This advanced soil science course led by Dr. Konstantin Dlusskiy focuses on:
Common landforms and parent materials associated with soils in Prairies,
Soil drainage classes and soil moisture regimes,
Soils of the ten Soil Orders in the Canadian System of Soil Classification,
Classification of human-modified soils,
Classification of soils to the Subgroup level,
Relation of soil forming processes and factors of soil formation to the genesis of corresponding soils.
This course includes a pre-class assignment and a post-class open-book exam. Extra time will be required for you to complete the assignments.
Prior knowledge of soil science at the introductory level is strongly recommended.