911015 Soils in the landscape

Field trip
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Wenzel, Walter , Fiebig, Markus , Oburger, Eva
Offered in
Wintersemester 2021/22
Languages of instruction


Demonstration and discussion of soil - landscape relationships with emphasis on soil formation in different geomorphological and gelogical units (bachelor level)

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

* Recall important interactions between geological substrate (parent material), geomorphology (position in the landscape) and soil formation

*Recall and comprehend important processess linking soil formation to the properties of the parent material and the soil's position in the landscape

*Be familiar with the principles of international methods of soil and site description

*Apply simplified soil and site description methodology to soil profiles during the field trip (bachelor level)
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