Course Information
TitleΕΦΑΡΜΟΣΜΕΝΗ ΕΔΑΦΟΛΟΓΙΑ / APPLIED SOIL SCIENCE
CodeΝ213Υ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001870

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the other955
EGGEIŌN VELTIŌSEŌN, EDAFOLOGIAS KAI GEŌRGIKĪS MĪCΗANIKĪSCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)955

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

Registered students: 10
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the other955
EGGEIŌN VELTIŌSEŌN, EDAFOLOGIAS KAI GEŌRGIKĪS MĪCΗANIKĪSCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)955

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours104
Class ID
600142390
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Category
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)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
75% written exams 25% individual project assignment (a set of exercises)
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. identify procedures of soil genesis 2. determine parent soil material 3. perform, evaluate and translate soil analysis
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)
Geomorphology and Physiography. Endogenous and exogenous factors. Geomorphological action of water flow, sea water, gravity, wind and glaciers. Karstic phenomena. Physical, chemical and biological weathering. Soil genesis. Factors of soil genesis (parent material, climate, vegetation, topography, time). Soil genesis processes. Soil erosion. Principles of soil classification. Effect of soil environment on plant development.
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
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Last Update
19-05-2020