Soil Science (2018)
Understand the distribution of different soil types, evaluate their characteristics, and develop methods to combat degradation and depletion of productive soils, and associated reduction in water quality - due to historical pressures and mismanagement.
Soil Science is available as a minor.
To complete a minor in Soil Science, students must gain 60 points, consisting of EARTH101, EARTH221, EARTH321 and EARTH322.
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Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location EARTH101 Introduction to Earth System Sciences 18A (Hamilton) A lecture and laboratory paper that explores the interacting processes that affect the surface of the Earth, producing landforms and resources, with a focus on physical processes. Topics covered include coastal processes and hazards; climate change; weathering; erosion and mass movement; soil formation; the hydrological cycle; rive...
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location EARTH221 Soil Science 18B (Hamilton) An introduction to the nature, formation, and classification of soils, their physical, chemical, mineralogical, and biological properties, and issues of soil quality, land degradation and sustainable management.
2018 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 20 January 2020 2:00pm