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ENV 260 - Soil Science

This course will provide a comprehensive introduction to Soil Science from the environmental and management perspective.  The course will cover the characterization, morphology and genesis of soils, issues of soil management and soil ecology and finally the course will address human pressures on soil resources.

Credits: 4
3 Class Hours; 3 Laboratory Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Describe the distribution and variability of soils and their properties across a landscape.
  2. Articulate the various soil properties and how they are created and affect landscape processes on a local and regional scale.
  3. Analyze soil characteristics.