PROBLEMATIC SOILS

Course Information
TitleΠΡΟΒΛΗΜΑΤΙΚΑ ΕΔΑΦΗ / PROBLEMATIC SOILS
CodeΝ210Υ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001867

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the other845
EGGEIŌN VELTIŌSEŌN, EDAFOLOGIAS KAI GEŌRGIKĪS MĪCΗANIKĪSCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)845

Programme of Study: UPS School of Agriculture (2011-today)

Registered students: 9
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the other845
EGGEIŌN VELTIŌSEŌN, EDAFOLOGIAS KAI GEŌRGIKĪS MĪCΗANIKĪSCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)845

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours104
Class ID
600120633
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. identify causes of degradation of a problematic soil 2. propose amelioraton measures 3. perform and translate analysis of problematic soils
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Soil acidification, soil salinization and sodification. Physical and chemical properties of acidic, saline and sodic soils. Soil remediation of acidic, saline and sodic soils. Classical and modern methods of sodic soil remediation. Causes of soil salinization by irrigation and counter measures. Soils with high concentration of calcium carbonates - properties, behavior. Soils with unfavorable physical properties. Behavior and tolerance of crops in degraded soils. Problems from high boron concentration in soil and remediation.
Keywords
soil degradation, soil salinity, amelioration
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures78
Laboratory Work26
Tutorial13
Written assigments20
Exams3
Total140
Student Assessment
Description
75% written exams 25% individual project assignment (a set of exercises)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Προβληματικά εδάφη. ΜΙΣΟΠΟΛΙΝΟΣ ΝΙΚΟΛΑΟΣ, Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): Σ. Γιαχούδης & ΣIA O.E. (Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 8531)
Last Update
19-12-2018