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|FSTY 415 - Forest Soils|
This course examines the distinctive physical, chemical and biological properties of forest soils from an ecological perspective, emphasizing western Canadian examples. Major themes include the role of soils in forest site classifications, carbon and nutrient cycling in forests, soil determinants of forest productivity, and the responses of soils to forest management practices. Field trips and laboratory exercises provide experience in techniques used for assessing forest soil properties and management impacts.
Credits: 0.000 OR 3.000
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Lec/Lab/Tut Combination, Laboratory