SOIL 410/610 Soils and Land Use
|Instructor:||Dr. Tom DeSutter|
|Office Location:||214 Walster|
|Office Hours:||By appointment|
|Class Hours:||Tuesdays, Thursdays - 2:00-3:15 PM|
|Class Location:||Room 204 Walster|
|Optional Textbook:||None required |
Reading material may be placed on reserve at the main library or required from the internet.
Objectives and Methodology
The objectives of Soils and Land Use are to introduce the critical field of study, soil science; and to understand the necessity of soil science in solving environmental problems. Key concepts from soils science will be introduced, and various environmental problems will be studied, such as groundwater contamination from agricultural chemicals and hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico.
Develop capabilities to assess environmental problems and use soil science management methods to reduce and avoid environmental degradation.
Any student with disabilities, or others who need special accommodations in this class, are invited to share their concerns or requests with the instructor as soon as possible.
Work in this course must adhere to the Code of Academic Responsibility and Conduct as cited in SECTION 335: CODE OF ACADEMIC RESPONSIBILITY AND CONDUCT
If a student cheats on an assignment or exam of this class, then that student will recieve a failing grade for that assignment or exam.