Soil physical properties and theory of selected instrumentation to measure them. Topics including soil solids, soil water, air and heat. Emphasis on transport processes and the energy concept of soil and water.
Syllabus is available online through the class website.
This class may be scheduled with a small percentage of seats held for “NDS Students Only.”
The lab/problem session is included as part of the online materials of the class; no separate enrollment is required.
NC State Campus Visits
No campus or site visits are required; all work completed online.
Exams (total of 4), online homework.
Learning Management System
Moodle – This class uses Moodle, which is accessed through WolfWare.
PLEASE NOTE: Access to the website(s) may be restricted to registered students or not available until the start of the semester.
Additional Technology Requirements
NC State Email – Students are required to use their University email address via https://mail.google.com/a/ncsu.edu. This is the only one the University will use to send official email communications.
REQUIRED: Introduction to Environmental Soil Physics by D. Hillel. First. 2004. Elsevier. ISBN# 0-12-348655-6. (Cost: 90.00)
NOTE: Textbook prices are based on new book cost information received from the NC State Bookstores.
Tuition & Fees
Please visit https://online-distance.ncsu.edu/cost/ for information on distance education tuition and fees.
There may be additional fees associated with student identity verification for students who take remotely proctored exams.
Soil Science Program
Dr Aziz Amoozegar