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Profiles in the History of the U.S. Soil Survey.

Author: Douglas Helms; Anne B W Effland; Patricia J Durana
Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2002.
Series: Special Paper / Geological Society of America, 1.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a broad-ranging collection of essays chronicling the development of the U.S. Soil Survey and its influence on the history of soil survey as a scientific discipline that focuses on mapping analysis, and description of soils.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Helms; Anne B W Effland; Patricia J Durana
ISBN: 9780470376737 0470376732
OCLC Number: 609847312
Description: 1 online resource (354 pages).
Contents: Profiles in the History of the U.S. SOIL SURVEY; Contents; Contributors; Introduction; Chapter 1:Founding the USDA 's Division of Agricultural Soils:Charles Dabney, Milton Whitney, and the State Experiment Stations (Douglas Helms, Anne B.W. Effland, and Steven E. Phillips); Chapter 2:Early Leaders of the Soil Survey; Chapter 3:History of the Soil Survey Laboratories; Chapter 4:Memoirs of a Soil Correlator; Chapter 5:Opening Opportunities:Women in Soil Science and the Soil Survey; Chapter 6:Contributions of African-Americans and the 1890 Land-Grant Universities to Soil Science and the Soil Survey. Chapter 7:Soil Survey and the U.S. Forest ServiceChapter 8:A History of Soil Surveys and Soil Science in the Bureau of Land Management; Chapter 9:Soil Survey and Soil-Geomorphology; Chapter 10:Soil Survey Interpretations:Past, Present, and Looking to the Future; Chapter 11:The American Soil Survey in the Twenty- First Century; Appendix A:Chronology of the U.S. Soil Survey; Appendix B:History of the U.S. Soil Surve.
Series Title: Special Paper / Geological Society of America, 1.
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Offers a broad-ranging collection of essays chronicling the development of the U.S. Soil Survey and its influence on the history of soil survey as a scientific discipline that focuses on mapping analysis, and description of soils.

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