ENV - Environmental Technology

ENV235 Introduction to Soil Science

4 credits (3 lec, 3 lab hrs/wk) In this course, you will learn about the chemical, physical, and biological nature of soils. You will learn about the factors controlling soil development, what a soil name can tell you about the environment, and how land management decisions affect soil quality and its sustainability. Topics will include: the importance of soils, what soil is, how soil forms, how soils are described, physical properties of soils, soil water, soil chemistry, soil biology, and soil sustainability.

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