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Field Study in Soils

Field Study in Soils

Subject Area
Course Number
GEOL 611 991
Course Code
GEOL611991
Course Key
72553
Instructor
Course Note
MSAG Elective Env Geology/Engineering Geology/MES Foundation Env Geology
Course Description
Soil is a natural body that exists as part of the environment where inorganic, geologic materials combine with organic materials to produce a large array of soils with varying properties. This course will begin with in-class primers on the field description of soil properties, soil classification, and land use classification, followed by weekly day-long (4-6 hours) required field trips to several locations to study the soils in-situ.
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