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      SOIL SCIENTIST, PROFESSIONAL
      License Description:
      "Soil science" means a science that involves the study of soils between the surface of the earth and bedrock, including the study of natural or human processes or forces that occur in soils, and the investigation and collection of data concerning soils, including data regarding the interaction of soils with other gases, solids or fluids or living organisms.

      The practice of professional soil science means the performance or offer to perform any service or work related to soil science in which the public welfare or the safeguarding of life, health, environment or property is concerned or involved. "Practice of professional soil science" includes the collection of soil data, consultation, investigation, evaluation, interpretation, planning or inspection relating to a service or work that applies to soil science.
      Licensing Agency:
      WI Department of Safety and Professional Services
      Examing Board of Geologists, Hydrologists & Soil Scientists
      1400 E. Washington Ave., P.O. Box 8935
      Madison, WI 53708-8935
      (608) 266 2112
      dsps@wisconsin.gov
      http://dsps.wi.gov/Licenses-Permits/Geologist
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