Luquillo - NRCS Soil Survey

Network News Fall 1995, Vol. 18 No. 1
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A ceremony acknowledging the publication of the Order 1 Soil Survey was held at the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) office, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico, June 22, 1995. Members of the field team arid Jess Zimmerman (Luquillo LTER) were present. NCRS Soil scientists who worked on the collaborative project included Bruce Dubee (Richmond, Virginia), Warren Lynn and Henry Mount (Lincoln, Nebraska), Roy Vick (Hato Rey).

Field work for the Luquillo LTER Grid survey was completed from February 17-27, 1993. Seventeen soils were sampled for characterization data. The report includes a digital map and analysis of the laboratory data, as well as near-surface properties (boulder and stone cover and leaf litter cover from 64 cells).

For survey copies: Henry R. Mount, NRCS, Federal Building, Room 152, 100 Centennial Mall North, Lincoln, NE 68508-3866