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ETS 467. Soils and Environmental Quality

Credits: 3
Department: Environmental & Technological Studies
Description: Chemical, physical and biological principles of soils. Influences of soil on biogeochemical cycling of nitrogen, phosphorus, sulfur and trace elements. Management of polluted soils.
Prerequisites: ETS 260, ETS 262
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Compare and contrast soil sampling techniques and soil analysis methods.
2. Analyze chemical, physical and biological soil processes in relation to soil environmental quality.
3. Analyze of interactions of pollutants with soil, water and air.
4. Examine nutrient cycling with the soil system.
5. Evaluate soil remediation processes and techniques.

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