Learn the importance of the geologic origin and mode of occurrence of soils.
Learn about residual and organic sedimentary soils.
Learn the different types of aeolian soils and their properties.
Learn the properties of glacial soil deposits.
Learn how to identify marine, colluvial and pyroclastic soils.
Learn the definitions and terminology associated with soil fractions and components.
Learn about the Unified Soil Classification System and how to use it with visual and
laboratory classification methods.
Learn about the Standard Penetration Test and Atterberg Plasticity Limits.
Learn the properties of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rock.
Learn the principles and terminology of rock weathering and discontinuities.