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Official Soil Series Descriptions (OSED) - National
Entry ID: USDA0208

Abstract: This is a nationally maintained database of information about
official National Cooperative Soil Survey (NCSS)-recognized and
correlated soil series. The descriptions include typical soil
profile descriptions, ranges of soil and non-soil properties,
competing and associated soils, geographic setting, drainage and
permeability, and remarks.

Collection Organization: Natural Resources Conservation ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 76.0   S: 19.0   E: -64.0   W: -172.0

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1994-12-31
Location Keywords
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Quality All new OSED records and all changes to existing OSED records
must go through MLRA assurance procedures. These procedures are
defined in the NRCS National Soil Survey Handbook.
Data Center
National Soil Survey Center, National Resources Conservation Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 515-294-8177
Fax: 515-294-2456
Email: hpterp at
Contact Address:
Iowa State University
Statistical Laboratory
City: Ames
Province or State: IA
Postal Code: 50011
Country: USA
Phone: 1-402-437-5389
Fax: 1-402-437-5336
Email: bahrens at
Contact Address:
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
National Soil Survey Center
Federal Building, Room 152
Mailstop 35
100 Centennial Mall North
City: Lincoln
Province or State: NE
Postal Code: 68508-3866
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-08