SSC 551 Soil Morphology, Genesis and Classification (DE)
Every Fall and Spring semester
Understand important morphological soil properties, influence of geologic and geomorphic settings on soil development, categories and criteria of the U.S. soil classification system, and characterization of diagnostic soil horizons.
SSC 200 or equivalent.
three exams, final exam, quizzes, exercises
- Soil forming processes
- Soil Taxonomy
- Genesis and Classification of major NC soils
- Soil Morphology
- Soil Mapping
- Interpreting soil survey information