F&ES 709a/EVST 229

Soil Science

2014-2015
Credits: 3 Fall 2014: M,W, 9:00-10:20, Kroon G01
 
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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