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Fall 2022
May 20,2024
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SOIL 205 - Introduction to Soil Science
Associated Term: Fall 2022
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Describe and evaluate the six major environmental functions of soil and implications for sustainability
2. Explain the five factors controlling soil development and describe how each of these factors has contributed to a soil that exists today
3. Summarize how a soil's properties affect its suitability for a variety of land-management uses
4. Assess and explain how chemical, physical and biological processes affect the function and health of soil
5. Perform calculations involving soil physical properties, water content and soil nutrient availability
6. Identify, compare and contrast soils in the landscape
7. Interpret soils related graphs, tables and maps
8. Present research findings in written graphic, and oral form
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