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SWS 4231C: SOIL, WATER, AND LAND USE

 

SWS5716C Environmental Pedology

Instructor:

Allan Bacon
Assistant Professor, Environmental 
  Pedology
(352) 294-3119
allan.bacon@ufl.edu

About the Course

In this course, students will develop quantitative and conceptual skills to evaluate the effects of land use decisions on soil and hydrologic processes. Topics include the suitabilities and limitations of soils for different uses; using soil surveys and related information to plan for the use and management of land; behavior of water in soils and landscapes; and policies for and implications of water allocation among urban, agricultural, and natural resource uses.

Credits: 3
Semesters Offered: Fall
General Education Requirement: P (Physical Science)

Prerequisites: None
Textbook: Big World, Small Planet by Johan Rockstrom, Yale University Press, 2015.