Using Soil Survey Information for Geomorphic Analysis
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This page first made public: Jun 6, 2013
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Assignment Description (Example 1) (Acrobat (PDF) 222kB Apr30 13)
Assignment Description (Example 2) (Acrobat (PDF) 432kB Apr30 13)
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References and Resources
Miller, B.A., Burras, C.L., and Cumpton, W.G., 2008, Using soil surveys to map Quaternary parent materials and landforms across the Des Moines Lobe of Iowa and Minnesota. Soil Survey Horizons, v. 49, 91-95.
Oehlke, B.M., and Dolliver, H.A.S., 2011, Quaternary glacial mapping in western Wisconsin using soil survey information, J. Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education, v. 40, 73-77.