Course Description and Credit Information

Soils reflect the primary climatological, geological, biological, and topographical conditions. The properties of the soil that regulate water and gas exchange with the atmosphere and influence plant growth have important effects on the environment.

In this course, participants will understand the qualities of soil, its relationship with landscape and how they work together to create productive terrains. It also discusses the distribution of soil resources as controlled by climate, landform, topography, hydrology, geology, biology and age of the land surface. .

 

Learning Objectives:

1. List key soil physical and chemical properties of soil and explain how they influence components of the landscape.

2. Explain how landscape processes affect soils.

3. Recognize and interpret major geomorphological processes.

 

 

General Course Information

 

Credits

1.5 CEU/CE/PH/CH, 1.0 for FL

HSW

Yes

Format

Pre-recorded webinar

Presenter

Eugene F. Kelly, Professor of Pedology, Deputy Director of CAES

 

US State Approvals

LA CES Approved

Yes

States: AK, AL, AR, CT, DE, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NE, NH, NM, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV, WY

Yes

North Carolina

Yes

New Jersey

No

Florida

Yes, 1 credit

New York
***Each licensee is responsible for determining if this course meets the state requirements

***

GA, MN, and SD 
**Explanation: There is no process to get courses pre-approved in your state, but there should be no issues getting this course approved.
If not approved, we will exchange it for another course or provide a full refund.

Yes
**See explanation

 

Canada Provinces and Territories

British Columbia

Yes, per reciprocity with LA CES

Ontario

Yes, per reciprocity with LA CES

Course curriculum

  1. 01
    • Watch Video #1

    • Video 2

  2. 02
    • Take the Quiz

  3. 03
    • Take the Survey