911101 Soil in landscape planning

Lecture and field trip
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Wenzel, Walter , Duboc, Olivier , Oburger, Eva
Offered in
Sommersemester 2023
Languages of instruction


- 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
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