Soils & Hydrology

CRSS/FANR 3060
COURSE MATERIAL

-Spring Semester 2017-

INSTRUCTORS &
OTHER INFO
Week 1
Lecture:
Landscapes
Lab: Maps; Rocks & Soil Profiles
Maps, Scales & Slope
Important Rocks & Minerals
Soil Profiles

Class Times:
Lecture: M W F, 11:15 am - 12:05
Room 2401, Miller Plant Sciences
Lab: One of the following:
#1: W 1:25 pm - 3:20 pm
#2: W 3:35 pm - 5:30 pm
#3: R 8:30 am - 10:30 am
#4: R 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
#5: R 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Room 1201, Miller Plant Sciences


Instructors:
Dr. William P. Miller
Dr. Rhett Jackson
Dr. Todd Rasmussen
Teaching Assistants

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Final Exam:


Other Info:
Syllabus & Detailed Course Outline
Chemistry Review (pdf)
Formulas & Terms to Know
Old Exams

Testing Anxiety

How to Study
Graves Mountain

Informational Links
Lab PowerPoints

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Week 2
Lecture:
Soil Profiles & Their Formation
Lab: Soil Properties & Profiles
Soil Texture
Munsell Color System
Soil Structure
Week 3
Lecture:
Soil Horizons & Classification
Lab: Soil Profiles & Classification
Soil Profile Pictures
Soil Profile Descriptions
Week 4
Lecture:
Physical Properties of Soils
Lab: Soil & Landscape Interpretation
Physical Prop. Calculations
Discussion Questions 1-4
Week 5
Lecture:
Chemical Properties of Soils
Lab: Measuring Soil Physical Properties
Chemical Prop. Calculations
Week 6
Lecture:
Plant Nutrients
Lab: Cation Exchange Capacity (CEC)
Discussion Questions 5-6
Week 7
Lecture:
Soil Biology & Productivity
Lab: Soil Sampling

Discussion Questions 7-8

Week 8
Lecture:
Fertilization
Lab: Soil Testing & Organic Matter
Fertilizer Calculations
EXAM 2 CALCULATIONS
Week 9
Lecture:
Soil Water
Lab: Soil Water

----->See Dr. Rasmussen's site:: http://www.hydrology.uga.edu/rasmussen/ class/3060/index.html<----------

Week 10
Lecture:
Precipitation & Evaporation
Lab: Soil & Water Calculations
 
Week 11
Lecture:
Infiltration, Stream Flow & Groundwater
Lab: Rainfall & Runoff
Rainfall Simulator Data
Guelph Permeametor info

 

 

Week 12
Lecture:
Hydrologic Statistics & Hydraulics
Lab: Measuring Stream Flow
 
Week 13
Lecture:
Erosion & Sedimentation
Lab: Discharge & Soil Erosion
 
Week 14
Lecture:
Soil Quality & Contamination
Lab: Heavy Metals in Soils & Water
Lab Suppliment How to Write a Lab Report
 
Week 15
Lecture:
Issues in Water Quality
Lab: Watershed Management