Oct 27, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog

GSC 222 - Sediments and Soils

4 Credits

In this course students study the origin and characteristics of sediments and soils. They learn how sediments are created through rock weathering and how they are transformed into productive soils at Earth's surface. Through classes, laboratories and field trips, students learn sediment and soil classification; how water and nutrients move through soils; how soils become degraded and how they can be replenished.
Course Fee

Prerequisites: GSC 107 , GSC 112 , or GSC 120