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Introduction to Web Lab Units - This is the course text book

Unit 1 The Materials for Making Soil

Unit 2 Soil Texture

Unit 3 Soil Horizons

Unit 4 Soil Forming Factors

Unit 5 Soil Taxonomy

Unit 6 Soil Bulk Density

Unit 7 Soil Water

Unit 8 Soil Survey

Unit 9 Soil Organisms & The Nitrogen Cycle

Unit 10 Soil Organic Matter, Peatlands, & Soil Erosion

Unit 11 Clay Minerals

Unit 12 Soil pH & CEC

Unit 13 Fertilizers & Soil Fertility

Home Page for Basic Soils 

Web Laboratory Units for Soil 2125, 1125 & 5125

Lab 243
Directions: Chose the Web Laboratory Unit you want to work on. You must complete reading the Web Lab Unit before going to do the laboratory investigation in room 243 Borlaug
or e-mail terry.cooper@umn.edu if you have questions.

Links of Interest about Soil -
Internet Glossary of Soil Science Terms http://www.soils.org/sssagloss/- World Soil Map updated using WRB system: http://www.fao.org/ag/agl/- Smithsonian Soil Exhibit http://www.soils.org/smithsonian/ -Soil Science Education http://soil.gsfc.nasa.gov/- International Union of Soil Scientists http://www.iuss.org/- World Soil Resources http://soils.usda.gov/use/worldsoils/ -International Soil Reference and Information Centre http://www.isric.nl/ -Soil and Water Conservation Society http://www.swcs.org/ -Consortium for International Earth Science Information Network http://www.ciesin.org/- The GLOBE Program http://www.globe.gov/fsl/welcome.html- United Nations Environment Programme http://www.unep.org/ -Sponsors: United States Department of Agriculture http://www.usda.gov/ -United States Geological Survey http://www.usgs.gov/ -Natural Resources Conservation Service/Soil Survey Division http://soils.usda.gov/ -Soil Science Society of America http://www.soils.org/ -American Geological Institute Foundation http://www.agifoundation.org/

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