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Environmental Soil Science - (NRSM 415)

Credits: 3 | Offered: Spring of odd years
Prerequisites: ENSC 245N or concent of instructor


A detailed analysis of the physical, chemical and biological properties of soils and how they function, with a focus on soil processes and how they affect, and are affected by human activities.  Specific topics include element cycling, water quality, the effects of environmental change soil biogeochemistry, plant-soil interactions, and the consequences of large-scale disturbances on soil processes.