This paper comprises two parts that provide the fundamentals of pedology and examine its role in land-use related issues and land management. Part (1): the stratigraphy of soils, their formation and classification in New Zealand; the occurrence and variability spatially of soils, and how they can be mapped using classical and digital techniques including the use of geostatistics. Part (2): land evaluation, the interpretation of soil and land data in forms applicable to land-use planning and management.
|Prerequisite(s):||ERTH233 or ERTH234 or EARTH221|
|Internal assessment / examination:||60:40|
Note: The paper includes a one-day field trip in August recess or on a weekend.
Trimesters and Locations
|Occurrence Code||When taught||Where taught|
|21B (HAM)||B Trimester : 12 Jul 2021 - 7 Nov 2021||Hamilton|
The Timetable for 2021 is not available.
Fees for 2021 are not yet available.
The following 2020 paper outlines are available for EARTH321. Please contact the Faculty or School office for details on 2021 outlines.
Paper details current as of : 16 September 2020 9:11am
Indicative fees current as of : 4 June 2020 3:25pm