911101 Soil in landscape planning


Type
Lecture and field trip
Semester hours
3
Lecturer (assistant)
Jandl, Robert , Santner, Jakob , Oburger, Eva , Wenzel, Walter
Organisation
Institute of Soil Research (IBF)
Offered in
Sommersemester 2018
Languages of instruction
Deutsch

Content

- What is soil ?

- Factors and processes of soil formation

- Essential soil constituents

- Physico-chemical properties of soils

- Soil biology

- Soil as porous medium

- Soil in the center of matter and energy fluxes (water, air, nutrients, pollutants)

- Soil fertility and factor of plant growth

- Soil taxonomy

- Soil mapping

- Soil evaluation for taxation purposes

- Soil information systems

- Special aspects of soils in landscape planning

Previous knowledge expected



Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

- Fundamental knowledge of soils

- Linking this knowledge to landscape planning issues
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.