South Dakota Soils Data SetEntry ID: USDA0131
Abstract: The purpose of this dataset is to provide basic soils data for
soil series used in South Dakota.
Collection Organization: SDAES - South Dakota State University;
Plant Science Dept.
Collection Methodology: Multi-agency, multi-disciplinary team of
scientists conducted field research to collect data across the
state of South Dakota from 1911 to present. Standard operating
procedures are available ... for the collection and analysis of most
Collection Frequency: Depends on the data type.
Update Characteristics: Not updated in entirety.
There are 550+ soil series used in South Dakota. The data
available for each series are currently being entered.
Data Center: South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station
Dissemination Media: All hardcopy. Data being converted to 3.5"
floppy disks. As funds become available, data will be
File Format: Generally spreadsheet files, some are in ASCII.
Access Instructions: Contact the data center.
Start Date: 1911-01-01
Quality Each type of data has different QA/QC procedures. In general the
data collected would meet standard NRCS QA/QC procedures.
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (605) 688-4586
Fax: (605) 688-4452
Email: filholmm at mg.sdstate.edu
South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station Plant Science Department Box 2140C, NPBL 247C South Dakota State University
Province or State: SD
Postal Code: 57007-2141
Internally published documentation.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-09-19