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SOCR 240 - Introductory Soil Science

  • 4 credits
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This course will tour the sub-disciplines of soil physics, soil chemistry, and soil biology used to characterize soil and its functions in natural and agricultural settings. In addition to theory, practical training will be provided with hands-on laboratory exercises and video tutorials.


CHEM 107 (Fundamentals of Chemistry) or CHEM 111 (General Chemistry I (GT-SC2))


Gregory Butters

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Dr. Greg Butters is an associate professor in the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences at Colorado State University. Since joining the faculty in 1988, Dr. Butters has taught Soil Physics, Soil Physics Lab, Environmental Soil Science, Advanced Soil Physics, a course in vadose zone modeling, and a lab for Introductory Soil Science. He has served on more than 120 graduate research committees, and his research interests involve soil water dynamics, reactive gas transport, and the fate and transport of inorganic and organic chemicals in soil.