Soil Form & Classification

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2021
Subject Name: 
Geosciences
Course Number: 
565
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
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.
Comments: 
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
Linked Course: 
Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Crosslisted Section ID: 
82767,84164
Link to Campus Courses
Schedule #: 
84240

Course Sections

Soil Form & Classification
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Justin Richardson jbrichardson@umass.edu M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM Fully Remote Lecture