Policy for PLSC/CHEM 608
Environmental Soil Chemistry
M, W, 3:45 - 4:50 pm, 114 Gore Hall
I. Instructor: Donald L. Sparks
II. Teaching Assistants:
A. To familiarize students with aspects of soil colloids and their equilibrium and kinetic reactions with nutrients, metals, and organic chemicals.
B. To understand fundamental soil chemical processes such as sorption/desorption, ion exchange, precipitation, dissolution, oxidation-reduction, polymerization, and hydrolysis.
C. To familiarize students with soil acidity and salinity.
VII. General Comments: You are encouraged to participate in class and to speak with or contact me or the teaching assistants at any time concerning questions about any portion of the course work or about other problems dealing with the course.