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Soil Science

Soil Scientists at NRCS are responsible for studying the upper few meters of the Earth's crust in terms of its physical and chemical properties; distribution, genesis and morphology; and biological components. For more detailed information about positions at NRCS in the Soil Conservation career group, see the NRCS Soil Science Career Group Career Guide.

To learn more, click on the occupations below:

Soil ScientistSoil Scientist