CHARLES NELSON

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

 

 

 

 

Certified Professional Soil Scientist:  Virginia, Tennessee, and North Carolina

 

 

 

 

1994-Present

 

 

President Emeritus and Founder, Soil and Environmental Technology (SETEC) Inc.  Retired from active duty June 2009

 

 

 

 

1994

 

 

Incorporated Soil Technology of Southwest Virginia as Soil & Environmental Technology (SETEC), Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

1989-1995

 

 

VPI&SU Dept. of Crop & Soil Environmental Science -
Soil Survey Project Leader - Patrick Co. and Floyd Co. VA

 

 

 

 

 

 

1989

 

 

Founded Soil Technology of Southwest Virginia

 

 

 

 

 

 

1982

 

 

Graduate - Soil Science Institute, Cornell University

 

 

 

 

 

 

1979-1989

 

 

Area Soil Scientist, U.S.D.A. Soil Conservation Service -  Coordinated Soil Survey Activities and Soil Interpretations for 17 counties in Southwest Virginia

 

 

 

 

 

 

1974-1979

 

 

Soil Scientist, U.S.D.A. Soil Conservation Service -
Grundy, JoDaviess Co. IL and Summers, Wyoming Co. WV

 

 

 

 

 

 

1974

 

 

B.S., University Of Maryland - Soils

 

 

 

 

 

 

1972-1973

 

 

U.S. National Park Service Soils Lab, Washington D.C.

 

 

 

 

 

 

1966-1969

 

 

U.S. Army - Service in Vietnam - 1967-1968

 

 

 

 

Soil Inventory Experience:
            Alabama                    Georgia                    Illinois           

            Maryland                   South Carolina        Tennessee     

            Virginia                     Nebraska                  West Virginia       

            Ohio                          Texas                        North Carolina

 

 

 

Professional Affiliations:

 

 

            Founding Member -- West Virginia Assoc. Of Professional Soil Scientists

 

 

            Founding Member -- Illinois Association of Professional Soil Scientists

 

 

            Virginia Association of Professional Soil Scientists