Welcome to this collection of training videos on NWCA soil sampling techniques. These brief segments walk through the procedures for sample collection and handling—a great refresher before hoing back into the field, or just to learn more about NWCA sampling. For more detailed training videos on NWCA sampling, click here.
Identifying the Plot Location
Fill Out Your Labels
Soil Isotope Sampling
Standard Core Depth Sampling
Excavating Your Soil Pit—Thick Vegative Cap
Excavating the Site—Tools
Preparing the Soil Face and Distinguishing Horizon Boundaries
Roots and Rock Fragments
More insights from Dr. Lenore Vasilas of USDA-NRCS and Gregg Serenbetz of US EPA.