Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

Geog 415 Soils and Land Use

The origin, development and distribution of soils and the significance of soil to man. Examines the importance of soil to landforms, vegetation, and ecological development. Major emphasis is given to land use potentials and limitations on various kinds of soils with focus on urban and agricultural settings. There are two half-day field trips. Also offered for graduate-level credit as Geog 515 and may be taken only once for credit.




Recommended prerequisite: Geog 210.
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