Andrea Carminati: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2021

Name Prof. Dr. Andrea Carminati
FieldPhysics of Soils and Terrestrial Ecosystems
Physik der Böden u. terr. Ökosys.
ETH Zürich, CHN F 29.1
Universitätstrasse 16
8092 Zürich
Telephone+41 44 633 61 60
DepartmentEnvironmental Systems Science
RelationshipFull Professor

701-0034-06LIntegrated Practical: Soil Restricted registration - show details 3 credits3PR. Kretzschmar, A. Carminati, S. Dötterl, L. Walthert
AbstractDuring three full-day field trips and two half-day field exercises, various aspects of soil morphology, soil genesis, and soil functioning are discussed using practical examples.
ObjectiveGaining practical knowledge in soil science in the field.
ContentSoil description in the field, soil formation in Zurich-Nord, forest soils, carbon and nitrogen cycles, soil-water relations, soil conservation and landuse.
Lecture notesHandouts are provided during the course.
Prerequisites / NoticeCourse "Pedosphere" or equivalent