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Texas Soil Database

Click on Land Resource Areas, Counties or Soil Orders below to select soil characterization database of interest. Not all Land Resource Areas, Counties or Soil Orders may be represented.
NOTE - Click on Series name for characterization data

Land Resource Areas | | Texas Counties | | Soil Orders

For profile descriptions, go to the USDA/NRCS Official Soil Description WEB site at http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/cgi-bin/osd/osdnamequery.cgi

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Pricing Information

Dominant Soil Orders of Texas

Physiographic Provinces of Texas

Soil Temperature Regimes - Texas

Soil Moisture Regime - Texas

Geologic Map of Texas

Status of Soil Surveys in Texas


Professional Soil Scientists Association of Texas (PSSAT)

Distribution Maps of Dominant Soil Orders in the US

USDA Official Soil Series Descriptions

Keys to Soil Taxonomy

Soil Taxonomy

NSSC Soil Survey Laboratory Database

USDA/NRCS Soil Survey Methods Manual

Twelve Soil Orders

TAMU Soil & Crop Sciences

TAMU Pedology

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There is an ever-increasing recognition in Texas and nationally that soil is a basic non-renewable resource of critical importance to the economy and well being of society. Awareness of this resource has enhanced the urgency for increased analytical data to document important physical and chemical properties of soils so they can be more accurately inventoried, classified and managed.

The TAMU Characterization Lab functions as an integral support facility for faculty, graduate students and the Texas Soil Survey Program. The intended audience includes researchers, extension specialists, educators and service personnel with expertise in soil resources. This data will provide baseline soils information for those personnel conducting soil surveys, interpreting the behavior and management of soils and utilizing these resources for agriculture, ranching, forestry, residential development, road construction and waste disposal.

This database starts with the most recent pedons analyzed and will include older data as it is translated from an earlier computer format. New data will be added to this list as soils are analyzed and the results verified.

NOTE - All classifications were obtained from the USDA/NRCS Soil Classification database based on soil series name.

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