[F&ES 709a/EVST 229]

Soil Science

2013-2014
Credits: 3 Fall 2013: Not Offered
 

 

Lectures and discussions of soil science, with emphasis on soil ecology. Topics cover the structure and functioning of soils, and how this relates to ecosystem responses and feedbacks to environmental changes. The class covers both natural and managed landscapes. Fieldwork and associated labs. Prerequisites: F&ES 500a and 515a, or permission of the instructor. Lectures and discussions of soil science, with emphasis on soil ecology. Topics cover the structure and functioning of soils, and how this relates to ecosystem responses and feedbacks to environmental changes. The class covers both natural and managed landscapes. Fieldwork and associated labs. Prerequisites: F&ES 530a and 515a, or permission of the instructor.

Prerequisites for F&ES 709:
F&ES 515: Physical Science for Environmental Management
F&ES 530: Ecosystem and Landscapes
or equivalent coursework.

F&ES 709 is a prerequisite for:
F&ES 723: Seminar in Soil Conservation and Management