Geosciences 565 - Soil Form & Classification

Justin Richardson
M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM
UMass Amherst
Fully Remote Lecture
With lab. Effect of environmental factors on soil formation and land use. Relationship between soil morphology, classification, and use interpretations. Application of soils information to on-site sewage disposal, wetland identification, and other environmentally significant problem areas. Prerequisite: introductory course in chemistry, geology, soils, or environmental science; or consent of instructor.
Open to juniors, seniors, and graduate students in ENVIRSCI, GEOLOGY, GEOGRAPHY, PLSOIL, NRC, ECO, and GEOSCI. Student should have had introductory chemistry as well as at least one course in geology, soils, or environmental science
Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.