ABE 454 - Environmental Soil Physics

Description
Provides the theoretical basis for understanding and quantifying the physical, hydrological, geotechnical, and thermal properties of soil in relation to environmental processes. Topics include general soil properties as a porous media, particle size, soil structure and aggregation, water retention and potential, flow in saturated soil, flow in an unsaturated soil, soil temperature and heat flow, soil mechanics, infiltration, and soil-plant-water relations. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: TAM 335 or NRES 201 or consent of instructor.
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2018, Fall 2016
Offered
MW
Avg. Class Size
20
Avg. Sections
1