7 Soil Science

Digging into Canadian Soils: An Introduction to Soil Science

Written by members of the Canadian Society of Soil Science, “Digging into Canadian Soils: An Introduction to Soil Science” provides an introduction to the core disciplines of soil science, and introduces concepts and vocabulary. The textbook provides supplementary materials that are specific to regions in Canada, or may be of specific interest beyond what might be considered introductory soil science material.

Includes: Glossary, study questions and answers

Introduction to Soil Science Laboratory Manual

These labs explore the fundamental principles of soil science and soils as a natural resource.

Properties and Behavior of Soil

This lab manual discusses tests used in soil science.

Principles of Soil Science Exercise Manual

This exercise manual was designed for use in an upper-level undergraduate soils course. The manual consists of ten hands-on or experiment-type exercises and fourteen take-home fact-finding and critical thinking exercises.

Open Case Studies: Soil Science

A collection of online case studies on the topic of soil science, from UBC.

Virtual Soil Science Learning Resources

This collection of resources is gathered by a group of scientists, students, and multimedia experts across Canada. Resources cover a variety of topics at both the graduate and undergraduate level, including basic soil science, soil classification, and land use impacts.


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