Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. know the key biotic and abiotic characteristics that express soil quality
2. know the causes and effects of degraded soils
3. have important knowledge for monitoring, protection and management of soil resources.
Course Content (Syllabus)
The soil ecosystem and soil quality, assessment of soil functions, degradation of soil: erosion, compaction, acidification, salinisation, etc. Desertification and risk assessment through indicators, protection, monitoring and management of soil resources.
soil functions, soil degradation, desertification, protection and management of water resources