Environmental Soil Science University of Tsukuba
Soil is a fundamental part that supports the natural ecosystems. This lecture deal with basic soil concept, basic soil chemistry, soil functions in ecosystems, soil genesis and classification, soil degradation and conservation, and the rerationships between global environmental issues and soil. In this lecture, we will have brainstorming and group discussions on soil issues.
Deep understanding and insight concerning soil environment, and the ability tomake presentations on soil resources are cultivated.Specialized Competence 1 Systematic Expertise, Specialized Competence 2Specialist Liberal Arts, Specialized Competence 3 ICT Utilization, SpecializedCompetence 4 Problem-building Ability
Expert Competence 1 Systematic Expertise・ Acquisition of specialized knowledge on soil environmental chemistrySpecialist competence 2 Specialist education. Learn the literacy of pedology (soil formation taxonomy, soil resource conservation).Expert Competence 3 ICT utilization・ Develop presentation skills using PC and AS.Professional competence 4 Ability to foster awareness of problemsDeeply consider various issues related to soil environmental chemistry, such as global environmental issues, and study specific countermeasures.
You should have completed the basics of soil science.
Evaluate based on your own reports.
Soils are the basis for the terrestrial ecosystems, and often treated nowadays as the resource like water and minerals. In this lecture, soils and soil environments are explained including their genesis and taxonomical point of view.
Online Course Requirement
Tamura Kenji,Asano Maki
The start date will be posted in advance.
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