Soil Classification and Mapping

Advanced agrol­o­gy course with empha­sis on clas­si­fi­ca­tion and map­ping of soils. Soil process­es, prin­ci­ples of the Cana­di­an Sys­tem of Soil Clas­si­fi­ca­tion, soil pro­files and diag­nos­tic fea­tures, fac­tors of soil for­ma­tion and soil-for­m­ing process­es, soil sur­vey pro­ce­dures, and uti­liza­tion of exist­ing spa­tial infor­ma­tion to sup­port soil map­ping at a detailed scale are cov­ered. A manda­to­ry field trip to col­lect data for the map­ping exer­cis­e is required; stu­dents need to be fit for duty. Pri­or knowl­edge of soil sci­ence is strong­ly rec­om­mend­ed for this course.
This course has no prerequisites

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

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