In this paper students initially gain practical experience in large-scale soil mapping and in evaluating land-use capability (LUC) on a research farm. They then examine various issues associated with land use, especially its intensification, including the management of farm dairy effluent, soil degradation, and soil contamination. Soil quality is also appraised in this context. Together these topics provide an integrated understanding of some of the important issues involved with land use and the role of soil science in guiding management decisions to help reduce or mitigate environmental risks associated with particular land uses.
|Prerequisite(s):||EARTH321 or EARTH322 or ERTH333 or ERTH334|
|Internal assessment / examination:||60:40|
Note: The paper includes day-long field work on up to 4 days (during the week) in the first month of the paper.
Trimesters and Locations
|Occurrence Code||When taught||Where taught|
|22A (HAM)||A Trimester : 7 Mar 2022 - 3 Jul 2022||Hamilton|
Timetabled Lectures for Land and Soil: Resources and Risks (EARTH502)
|Wed||9:00 AM||11:00 AM||E.2.01||Mar 7 - Jun 12|
NB:There may be other timetabled events for this paper such as tutorials or workshops.
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