Project Information

General Land Office Research

Department of Landscape Architecture

Iowa State University 


Project Information

Students and faculty at Iowa State University have been studying and using data from the General Land Office at least since the 1930s.  The links below lead to pages that provide background information on ISU applications of GLO data, concentrating on research in the Department of Landscape Architecture since 1992.

Frequently Asked Questions

GLO Timeline

Quotations from GLO field notes

GIS Modeling of GLO Soil Classification

Paul Anderson's Summary Page

ISU GIS Research and Support Facility


Last update:  1 April 2003