Before taking this exam the student must have passed the Principles of Soil Science at student's home university or passed the literature exam MAAT-407 Environmental Soil Science Readings I.
Recapitulation, deepening and broadening of scientific knowledge and understanding obtained during basic and intermediate studies in Environmental Soil Science.
General examination dates in all periods
An uniting intermediate-level literature exam in Environmental Soil Science. The student studies the textbooks independently.
130 h Independent study.
1. D.G. Strawn, H.L. Bohn, & G.A. O’Connor: Soil Chemistry. 4. Ed. John WIley & Sons, New York 2015. 392 p.
2. E. Tipping: Cation binding by humic substances. Cambridge environmental chemistry series 12. Chapter 2 "Humic substances -a brief review", p. 4-31.
Grading 0-5. Written and oral examination.
Due to current COVID-19 situation general examinations in lecture halls are cancelled. You can contact the teacher to ask about alternative completion methods.
University lecturer Salla Venäläinen
Replaces the former course 817086 (MAA375) Environmental soil science Readings II, 5 cr