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About This Guide

Soil Monoliths, image used with permission from Soil Monolith Database

Welcome to the guide for conducting research in Soil Science.
This guide was created to assist students and faculty at the University of Idaho.  Above are tabs that will help you find:

Maynard A. Fosberg Soil Monolith Collection

The Maynard A. Fosberg Monolith Collection contains approximately 235 soils from the state of Idaho, the Pacific Northwest, and the United States and represents one of the most unique teaching resources at the University of Idaho. The collection is displayed on the walls of the Agricultural Sciences Building (first floor) on the UI campus, where it has been viewed by thousands of students and interested visitors.

Taken from the Maynard A. Fosberg Monolith Collection website
Documents to access the monolith collection are located below. For more information on soil orders, visit the The Twelve Soil Orders website.