Field Description of Soils (SLSC 205.1)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
SLSC 205 W01 September 2018 Joel Ens
SLSC 205 W01 September 2017 Fred Awuah
SLSC 205 W02 January 2017


An accurate field description of soils and the sites they occur in is essential source of data for scientifically based decision-making in environmental and agricultural management. Students in this course will learn how different properties form in the field and how these properties can be used to assess correctly assign horizon labels according to the Canadian System of Soil Classification. The focus throughout is on the soil properties themselves and not the classification or genesis of soils.


AGRC 111.3 or GEOG 120.3 or ASKI 101.3


Students with credit for RRM 215.3 will not receive credit for SLSC 205.1. Students in the Kanawayihetaytan Askiy Diploma in Aboriginal Resource Management program are h4 class="course_details"ly advised to take SLSC 205.1 before SLSC 232.3.

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