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Environmental Soil Science

ENVIRSCI
390A
Section: 
01
Credits: 
3
Meets: 
M
W
F
Fall 2014

Introduction to physical, chemical, and biological properties of soil with emphasis on environmental science and natural resource applications. Soil's natural role in biome structure, nutrient cycling, water purification, and carbon storage will be explored. Processes important to soil and groundwater pollution (subsurface movement, attenuation, and remediation) will be discussed. Special attention given to wetland soil processes and the identification of hydric soils in the landscape. Some out-of-class field exercises are required.

Open to Undergraduate Seniors & Juniors only.
Instructor: 
SPIRE Class Number: 
73911

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