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Introduction to Field Description of Soils - Online Course

An accurate field description of soils and the sites they occur in is essential source of data for scientifically based decision-making in environmental and agricultural management. Students in this course will learn how different properties form in the field and how these properties can be used to assess correctly assign horizon labels according to the Canadian System of Soil Classification. The focus throughout is on the soil properties themselves and not the classification or genesis of soils.


Online Non-credit course, same as SLSC 205.1

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A refund will be issued, minus a $25.00 + GST administrative fee prior to the University of Saskatchewan issuing online course access (NSID) and password to the student. No refund will be issued after 5 business days of receiving online access (NSID) and password.

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Course Code: DEUAG104