Surveys

Soil Survey Status

Soil Surveys

Soil SurveyWidely available (library/local NRCS/Web Soil Survey)

Information dense

mapped at 1:24,000 scale

minimum map unit size = 1 ac)

Soil SurveyLandform IdentificationSoil SurveyGeomorphic/Landscape Models

Northern Driftless RegionSoil Survey

Geomorphic Analysis

Geomorphic Analysis

Geomorphic Analysis

Where to begin?Geomorphic Analysis

Parent Material

Climate

Living Organisms

Topography

TimeSoil Formation & Development

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