ES 380 - Soil Genesis & Classification

ES 380 - Soil Genesis & Classification

4.00 Cr
An introduction to the chemical, physical, and biological properties of soils; the origin, classification, and distribution of soils and their influence on people and food production; the management and conservation of soils; and the environmental impact of soil use. Units on soil geomorphology, engineering soils, and a week-long field trip (May) will provide students a broad understanding and exposure to the various ways to investigate, describe, and classify soils, as well as how to apply knowledge of soils in a range of disciplines.
Term: 
2021SP
Method: 
LEC
Faculty: 
Heiser, Patricia