Unformatted text preview: a soil series description that you like. Before you finalize the adoption, go back to the home page and click on “soil lab data” in the left hand menu. In the window that opens, click on “characterization data”. Fill in the box for series name and then click “execute query”. If data are available, you will have a choice of one or more pedons to examine. If data exist for the soil, “adopt” the soil. If no data are available, return to the home page, click on official soil series descriptions again and continue to search for a soil with data. After you have adopted a soil with data, Print out the soil series description and hand it in with answers to the questions below . It is also fun to click on the soil extent button. This will show you a map where the soil series has been mapped. 1. Where and when was the series established? 2. What is the soil drainage class? 3. Where is the type location?...
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- Spring '10
- Home Page, soil series, left hand menu, official soil series