Online Soil Survey

Soil-Landscape Block Diagrams in SoilWeb

September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Users of our Google Earth interface to USDA-NCSS soils information will now see links to soil-landscape block diagrams listed within map unit descriptions. Automated Linking to NCSS Block Diagrams read more [Read more...]

Soil Series Query for SoilWeb

September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

A map depicting the spatial distribution of a given soil series can be very useful when working on a new soil survey, updating an old one, or searching for specific soil characteristics. We have recently added a soil series query facility to SoilWeb, w... [Read more...]

Saving Chunks of SSURGO Data in SoilWeb for Google Earth

June 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

SoilWeb is an interactive, multifaceted interface to USDA-NCSS soil survey information. Our SoilWeb application for Google Earth streams soil map units and point data as you navigate across the lower '48 states. Currently, our system imposes a 30,000 ... [Read more...]

Tips for Using our Google Earth Interface to SoilWeb

February 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

GE SoilWeb Demo The folks in Lincoln recently changed the links to the OSDs from http:// to https:// style URLs... which seems to cause problems for new versions of Google Earth. I have noticed that when clicking on soil profile sketches an error is re...
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SoilWeb iPhone App: Beta-Testers?

February 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

iPhone App Screenshot rev 0.2 - icon iphone App Screenshot rev 0.2 - in Fresno   More Updates: The application is now available on the Apple iTunes Store. Preliminary documentaion here. read more
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Two New Soils-Related KMZ Demos

February 10, 2010 | 0 Comments

LCC KMZ Soil Texture KMZ   Forgot to post these KMZ files: 1-km scale, aggregate LCC and soil texture data, derived from SSURGO. These are part of a series of KMZ / raster datasets that will be published soon. See attached files at the bottom of the page. Enjoy! read more
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Estimated Net Worth of SoilWeb- Our Online Soil Survey

December 28, 2009 | 0 Comments

According to the excellent source code evaluation tool, SLOCCount, our online soil survey (SoilWeb) code is worth about $268,543 and would require about 2 years of development time to re-create from scratch with a single developer working full-time. This is a fairly close estimate, as I have been working (part-time) on this ... [Read more...]

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