EARTH 442 - Earth Surface Processes and Soils
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Earth and Environmental Sciences (EARTH)
Department: LSA Earth & Environmental Sciences
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Requirements & Distribution:
Advisory Prerequisites:
MATH 115 and (EARTH 131 or CHEM 130).
Other Course Info:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
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This course examines how landscapes and surface environments evolve through time. In addition to covering the fundamentals of soil science and geomorphology, this course looks a variety of topics where soils impact our day to day lives including agriculture, sustainability, and environmental justice. Depending on the status of the Covid-19 pandemic, there may be weekend fieldtrips as well as near-campus trips (e.g., to the Arb).

Course Requirements:

There will be no in-person or take home exams.

Intended Audience:

Majors in Earth and Environmental Sciences or Program in the Environment, and upper division undergraduate or graduate students in related disciplines like Anthropology or Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.


EARTH 442 - Earth Surface Processes and Soils
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (LAB)
 In Person
M 3:00PM - 6:00PM
003 (LAB)
 In Person
W 3:00PM - 6:00PM

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