Geopedology Lab

A.Y. 2016/2017
6
Max ECTS
64
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/14
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The goal of this course is to provide students with the basic knowledge to describe and characterize the soil at the microscope, both for geopedological and interdisciplinary studies.
Expected learning outcomes
Capability to describe soil thin sections at the microscope and to provide their interpretation
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
Course syllabus
Soil thin sections micromorphology; history of micropedology; undisturbed sampling and thin sections preparation; soil thin sections description; micromorphology of diagnostic materials; micropedology and soil classification; micropedology for palaeoenviromnental reconstructions; archaeological deposits micromorphology.
AGR/14 - PEDOLOGY - University credits: 6
Practicals: 32 hours
Lessons: 32 hours
Professor: Trombino Luca
Professor(s)
Reception:
On appointment
Mangiagalli 34, 2nd floor, room 77