815329 Selected methods of soil analysis (in Eng.)

Vortragende/r (Mitwirkende/r)
Faulhammer, Martina , Fuchs, Andrea , Haigner, Karl , Almohamed, Wisam , Kammerer, Gerhard , Johannsen, Lisbeth Lolk , Klik, Andreas , Stockinger, Michael
Angeboten im Semester
Sommersemester 2020
Unterrichts-/ Lehrsprachen
Englisch, Deutsch


Various methods of soil physical and chemical analyses in laboratory and field

Inhaltliche Voraussetzungen (erwartete Kenntnisse)

Basics in soil physics


After successful completion of this course, students are able to:
Accomplish soil physical analyses of particle size distribution, hydraulic conductivity, porosity, water content, wet aggregate stability, dry bulk density, and particle density in the laboratory;
Accomplish soil physical analyses of hydraulic conductivity and water content in the field;
Accomplish soil chemical analyses of pH, electrical conductivity, carbonate and humus content in the laboratory;
Interpret the results regarding soil characteristics;
Illustrate and describe a water retention function; explain how it can be determined;
Work in groups following written and verbal instructions of the supervisors;
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