Pedology Field School

This field-study based course focus­es on field diag­nos­tics of soil prop­er­ties and process­es; soil descrip­tions, clas­si­fi­ca­tion, and map­ping; soil sur­vey pro­ce­dures; descrip­tion of soil pits and land­scapes; and hands-on field expe­ri­ence with appli­ca­tion to indus­try stan­dards. Manda­to­ry field work is required to col­lect sam­ples and data for fur­ther review in class. Pri­or knowl­edge of soil for­ma­tion and clas­si­fi­ca­tion is expected.
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

You can register for and take a course without applying and enrolling into the program.

When will
this course be offered?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

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This course is not currently scheduled, but may be offered in an upcoming term.

New course schedules are announced each June and November.


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