911102 Basics in soil science (AS)

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Zehetner, Franz , Zechmeister-Boltenstern, Sophie , Gerzabek, Martin
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


What is soil? factors of soil formation, the main soil constituents, physical and chemical soil properties, soil biology, soil as a porous system, soil in the centre of element fluxes, soil as plant habitat, soil classification, mapping, soil information systems

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

It is the aim of the lectures to gain basic knowledge about soil science. The main tasks are to learn about soil physics, soil chemistry, soil biology and soil functions within the ecosystem.
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