SSSSNE Soil Links
The following are some helpful links to soil resources, SSSSNE does not endorse or recieve any advertising for these links, to add, report dead link, or general inquiries send email to email@example.com
- Soil Links
Field Guide For Describing Soils - Excellent PDF document for describing soils - Version 3 released 2012.
Field Indicators for Identifying Hydric Soils in New England (Free PDF Download from NEIWPCC)
NEsoil.com - Soil and Soil Survey Info for New England
Official Soil Series Descriptions - Need information about a soil series?
Soil Quality / Soil Health - USDA-NRCS
Soil Survey Manual - Complete information about soil survey and describing soils (Chapter 3).
- Soil Survey Equipment
Bug Shirt - Keeps those mosquitoes and other pests from biting!
Soil Temperature Loggers - Pendant loggers
Dutch Augers - One Piece Combo 7 cm blade recommended!
Odyssey - low cost water table loggers.
IRIS Tube - Indicator of Reduction in Soils
- Geology Link
Building the Northern Appalachian Mountains and New England - Geological Histroy of Jamestown, RI
Geology Wing Entrance (Geologic Time & Plate Tectonics)
- Educational Links
Geology and the Formation of New England - From Memorial Hall Museum (5-6th grade)
Soil-net - - Soil-Net.com is a free and compelling environmental Internet resource for Key Stages 1-4 providing teachers and students extensive curriculum-based information about soil.
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Natural Resources Defense Council - The Earth's Best Defense
Rhode Island Cooperative Extension (RI GIS data available for download)
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection - 6,480 online maps!
Historical Soil Maps of the U.S. (University of Alabama)
Bing Maps - Birds eye imagery for all of Rhode Island!
USDA:NRCS:Geospatial Data Gateway - Digital Soil Data, Ortho Imagery, USGS Topographic Maps, Hydrology.
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