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Name: _________________________________ Problem Set #6 - Soil Survey Exercise (2010) Due: Friday, November 12 th The following exercise is designed to introduce you to the digital soil survey that exists for much of the Southwestern United States. In this exercise, I will guide you through a series of questions that examine some of the important soil properties and the suitability of the San Joaquin soil series (our state soil) for several land uses. Log onto the following web address: <http://casoilresource.lawr.ucdavis.edu/drupal/node/27> San Joaquin soil series (Our State Soil) Under “Zoom to Geographic Coordinates” type in the following coordinates (using decimal degrees) and then click “Go”. Latitude: 36.930569 N Longitude: 119.723298 W The program should respond with “Found in Survey CA654”, Click on “Go to this point”. A map with different soil types outlined in yellow will appear. On the tool bar just above the map, click on the “ i ” to the right of the map scale value. The “ i ” stands for “information”. In the middle of the map, click on one of the map units identified as “
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