There are many one to many relationships, and many complex linking relationships in the ssurgo data, such that simple joins beyond soil names can be difficult or produce less than. Joiningrelating ssurgo data issue geonet, the esri. National ssurgo template database are now available exclusively through the web soil survey by clicking on the start wss button, download soils data tab, and download ssurgo template database bar. Also, the ssurgo vector format is not always desirable for merging with other data layers. All soils data released by massgis have been ssurgocertified, which. The geospatial data gateway gdg provides access to a map library of over 100 high resolution vector and raster layers in the geospatial data warehouse. This video will explain how to download soil survey spatial and tabular data from the geospatial data gateway and how to use.
If a driver that allows the soil data viewer application to communicate with a microsoft access ssurgo template database is missing, an exception will occur the. Welcome to the website for the national cooperative soil survey ncss soil characterization database. Ssurgo data downloader mature support arcgis online. Gridded soil survey geographic gssurgo database statetile package originator. This is an arctoolbox designed to process and manage ssurgo downloads from web soil survey and use them to create gssurgo databases. Both ssurgo and gssurgo are considered products of the national cooperative soil. Obtain data bundled by request, rather than by survey area.
Pdf high spatial resolution soil data for watershed modeling. Choose the tab labeled download soils data 4 choose soil survey area ssurgo ive highlighted it in the screen capture below. Use this web map to download map packages created from the soil survey geographic database ssurgo that the esri soils team has extracted and prepared for immediate use in your maps and analyses. We have recently added a kml export function to our online soil survey soil web.
All tabular data in the soil data mart database is associated with one and only one survey area, and there are several attributes that can be used to determine if a given survey area is a ssurgo survey area, or the statsgo survey area. When you select a soil survey for download from the map or. Soil sustains and supports the plants which feed, clothe and shelter man, soil purifies the water man uses, provides banks and levees. In the soil data mart da tabase, there are over 3000 ssurgo survey areas, but only one statsgo survey area. As answered in response to your other question, the ssurgo data can. The data are packaged by subbasin huc8 from the watershed. Using soil data from the usda geospatial data gateway in. Tips for nrcs soil data mart download and data use revised 31 12. Gridded soil survey geographic gssurgo10 database for.
Download ssurgo template database customization guide version 3. This dataset is called the gridded ssurgo gssurgo database and is derived from the soil survey geographic ssurgo database. Using the ssurgo template database as a substitute for soil data mart the ssurgo template database can run many of the same functions as the soil data mart used to, but there are a few steps that must be taken first. Soil survey geographic soils ssurgo for new jersey. However, the sdm database is more than you will need and it is best to use the soil data access site to query the specific information you need and download for import into your project.
The fy2019 gridded soil survey geographic gssurgo database was released in january 2019. Gridded ssurgo gssurgo is similar to the standard usdanrcs soil survey geographic ssurgo database product but in the format of an environmental systems research institute, inc. The soil survey geographic database ssurgo maps hundreds of soil attributes in over 70 tables and contains more than 36 million mapped features. If a template database was not included in the export file, you can download. Nrcs ssurgocertified soils massachusetts document repository. Official version of the quality assurance tools used to certify ssurgo data. The sdm is the publication database used by the various web portals. Ssurgo soil data updated and upgraded for 2019 the natural resources conservation service nrcs produces one of the worlds largest collections of natural resource information. These data are derived from an october 2018 snapshot of the soil data mart database fy2019 soil survey geographic database or ssurgo source. The soil data mart is an online database of ssurgo soil data usdanrcs, 2009a. Dynamic export of soil survey data to kml through soilweb. To use this application, navigate to your study area and click the map. Web soil survey download only soil data access soil data access is the name of a suite of web services and applications whose purpose is to meet requirements for requesting and delivering soil survey spatial and tabular data, that are not being met by the current web soil survey and. The soil map and data used in the ssurgo product were prepared by soil scientists as part of the national cooperative soil survey.
Spatial and tabular data for all survey areas have been updated as of november 2019. The gssurgo data were prepared by merging ssurgo digital vector map and tabular data into. The kml file contains labeled centroids, with links to the map unit descriptions which are normally found on soil web. Soil tools soil data mart, ssurgo data, soil data viewer. This application allows you to generate, print, and download reports containing soil characterization data from the national soil survey center nssc kellogg soil survey laboratory kssl and cooperating laboratories. Click download and the project package will be copied to your computer. This site provides the ordering information for the soil data mart database. Use the shopping cart tab to get your custom printable report immediately, or download it later.
Visit the soil data viewer page and click on download and install soil data viewer. When you select a soil survey for download from the map or dropdown menu, a zipfile with the montana survey area number will be copied to the location you select on your computer. Description of gridded soil survey geographic gssurgo. The resource consists of georeferenced digital map data, computerized tabular attribute data, and associated metadata, and defines soil characteristics, properties, and potential limitations or suitability for various uses. The soil reports form will be displayed, and this provides access to a wide variety of reports from the data tables. The tabular data represent the soil attributes, and are derived from properties and characteristics stored in the national soil information system nasis. Availability of ssurgo data airik tutuila saipan and tinian rota northern mariana islands majuro arno manua republic of palau guam federated states of micronesia pohnpei ponape yap kosrae chuuk islands truk republic of the marshall islands american samoa hawaii alaska usda is an equal opportunity provider and employer taroa united states. Soil tools soil data mart, ssurgo data, soil data viewer and training needs james brewer resource soil scientist usda nrcs 2011 maryland soil survey work planning conference. To download ssurgo soil data, go to soil data mart website at the. It is possible to import the ssurgo database into postgresql, it is just not terribly easy. Below is a list of the data elements which are obtained from ssurgo and a brief description of each. Use this web map to download map packages created from the soil survey. You can choose to view the results of the query immediately or, for larger volumes of data, you can choose to submit the query to be queued and run in background. Obtaining soil type ssurgo data from the geospatial.
Countylevel soils data ssurgo can be obtained from the national resources conservation. Using the ssurgo template database as a substitute for. The ssurgo dataset is a compilation of soils information collected over the last century by the natural resources conservation service nrcs. This application provides quick access to readytouse project packages filled with useful soil data derived from the ssurgo dataset. Statsgo data is defined on a statewide level, whereas ssurgo is countywide survey data. The map extent for a soil survey geographic ssurgo data set is a soil survey area, which may consist of a county, multiple counties, or parts of multiple counties. This will take you to step one of acquisition and open a map viewer. Using ssurgo data with other data available from the massgis data viewer. Also includes gssurgo mapping toolset for creating soil data viewerstyle maps and the gssurgo reporting toolset. Soil database the soil data for weps is derived from the soil survey geographical ssurgo database developed and maintained by the usdanrcs. Go to your geodata drive and find the soils folder for the county you want, and go into the tabular data folder. Vermont ssurgo soil survey geographic database information includes the digital soil maps and the accompanying soil properties. Objectives use soil data mart to download soils data.
Completed county data sets were downloaded from the soil data. The data is available for download from the sites listed below. Information to download the shapefile can be found in the distribution section of this metadata record. Downloading soil survey data into sms desktop software. Ssurgo map data can be viewed in the web soil survey or downloaded in esri shapefile format. Ssurgo is generally the most detailed level of soil geographic data developed by the national cooperative soil survey ncss in accordance with ncss mapping standards. Just a suggestion, but working with ssurgo data and its tables is usually much easier and less misleading if you use the free soil data viewer extension for arcgis. Soil data access query submit your own sql or sql data shaping query to retrieve data from the soil data mart. The ssurgo database is ready for use with winpst and can be moved to another more permanent directory location if necessary. Setting up a watershed model using wms using national land cover database, ssurgo soil type data from the usda soil data mart, and dem data. At this point, you should have a complete set of tables with all relationships among tables defined. The esri soils team created a map with of the most useful variables in ssurgo.
Learn how to download soil survey data directly into the sms desktop software to easily view soil types, crop health indices, drainage class and soil texture information. This data set is a digital soil survey and generally is the most detailed level of soil geographic data developed by the national cooperative soil survey. The purpose of this exercise to demonstrate the steps involved in downloading ssurgo soil data from the internet, and organizing the data in a geodatabase for. This is because they may be in different coordinate systems. Web soil survey wss provides soil data and information produced by the national cooperative soil survey. This service displays the soil depth theme from the gsm v0. Click or press the enter or spacebar key to view the larger image. To download ssurgo soil type data from the geospatial data gateway. Reading and mapping ssurgo data san francisco state. The gridded soil survey geographic gssurgo database statetile package product is derived from the soil survey geographic 2. Ssurgo data and associated hydric and wetland related attributes is not readily available nationwide as a single shapefile. Soil survey staff, natural resources conservation service, united states department of agriculture. It is operated by the usda natural resources conservation service nrcs and provides access to the largest natural resource information system in the world. Soil survey geographic database national oceanic and.
Montana ssurgo soils data download spatial and tabular data for all survey areas have been updated as of november 2019. Using ssurgo data in arcview projects introduction there are few interactions between mankind and planet earth more intimate and common than mans contact and dependence upon soil. Download ssurgo by areasymbol use soil data access and web soil survey download page to get ssurgo datasets. Click the soil data explorer tab to access soil data for your area and determine the suitability of the soils for a particular use. Each download from ssurgo soil data mart comes with the ms access template.
If you try to overlay the ssurgo soil maps with other maps on the massgis data viewer the maps may not be aligned. Soil tools soil data mart, ssurgo data, soil data viewer and training needs james brewer resource soil scientist usdanrcs 2011 maryland soil survey work planning conference. Data for each mapunit contains descriptions of the soil s components, productivity, unique properties, and suitability interpretations. The ssurgo data also has a finer resolution than statsgo.728 376 339 964 1059 851 773 743 41 42 742 568 1184 686 1278 588 177 1395 1193 210 302 525 998 569 1101 889 127 1386 256 414 327 1212 906 1424 327 775 631 485 170