A picture may be worth a thousand words, but it can't substitute for the sensory experience of studying soil in the field. Still, you may find these attractive and even informative.
From CanSIS. With beautiful landscape and soil photos, organised by soil region. Canada has plenty of scenery and soils to match.
Includes photos of the state soils for most US states, other soil profiles, typical soil landscapes, and even a thin section; also a link to the NRCS photo gallery
Good quality and with simple descriptions of the soil and its land use. The site also has some landscape pictures, and includes a simple explanation of the central concept of each order. Courtesy of Dr Paul McDaniel at the University of Idaho (US)
with brief descriptions of each series, from the Plymouth County (MA) Soil Survey
Now this is really cool! Jim Turenne has created Google Earth placemarks showing his profiles (both photos and pedon descriptions). And the background is high-resolution, with plenty of bright red cranberry bogs.
from the University of Northern British Columbia; professional soil surveyors explain the soils in the field, in the context of their genesis and current land use
From the American Geological Institute (AGI); includes a small section on soils but much more on landforms, rocks, and minerals.
from NASA's Soil Science Education Home Page a popularization of soil science for US schoolchildren
De C. Dorronsoro, Universidad de Granada: Horizontes, propiedades y materiales diagnósticos FAO; estructuras; grupos de suelos; micromorfología. De la misma fuente Atlas de minerales de arenas finas
Base de données d'images de sol CD-ROM; par Alain Ruellan et Mireille Dosso
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