Soil Science Fundamentals

Learn about soil for­ma­tion and soil clas­si­fi­ca­tion with empha­sis on West­ern Cana­di­an soils. Explore aspects such as soil-form­ing fac­tors and process­es, prop­er­ties of com­mon soils, and cycles of nutri­ents in the soil. Find out about essen­tial online infor­ma­tion resources avail­able in the area of soil sci­ences. Acquire a foun­da­tion of knowl­edge and skills for appli­ca­tion with­in more spe­cial­ized soil and envi­ron­men­tal sci­ences courses.
This course has no prerequisites

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