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Soil Associations: Indiana

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Creator:
United States Department of Agriculture
Description:
Natural Resources Conservation Service, STATSGO metadata reports- "This data set is a digital general soil association map developed by the National Cooperative Soil Survey. It consists of a broad based inventory of soils and nonsoil areas that occur in a repeatable pattern on the landscape and that can be cartographically shown at the scale mapped. The soil maps for STATSGO are compiled by generalizing more detailed soil survey maps. Where more detailed soil survey maps are not available, data on geology, topography, vegetation, and climate are assembled, together with Land Remote Sensing Satellite (LANDSAT) images. Soils of like areas are studied, and the probable classification and extent of the soils are determined."
Publisher:
State of Indiana
Collection:
State Agencies Geospatial Data
Place:
Indiana, United States
Subject:
Geoscientific Information
Types:
Dataset and Service
Year:
2002
Contributed by:
Purdue
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