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Soil EcologyCourse ID: ENVS 223
School:School of Environmental Sustainability
Program: School of Environmental Sustainability
Credit Hours: 3
Course DescriptionThis course introduces the properties, functions, and conservation of soil. Topics include belowground ecosystem services, soil biodiversity, biogeochemical cycles, and conservation, human impacts to soils, and the socioeconomic implications of soil degradation. Lectures, laboratory/field soil testing, field trips, and presentations by experts in sustainable soil management are employed.
Course taught at LUREC in Woodstock, IL. Students required to live at LUREC for the entirety of the session (May 14 - June 2, 2023)
Prerequisite/sENVS 101 or ENVS 137 or BIOL 101