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PSC 3100 - Soils and Civilization (DSC)


DSC Depth Life and Physical Sciences
3 credits

Lectures, readings, and discussions to explore effects of soil physical, chemical, and biological properties on civilization throughout history. Influence of soils on settlement patterns, land use/management, and civilization decline. Case studies focus on current soil and land use issues in western North America.