Credits: 3
Semester: Fall
Location: Online

This course focuses on the principles of biological and non-biological processes in the soil ecosystem with a greater emphasis on biological processes. The overarching objective is for the students to gain process-based understanding of soil’s function and role within our environment. The course will cover the fundamentals of nutrient and carbon cycling in soil, as well as special topics including effects of human activities and disturbance on soil and ecosystem function.