SOIL 477: Great Plains Field Pedology

SOIL 477
Great Plains Field Pedology Crosslisted as AGRO 477, GEOG 467/867, NRES 477/877
Prereqs: AGRO/SOIL 153.
Spatial relationship of soil properties on various parts of landscape typical of the Plains, causal factors, and predictions of such relationships on other landscapes. Grouping these properties into classes, naming the classes, and the taxonomy that results from this grouping. Application of a taxonomy to a real situation through making a field soil survey in a region representative of the Plains border, predicting land use response of various mapped units as it affects the ecosystem, and evaluating the effectiveness of the taxonomic system used in the region surveyed.
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lab , Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom


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