Soils 502

SOILS 502 - Soil Properties and Functions

  • Instructor: Dr. Jack Watson
  • Credits: 3
  • Semester Offered: Fall
  • Texts: “The Nature and Properties of Soils”. Nyle C. Brady and Ray R. Weil. Prentice Hall. The 14th edition is the most up to date, but the 13th edition (2002 publication date) is also acceptable.
  • Prerequisites:
  • Syllabus: syllabus

Course Description

Course will cover fundamentals of soil science including genesis, biology and ecology, chemistry, physics, and much more. It will explore field soil characterization, soil sampling, standard physical and chemical lab methods of soil analysis, and current research pertinent to soil science.