Geosciences 565 - Soil Form & Classification


TU 1:00PM 4:00PM

UMass Amherst
Morrill Sci. Ctr. (II) rm 129
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. Additional fees are associated with this section.

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.