Physical, chemical, and biological processes that occur within soil systems. Types of soils and how these relate to soil formation. Major components of soil, including soil water, minerals, organic matter, and microorganisms. Soils in wetlands and arid regions. Cycling of nutrients and contaminants in soils. Soil quality,conservation, and sustainability. Two one-day field trips required. Prerequisites: EPSc 323 or Chem 112A (or AP Chem score of 4); or permission of instructor.
Course Attributes: FA NSMAR NSMAS NSM
Section 01Introduction To Soil Science
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