Web Soil Survey & Topographic Maps

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Web Soil Survey & Topographic Maps. Jerry Weinrich Lincoln County SWCD Charlie Perkins St. Charles SWCD. Web Soil Survey. Available on-line http://websoilsurvey.nrcs.usda.gov/app/WebSoilSurvey.aspx Very useful – no need to find in soil survey book Can search the whole United States - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Web Soil Survey&Topographic MapsJerry WeinrichLincoln County SWCDCharlie PerkinsSt. Charles SWCDWeb Soil SurveyAvailable on-linehttp://websoilsurvey.nrcs.usda.gov/app/WebSoilSurvey.aspxVery useful no need to find in soil survey bookCan search the whole United StatesAll information in Soil Survey Book is located on-line, just have to navigate to it.Will Time-out you will need to start over.

AOIMust chose an AOI (Area of Interest) to go any further.AOI must be 10,000 ac or less.

Soil Data VeiwerChoose a category on left sideClick on View RatingCan choose Printable Version ends up at least three pages long. Map, map legend and chart.

T Factor

Quiz Time!!!!!!!What soil type is under the building we are in?What is the T factor for this soil type?What is the rating for the Suitability for Roads?If I wanted to build a road around this parking lot, according to soil types, would it be better on the west or east side?In this AOI, what % could be restored to a savanna?How big is the lake you passed, coming to this building?TOPO Mapshttp://map.sccmo.org/Main/www.cares.missouri.eduLayer - Base Map - Aerial: Layer >> Topography >> Zoom to location10 foot contour lines

Other Info from this siteCan find other things about CountyGeneral Reference TransportationParks And Recreation Physical Features Topo ModelFill colored water 1cm at a timeDraw line on top at water levelTry to look down at the same angle each timeContinue until you get to the 8cm level.You can alternate different colors for each levelEach line will represent a contour intervalCompleted Contours

Contours with Elevations

ClinometerDo not have to have a specified distanceLook at something the same height as you eyesKeep both eyes open Read % slope on the right side of displayTypically will be displayed in whole numbersClinometer