Course description

Soils and the Environment: Lecture/lab course surveys the importance, composition, and formation of soils; soil chemistry, mineralogy, and organic matter; soil physical properties and water movement and retention; soil biology and microbiology; soil fertility and plant growth; reactions and movement of nutrients, trace metals, and pesticides in soils; factors influencing soil erosion and salinization; and soil taxonomy and surveys. [Prereq: (ENVS 300 or MSCI 300 or ENSTU 300 or BIO 300) and GEOL 260]

Units: 4

Fall 2018 sections

No sections offered