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GPHY 317 Soil, Environment, and Society

GPHY 317  Soil, Environment, and Society  Units: 3.00  

Soils are a critical resource required by societies. Using a strong methodological approach, this course will examine the important biological, chemical, and physical properties of soils. The course will also explore critical soil-related issues facing society, including salinization, degradation from agriculture, climate change, and erosion.
NOTE Field Trip: estimated cost $30.

Learning Hours: 120 (36 Lecture, 36 Laboratory, 48 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite (GPHY 208 or GPHY 209) or permission of the Department.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science