F&ES 709a

Soil Science

2016-2017
Credits: 3 Fall 2016: M,W, M-2:30-3:50; W-10:30-11:50, M-Kroon G01; W - Bowers
 
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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, labs, and discussions of soil science, with emphasis on soil ecology. Topics cover the structure and functioning of soils, and how this relates to soil fertility and ecosystem health in a changing environment. Prerequisites: F&ES 500a and 515a, or permission of the instructor.
Only taugtht every other year, next reiteration, Fall 2018.

Prerequisites for F&ES 709:
F&ES 515: Physical Sciences for Environmental Management
F&ES 530: Ecosystem and Landscapes (first session: Fri, Sept 2 1:00-1:50 -Burke Aud)
or equivalent coursework.
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