Soil Properties

ENVR 2017

Course description

In this experiential course, students are introduced to field sampling and the laboratory analysis of soils. Students learn sampling methodologies and descriptive techniques, sample preparation, analytical methods, and instrumentation for various chemical, physical and biological soil parameters, as well as data analysis and reporting. Emphasis is placed on developing field, laboratory, and technical communication skills. A field camp opportunity allows students to apply skills learned in class in a natural setting. While at field camp, students assess soil profiles, measure various data, and collect samples for lab analyses.



Course Hours



Post Secondary level ENVR 1006 Earth Science Minimum Grade of 50

Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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