Soil Strength DatabaseEntry ID: USDA0100
Abstract: To collect soil strength data and determine how it relates to
Collection Organization: USDA/ARS, Soil, Water and Plant
Collection Methodology: Field experience - collected by hand
in the field. An instrument called a recording penotrometer is
used to collect the soil strength data.
Collection Frequency: Spring and Fall
Update Characteristics: It is not updated in its entirety.
35,000 records. Each line has 17 different variables on it.
Data Center: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Dissemination Media: Hard and floppy disk
File Format: ASCII
Access Instructions: Contact the data center.
Access Restrictions: None
Availability Status: On Request
Start Date: 1982-01-01
Quality Multiple sets are taken and extraneous readings are thrown out.
Normalize data based on statistical procedures.
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (803) 669-5203 ext. 105
Fax: (803) 669-6970
Email: busscher at florence.ars.usda.gov
USDA Agricultural Research Service Soil, Water and Plant Research Center 2611 West Lucas Street
Province or State: SC
Postal Code: 29501-1241
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18