University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

SOIL&WAT 1000WT - Soils and Landscapes I

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: 3920
Campus: Waite
Contact: Up to 6 hours per week
Restriction: Available to Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences, Bachelor of Viticulture and Oenology students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Incompatible: GEOLOGY 1103 & GEOLOGY 1200. If students only completed either one may be able to enrol.
Assessment: Practical exercises, quizzes, exam
Syllabus:

This course describes how agricultural and ecological systems are linked to soils and the Australian environment, and provides a basis from which sustainability issues can be addressed. Agro-ecosystems face increasing pressure in Australia to become more productive, profitable and efficient, yet sustainable. You will learn about the importance of soils in the landscape in relation to management of fertility, water use efficiency, and land degradation. You will learn about important ecological processes that are based in soils, and consider a 'whole-system' approach to land management. This will include interpretation of soil maps in relation to land evaluation and suitability for different purposes.

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Undergraduate
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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
3920 Mon 12/08/2019 Sat 31/08/2019 Fri 20/09/2019 Fri 01/11/2019


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
24708 LE01 146 13 30 Jul - 17 Sep Tuesday 10am - 12pm Charles Hawker, 107, Conference Centre
8 Oct - 22 Oct Tuesday 10am - 12pm Charles Hawker, 107, Conference Centre
29 Oct - 29 Oct Tuesday 11am - 1pm Charles Hawker, 107, Conference Centre
Related Class: Practical
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
23158 PR01 146 13 6 Aug - 13 Aug Tuesday 1pm - 4pm Southern Barns Soils, G2, Laboratory
6 Aug - 13 Aug Tuesday 1pm - 4pm Southern Barns General, G2/G3, Teaching Room
20 Aug - 20 Aug Tuesday 1pm - 4pm Charles Hawker, 107, Conference Centre
20 Aug - 20 Aug Tuesday 1pm - 4pm Southern Barns General, G2/G3, Teaching Room
27 Aug - 27 Aug Tuesday 1pm - 4pm Southern Barns Soils, G2, Laboratory
27 Aug - 27 Aug Tuesday 1pm - 4pm Southern Barns General, G2/G3, Teaching Room
3 Sep - 3 Sep Tuesday 1pm - 4pm Charles Hawker, 131, Computer Suite
3 Sep - 3 Sep Tuesday 1pm - 4pm Charles Hawker, 129, Computer Suite
10 Sep - 10 Sep Tuesday 1pm - 4pm Southern Barns Soils, G2, Laboratory
10 Sep - 10 Sep Tuesday 1pm - 4pm Southern Barns General, G2/G3, Teaching Room
17 Sep - 17 Sep Tuesday 1pm - 4pm Charles Hawker, 107, Conference Centre
17 Sep - 17 Sep Tuesday 1pm - 4pm Southern Barns General, G2/G3, Teaching Room
8 Oct - 15 Oct Tuesday 1pm - 4pm Southern Barns Soils, G2, Laboratory
8 Oct - 15 Oct Tuesday 1pm - 4pm Southern Barns General, G2/G3, Teaching Room
22 Oct - 22 Oct Tuesday 1pm - 4pm Charles Hawker, 131, Computer Suite
22 Oct - 22 Oct Tuesday 1pm - 4pm Charles Hawker, 129, Computer Suite
29 Oct - 29 Oct Tuesday 9am - 11am Southern Barns General, G2/G3, Teaching Room