We want you to DIG DEEPER! Check out these informative links about soil.
Soil Mapping links
- Interactive Soil Survey apps to learn about soil mapped in a particular place, like your home.
- NRCS Soil Survey data on Web Soil Survey
- Downloadable NRCS Soil Survey data for Geographic Information Systems
Soil Health links
- NRCS Soil Health
- Soil Health Institute
- National Grazing Lands Coalition
- Podcasts on soil organic matter- some of the information in this podcast comes from our very own OSSS past President, Markus Kleber.
- Kiss the Ground film free educational version
Introduction to soils – designed for kids, accessible for all
- For the Love of Soil
- Soil Science Society of America kid’s page
- Brain Pop soils
- Oregon Envirothon, a high school natural resources competition including a hands-on soil exam. Check out their Soils and Land Use resources page!
- Oregon Soil Judging Manual
- Adam Lindsley’s 3D soil monoliths
- Marion County Soil and Water Conservation District education page
Just for Fun
- Friends of the Pleistocene Pacific Cell songbook (includes soil songs)
Note: links are shared for educational purposes and do not constitute Oregon Society of Soil Scientists endorsement.