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Soils Database: Fields Table

Field categories extracted from the data files Field categories described in the documentation Summary of descriptions
soils.dbf soils_wc_all.dbf iaregnsoil.dbf ispaid_user_guide.pdf: Category  
OBJECTID       Disregard; autogenerated by GIS software
SITE_ID       Disregard
Measure_Ty       Disregard
  AREA     Disregard; autogenerated by GIS software
  PERIMETER     Disregard; autogenerated by GIS software
  S82_22_     Disregard; autogenerated by GIS software
  S82_22_ID     Disregard; autogenerated by GIS software
SMS SMS MUSYM SMS Soil Map Symbol
SMU SMU SMU SMU Soil Map Unit
SCSSOIL5 SCSSOIL5 SCSSOIL5 SCSSOIL5 NRCS-Soils-5 Number
SOILNAME SOILNAME SOILNAME SOILNAME Soil Name
LCC LCC LCC LCC Land Capability Class/Subclass
PRIMELND PRIMELND PRIMELND PRIMELND USDA Prime Farmland
LEAGFMLND LEAGFMLND LEAGFMLND LEAGFMLND LEAG Farmland Units
CSR CSR CSR CSR Corn Suitability Ratings
CORNYLD CORNYLD CORNYLD CORNYLD Corn Yield
SOYBNYLD SOYBNYLD SOYBNYLD SOYBNYLD Soybean Yield
OATYLD OATYLD OATYLD OATYLD Oat Yield
WHEATYLD WHEATYLD WHEATYLD WHEATYLD Wheat Yield
ALFBRMYLD ALFBRMYLD ALFBRMYLD ALFBRMYLD Alfalfa-Bromegrass Yield
TIGRSYLD TIGRSYLD TIGRSYLD TIGRSYLD Tall Introduced Grasses Yield
KYBGYLD KYBGYLD KYBGYLD KYBGYLD Kentucky Bluegrass Yield
MSA MSA MSA MSA Major Soil Area
MLRA MLRA MLRA MLRA Major Land Resource Area
ADDMLRA ADDMLRA ADDMLRA ADDMLRA No. of Additional MLRA's
ACREAGE ACREAGE ACREAGE ACREAGE Acreage
DSMACRES DSMACRES DSMACRES   Unknown
SLOPERNGL SLOPERNGL SLOPERNGL SLOPERNGL Slope Range Low
SLOPERNGH SLOPERNGH SLOPERNGH SLOPERNGH Slope Range High
SLOPE_RANG SLOPE_RANG SLOPE_RANG   Slope range
ORDER_ ORDER_ ORDER_ ORDER Taxonomic Classification (order)
SUBORDER SUBORDER SUBORDER SUBORDER Taxonomic Classification (suborder)
GREATGROUP GREATGROUP GREATGROUP GREATGROUP Taxonomic Classification (great group)
SUBGROUP SUBGROUP SUBGROUP SUBGROUP Taxonomic Classification (subgroup)
FAMILY FAMILY FAMILY FAMILY Taxonomic Classification (family)
SMUKIND SMUKIND SMUKIND SMUKIND Kind of Map Unit
COMPKIND COMPKIND COMPKIND COMPKIND Kind of Component
HYDROGRP HYDROGRP HYDROGRP HYDROGRP Hydrologic Group
HYDSOILCD HYDSOILCD HYDSOILCD HYDSOILCD Hydric Soil Code
FLOODFRQ FLOODFRQ FLOODFRQ FLOODFRQ Flooding Frequency
FLOODFRQCD FLOODFRQCD FLOODFRQCD FLOODFRQCD Flooding Frequency Code
AVWATCAPL AVWATCAPL AVWATCAPL AVWATCAPL Available Water Capacity Low
AVWATCAPH AVWATCAPH AVWATCAPH AVWATCAPH Available Water Capacity High
AVWATCAPAV AVWATCAPAV AVWATCAPAV   Unknown
SURBDL SURBDL SURBDL SURBDL Surface Bulk Density Low
SURBDH SURBDH SURBDH SURBDH Surface Bulk Density High
SURBDMID SURBDMID SURBDMID   Surface bulk density, midpoint of range
SUBSLBDL SUBSLBDL SUBSLBDL SUBSLBDL Subsoil Bulk Density Low
SUBSLBDH SUBSLBDH SUBSLBDH SUBSLBDH Subsoil Bulk Density High
SBSLBDMID SBSLBDMID SBSLBDMID   Subsoil bulk density, midpoint of range
SUBSOILP SUBSOILP SUBSOILP SUBSOILP Subsoil P
SUBSOILK SUBSOILK SUBSOILK SUBSOILK Subsoil K
SUBSOILGRP SUBSOILGRP SUBSOILGRP SUBSOILGRP Subsoil Group
NATIVEVEG NATIVEVEG NATIVEVEG NATIVEVEG Native Vegetation
PARENTMAT PARENTMAT PARENTMAT PARENTMAT Parent Material
LNDSCPPOS LNDSCPPOS LNDSCPPOS LNDSCPPOS Landscape Position
DEPTHCNTRS DEPTHCNTRS DEPTHCNTRS DEPTHCNTRS Depth to Strongly Contrasting Particle-Size Class (0-40") Shallow
DEPTHCNTRD DEPTHCNTRD DEPTHCNTRD DEPTHCNTRD Depth to Strongly Contrasting Particle-Size Class (0-40") Deep
DEPTHCNTRM DEPTHCNTRM DEPTHCNTRM   Unknown
TXCMPD060S TXCMPD060S TXCMPD060S TXCMPD060S Depth to Textural or Compositional Discontinuity (0-60") Shallow
TXCMPD060D TXCMPD060D TXCMPD060D TXCMPD060D Depth to Textural or Compositional Discontinuity (0-60") Deep
TXCMPD060M TXCMPD060M TXCMPD060M   Unknown
TXCMP060CD TXCMP060CD TXCMP060CD TXCMP060CD Textural or Compositional Discontinuity Code
TXCMPD080S TXCMPD080S TXCMPD080S TXCMPD080S Depth to Textural or Compositional Discontinuity (0-80") Shallow
TXCMPD080D TXCMPD080D TXCMPD080D TXCMPD080D Depth to Textural or Compositional Discontinuity (0-80") Deep
TXCMPD080M TXCMPD080M TXCMPD080M   Unknown
TXCMP080CD TXCMP080CD TXCMP080CD TXCMP080CD Textural or Compositional Discontinuity Code
DPTHHIWTRS DPTHHIWTRS DPTHHIWTRS DPTHHIWTRS Depth to High Water Table Shallow
DPTHHIWTRD DPTHHIWTRD DPTHHIWTRD DPTHHIWTRD Depth to High Water Table Deep
DPTHHIWTRR DPTHHIWTRR DPTHHIWTRR   Depth to High Water Table, Range
PERM PERM PERM PERM Permeability
PERMCODE PERMCODE PERMCODE PERMCODE Permeability Code
DRNCLASS DRNCLASS DRNCLASS DRNCLASS Drainage Class (natural)
DRNCLSCD DRNCLSCD DRNCLSCD DRNCLSCD Drainage Class Code (natural)
TEXTSURHOR TEXTSURHOR TEXTSURHOR TEXTSURHOR Texture (surface horizon)
EROSIONC EROSIONC EROSIONC EROSIONC Erosion Class
OMM OMM OMM OMM Organic Matter Midpoint
OMR OMR OMR OMR Organic Matter Range (±)
OMRL OMRL OMRL OMRL Organic Matter Range Low
OMRH OMRH OMRH OMRH Range Low
PHSURL PHSURL PHSURL PHSURL pH (surface horizon) Low
PHSURH PHSURH PHSURH PHSURH pH (surface horizon) High
PHSURMID PHSURMID PHSURMID   pH or surface horizon, midpoint of range
CECL CECL CECL CECL CEC Range Low
CECH CECH CECH CECH CEC Range High
CECMID CECMID CECMID   Cation exchange capacity, midpoint of range
KFACTOR KFACTOR KFACTOR KFACTOR K Factor
KFFACTOR KFFACTOR KFFACTOR KFFACTOR KF Factor
TFACTOR TFACTOR TFACTOR TFACTOR T Factor
WINDERGRP WINDERGRP WINDERGRP WINDERGRP Wind Erodibility Group
CLAYSURL CLAYSURL CLAYSURL CLAYSURL Clay Content (surface) Low
CLAYSURH CLAYSURH CLAYSURH CLAYSURH Clay Content (surface) High
CLAYSURMID CLAYSURMID CLAYSURMID   Clay content of surface horizon, midpoint of range
SANDCONTSL SANDCONTSL SANDCONTSL SANDCONTSL Sand Content (surface) Low
SANDCONTSH SANDCONTSH SANDCONTSH SANDCONTSH Sand Content (surface) High
SANDCONTSM SANDCONTSM SANDCONTSM   Sand content of surface horizon, midpoint of range
SANDSIZESH SANDSIZESH SANDSIZESH SANDSIZESH Sand Size (surface horizon)
TOPSOILMP TOPSOILMP TOPSOILMP TOPSOILMP Topsoil Thickness Midpoint
TOPSOILRNG TOPSOILRNG TOPSOILRNG TOPSOILRNG Topsoil Thickness Range (±)
SURCOLVL SURCOLVL SURCOLVL SURCOLVL Surface Layer Color Value
SURCOLCHR SURCOLCHR SURCOLCHR SURCOLCHR Surface Layer Color Chroma
MOLCOLMD MOLCOLMD MOLCOLMD MOLCOLMD Thickness of Mollic Colors Midpoint
MOLCOLRNG MOLCOLRNG MOLCOLRNG MOLCOLRNG Thickness of Mollic Colors Range (±)
DPTFREECAR DPTFREECAR DPTFREECAR DPTFREECAR Depth to Free Carbonates
TONSRES TONSRES TONSRES TONSRES Tons of Residue/Acre
TILTHRTG TILTHRTG TILTHRTG TILTHRTG Tilth Rating
PWRINDX PWRINDX PWRINDX PWRINDX Power Index
HEL HEL HEL HEL Highly Erodible Land (HEL) Code
CONO CONO CONO CONO County Number
MUID MUID MUID MUID Map Unit ID
SSMU SSMU SSMU SSMU Series Soil Map Unit
OLDSBSOILP OLDSBSOILP OLDSBSOILP   Subsoil P, discontinued classification breaks; superseded by SUBSOILP
OLDSBSOILK OLDSBSOILK OLDSBSOILK   Subsoil K, discontinued classification breaks; superseded by SUBSOILK
Shape_Leng       Disregard
Shape_Area       Disregard
    MUNAME   Disregard; superseded by SOILNAME
    SURPERM   Permeability of surface horizon