Kind of Surface Material

Attribute definition
Attribute Label KIND
Title Kind of Surface Material
Description

Identifies the kind of surface soil, rock outcrop or other material (feature). First used in SLC 3.0.

Classes Kind of surface soil. 4 classes.


Classes
Code Class Description
M Mineral

The soil material is primarily composed of mineral particles.

O Organic

The soil material is primarily composed of organic particles.

N True Non-soil

This is a true non-soil (e.g. airport or lake).

U Unclassified

This material was not classified due to an absence of information or an unusual situation, such as rockland or an extremely shallow soil.