Soil and Water Quality Laboratory

Soil and Water Quality Laboratory
Principles of environmental soil and water quality in the context of a case-study watershed. Students will participate in environmental soil and water sampling, laboratory analysis, and data interpretation; synthesizing and creating written and oral reports identifying environmental concerns and proposing solutions.
 Hours1.0 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesConcurrent enrollment in PWS 305.
 ProgramsContaining PWS 306
Course Outcomes

Diagnostic Steps

Understand the basic diagnostic steps to test water and soil quality

Investigative Techniques

Gain a fundamental understanding of the investigative techniques necessary to solve problems associated with water and soil resources and management

Statistical Skills

Improve mathematical and statistical skills related to nutrient, salinity, sodicity, and toxicity evaluation and management