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19-1013.00 - Soil and Plant Scientists   Save Table (XLS/CSV)

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Atomic absorption AA spectrometers
  • Hand augers
Benchtop centrifuges
  • High speed centrifuges
Circulating baths
  • Circulating water baths
Conductivity meters
Desktop computers
Digital cameras
Drying cabinets or ovens
  • Laboratory drying ovens
Electron microscopes
Fluorescent microscopes
  • Epifluorescence microscopes
Gel documentation systems
  • Gel electrophoresis systems
Gel dryers
Global positioning system GPS receiver
  • Global positioning system GPS receivers
Handheld thermometer
  • Soil thermometers
  • Soil analysis hydrometers
Inductively coupled plasma ICP spectrometers
  • Inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectrometers ICP-AES
Infra red or ultra violet absorption analyzers
  • Infrared gas analyzers
Infrared imagers
  • Infrared cameras
Ion chromatographs
Laboratory balances
  • Precision balances
Laboratory beakers
  • Glass beakers
Laboratory box furnaces
  • Laboratory muffle furnaces
Laboratory flasks
  • Erlenmeyer flasks
  • Glass flasks
Laboratory graduated cylinders
  • Graduated glass cylinders
Laboratory mills
  • Laboratory grinders
Laboratory mixers
Laminar flow cabinets or stations
  • Laminar flow hoods
Light absorption meters
  • Canopy analyzers
Mass spectrometers
Microplate readers
  • Microtiter plate readers
Moisture meters
  • Soil moisture neutron probes
Multipurpose or general test tubes
  • Laboratory test tubes
Notebook computers
  • Laptop computers
Orbital shaking water baths
  • Hot water shaking baths
Organic carbon analyzers
Particle size measuring apparatus
  • Laser particle sizers
Permeability or porosity estimation apparatus
  • Porometers
Personal computers
Personal digital assistant PDAs or organizers
  • Personal digital assistants PDA
pH meters
  • Digital pH meters
  • pH indicators
  • Flame photometers
  • Luminometers
Polarizing microscopes
Portable data input terminals
  • Dataloggers
Precipitation or evaporation recorders
  • Lysimeters
Radarbased surveillance systems
  • Ground penetrating radar GPR
  • Light detection and ranging LIDAR systems
  • Synthetic aperture radar SAR
Rapid amplification or complementary deoxyribonucleic acid ends RACE technology products
  • Polymerase chain reaction PCR equipment
Reciprocating shaking water baths
  • Reciprocating shaker water baths
Refrigerated and heated reach in environmental or growth chambers
  • Laboratory growth chambers
Refrigerated benchtop centrifuges
  • Refrigerated microfuges
Sample holders
  • Sample containers
Soil core sampling apparatus
  • Calibrated soil scoops
  • Soil augers
Soil testing kits
  • Heat flux plates
Spectrofluorimeters or fluorimeters
  • Fluorimeters
  • X ray fluorescence XRF spectrometers
  • Gamma ray spectrometers
Test sieves
  • Laboratory sieves
Tissue culture incubators
  • Cell tissue culture incubators


Analytical or scientific software
  • 3dMapper
  • Erosion Productivity Impact Calculator EPIC
  • European Soil Erosion Model EUROSEM
  • Gstat
  • LandSerf
  • PC-Progress HYDRUS
  • S-GeMS
  • SAS Hot technology
  • SPAW
  • SPSS Hot technology
  • Variogram Estimation and Spatial Prediction plus Error Vesper
  • Water Erosion Prediction Project WEPP
Categorization or classification software
  • GAEA Technologies WinSieve
Computer aided design CAD software
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Hot technology
Data base user interface and query software
  • Microsoft Access Hot technology
  • National Resources Conservation Service NRCS PEDON Description Program PDP
  • National Resources Conservation Service NRCS Soils Explorer
  • National Soil Information System NASIS
  • PedonCE
  • Soil information databases
  • SoilVision Systems SVOFFICE
Map creation software
  • ESRI ArcGIS software Hot technology
  • Geographic information system GIS software Hot technology
  • Leica Geosystems ERDAS IMAGINE
Object or component oriented development software
  • R Hot technology
Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Hot technology
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel Hot technology
Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word

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