What am I going to learn?
I will learn about:
- Environmental site assessment and soil landscape relationships
- In-field understanding of the spatial relationships of ecosites and soil units
- Remediation and reclamation practices
- Analysis and aggregation of field data
- Application of ecological land classification
What experiences will I have?
- I will gain field site assessment experience in grassland and boreal ecoregions.
- I will gain practical experience in environmental sampling and handling.
- I will learn research design and field sampling strategies.
- I will complete analysis of soil properties in the field and the laboratory.
- I will complete analysis of landscape controls on plant and soil distributions.
- I will learn about Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and handling of spatial data.
- I will learn about environmental modeling concepts.
What can I do with this after I graduate?
- I can use this degree to work in:
- Environmental Consultant
- Environmental Monitoring
- I can become a professional agrologist, after graduation.
What lens will I use to see the world?
- I will be a professional scientist who can play a significant role in guiding the ethical practice of resource extraction, reclamation/remediation of disturbed lands, and promote sustainable use of the environment.
- I will be interested in the key role that soils and plants play in the environment as a renewable resource.
Looking for more?
- Admission requirements, sample classes and more information about this program
- Degree and course requirements
- Information about the College of Agriculture and Bioresources and its Undergraduate Programs (see Environment and Ecology Tab)
- Tuition and student fee estimates by College
- Scholarships and bursaries
- Looking for something to help ease your transition into university? Consider a Learning Community.
- For Aboriginal students with an interest in accessing STEM Degrees learn more about the ASAP STEM Pathways program
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