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Defining Soil Profiles

In our daily life, we describe objects with different characteristics according to their size, texture and color. Surely you have heard someone saying like “This soil is reddish brown”… but, what exactly is the reddish brown color? Description of colors … Continue reading

A view from the beach of the crisp blue water, rocky shoreline and soil colors of Acadia National Park

The Soil Colors of Acadia National Park

Our interview series celebrating 100 years of the National Park Service in the United States and the important role soil plays in these parks continues. We head over to the most eastern state to speak with NRCS, South Paris Maine … Continue reading

Maya Research Program

Soil Excavations with the Maya Research Program

What is the Maya Research Program? The Maya Research Program (MRP) is a non-profit organization (501 C3) that sponsors archaeological and ethnographic research in Middle America. Each summer since 1992, MRP has supported archaeological research in northwestern Belize and ethnographic … Continue reading