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Mr. Mark S. McClain

Contact

Mr. Mark S. McClain
Principal Soil Scientist/Wetland Scientist

SOILS1 Soil Science Experts
10740 Cheryl Court
Carmel, IN 46033 USA

Cell: 765-212-7645

Email: mmcclain1313@gmail.com


Membership

  • Member
  • American Society of Agronomy, 33 Years
  • Soil Science Society of America, 34 Years


Certifications Held

  • Certified Professional Soil Classifier
  • Certified Professional Soil Scientist


Education History

  • Master of Science (MS), Purdue University, 2005, Civil/Environmental Engineering
  • Master of Science (MS), Ball State University, 1985, Pedology/Forest Ecology
  • Bachelor of Science (BS), Ball State University, 1979, Biology/Ecology/Botany


Communities


Divisions of Interest

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Committee Service

  • S - Soils Certification Board, Vice Chair, 2017-01-01 - 2019-12-31
  • S - Soils Certification Board - Florida, Member, 2016-01-01 - 2017-12-31
  • S - Soils Certification Board, Member, 2014-01-01 - 2016-12-31
  • S - SSSA Board of Directors, Education and Practicing Professionals Group SSSA Board Rep., 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31
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  • S - Honorary Member and Presidential Awards Committee, Member, 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31
  • S - Soil Science Distinguished Service Award Committee, Member, 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31
  • S - National Soil Science Field Camp - Organizing Committee, Member, 2012-01-01 - 2013-12-31
  • S - SSSA Board of Directors, Div. S-12 Bd. Rep., 2011-10-10 - 2012-12-31
  • S - Consulting Soil Scientists Division - Officers, Div. S-12 Bd. Rep., 2011-10-10 - 2012-12-31
  • S - Nominations Committee for Consulting Soil Scientists Division Officers, Member, 2011-10-10 - 2012-12-31
  • S - National Society of Consulting Soil Scientists, Past President, 2011-01-01 - 2011-12-31
  • S - National Society of Consulting Soil Scientists, President, 2010-01-01 - 2010-12-31
  • S - National Society of Consulting Soil Scientists, President-Elect, 2009-01-01 - 2009-12-31
  • S - Council of Soil Science Examiners, Member, 2003-01-01 - 2003-12-31
  • S - Council of Soil Science Examiners, Member, 2000-01-01 - 2000-12-31
  • S - Defining Soil Science Competencies Committee, Member, 1996-01-01 - 1996-12-31
  • S - Ad Hoc Strategic Planning Committee, Member, 1995-01-01 - 1995-12-31
  • S - Soil Science Practice Act, Member, 1994-01-01 - 1994-12-31
  • S - Continuing Education for Soil Scientists, Member, 1993-01-01 - 1993-12-31


Areas of Expertise

  • Hydric Soils
  • Pedology
  • Wetlands Identification
  • Soil Erosion Sediment Control


Scientific Expertise

  • Plant and Environmental Interactions
  • Geophysical Instrumentation (GIS, GPS, etc)
  • Geophysical Instrumentation (GIS, GPS, etc)
  • Bioremediation and Biodegradation
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  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Hydrology
  • Land Use Planning
  • Soil Quality
  • Waste Management
  • Water Conservation
  • Water Quality
  • Watershed and Landscape Processes
  • Biogeochemical Processes
  • Forest Soils
  • Fate and Transport
  • Pedology
  • Soil Erosion
  • Soil Management
  • Soil Pollution
  • Soil Quality
  • Urban Soils
  • Vadose Zone
  • Wetland Soils
  • Wetlands and Aquatic Processes
  • Ecological Risk Assessment
  • Environmental Contamination
  • Fate and Transport
  • Ground Water Quality
  • Surface Water Quality