ESPM 5555: Wetland Soils

Term(s) offered: 
Fall
Term frequency: 
every year
Course credits: 
3
Prerequisites: 

1125 or 2125 or equiv; 4511 recommended

Equivalencies: 

SOIL 5555

Description

Morphology, chemistry, hydrology, formation of mineral/organic soils in wet environments. Soil morphological indicators of wet conditions, field techniques of identifying hydric soils for wetland delineations. Peatlands. Wetland benefits, preservation, regulation, mitigation. Field trips, lab, field hydric soil delineation project.

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