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RESOURCE MATERIALS

  1. Soil Survey Manual - (Chapter 3 = describing soils)
  2. Field Book for Describing and Sampling Soils, Version 2 (PDF)
  3. Keys to Soil Taxonomy, Eleventh Edition (PDF)
  4. Field Indicators of Hydric Soils in the United States, A Guide for Identifying
    and Delineating Hydric Soils, Version 7.0, 2010.
  5. Interim Regional Supplement to the Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Manual: Northcentral and Northeast Region (PDF)
  6. Field Indicators for Identifying Hydric Soils in New England Version 3 (PDF)
  7. Glossary of Soil Science Terms
  8. Glossary of Geologic Terms (PDF)
  9. Soil Series

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  1. Aerial Photographs
  2. USGS Topographic Maps
  3. Surficial Geology Maps
  4. FEMA Flood Insurance Maps
  5. Current Groundwater Conditions (USGS)
  6. Current and Recent Weather Conditions
  7. Soil Maps (USDA NRCS)
  8. Wetland Maps:
  9. Connecticut reference maps and aerials

Source for:

  1. Aerial Photographs
    • USDA NRCS Field Offices (www.SI.nrcs.usda.gov SI = state initial) –
      difficult to find try Google Earth or internet search.
    • Cole-East, Harriman and West Airport, PO Box 347, North Adams, MA, 01247
  2. USGS Topographic Maps, The Map Center, 671 North Main Street,
    Providence, RI 02904, (401) 421-2184
  3. Surficial Geology Maps, The Map Center, 671 North Main Street,
    Providence, RI 02904, (401) 421-2184