EARTH221

Soil Science

An introduction to the nature, formation, and classification of soils, their physical, chemical, mineralogical, and biological properties, and issues of soil quality, land degradation and sustainable management. The paper also encompasses the properties, genesis, and distribution of the soils of New Zealand and their use.

An introduction to the nature, formation, and classification of soils, their physical, chemical, mineralogical, and biological properties, and issues of soil quality, land degradation and sustainable management. The paper also encompasses the properties, genesis, and distribution of the soils of New Zealand and their use.

Paper Information

Points: 15.0
Prerequisite(s): EARTH101 or ENVSC101 or ERTH104 or ENVS101
Internal assessment / examination: 50:50
Restriction(s): ERTH233, ERTH234

Note: The paper includes a field trip on the weekend.

Trimesters and Locations

Occurrence Code When taught Where taught
21B (HAM)B Trimester : 12 Jul 2021 - 7 Nov 2021 Hamilton

Timetabled Lectures

The Timetable for 2021 is not available.


Indicative Fees

Fees for 2021 are not yet available.


Paper Outlines

The following 2020 paper outlines are available for EARTH221. Please contact the Faculty or School office for details on 2021 outlines.

Additional Information

Available Subjects:  Earth Sciences | Environmental Planning | Environmental Sciences | Soil Science

Other available years: Soil Science - EARTH221 (2020) , Soil Science - EARTH221 (2019) , Soil Science - EARTH221 (2018)

Paper details current as of : 23 September 2020 12:13pm
Indicative fees current as of : 4 June 2020 3:25pm

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