Soil and Water Conservation (ENVS*3080)

Code and section: ENVS*3080*DE

Term: Fall

Instructor: Cheryl Fitzgibbon

Details

This course examines the processes leading to deterioration of soil and water quality, the impact of deterioration on use, and preventative or corrective measures: soil erosion by water and wind, soil compaction and salinization, drainage channel maintenance, sedimentation and nutrient enrichment of water, conservation programs and policies, and reclamation of severely disturbed soils and saline-sodic soils. Emphasis will be on concepts and solutions to problems in a systems approach.                

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