Coastal Wetlands Soils Characterization Lab (Wet Soils Lab)

The primary purpose of the Coastal Wetlands Soils Characterization Lab (Wet Soils Lab) is to characterize both hydric and nonhydric soils, particularly in the coastal wetland areas. The lab provides services to business, industry, LSU faculty, extension and experiment station personnel, and state and federal government agencies. The test procedures follow the Soil Survey Laboratory Methods Manual. Procedures can also be modified to meet customer’s requirements.

The Coastal Wetlands Soils Characterization Lab is located in M.B. Sturgis Hall, rooms 324 and 328.

Please feel free to contact Dr. Manoch Kongchum by phone at (225) 578-1994 or by email at for further information.

Samples can be delivered by hand or sent to:

Wet Soils Lab
104 Sturgis Hall
School of Plant, Environmental, and Soil Science
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Wet Soils Testing Request Forms

Form for ON CAMPUS users
Form for OFF CAMPUS users

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