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From the Chair
ArcGIS 9 Workshop
2007 Conference in Rochester
Call for Polaris/Lifetime Nominations
USDA NRCS Soils News
By Danielle Evans, Natural Resources Conservation Service
More soils data is now available and NRCS's Web Soil Survey viewing and reporting tools have new features.
SSURGO (Soil Survey Geographic Database)
Soil survey information is available through two websites: Web Soil Survey (see next section of this article) and Soil Data Mart. The Soil Data Mart (http://soildatamart.nrcs.usda.gov/County.aspx?State=MN) is a website that has spatial and tabular soils information available for download for use in a GIS or database application where one can also run reports or do queries and analysis.
Web Soil Survey Version 1.1 Released
Now WSS has been improved! Version 1.1 was released March 21 for public use. Be sure to click on "View an illustrated list of new features" to see what has been improved. Some enhancements include:
Web Soil Survey Version 2 is due to be released this summer. Some enhancements will include:
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