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Fundamentals of Pedology

Code: 53498
ECTS: 5.0
Lecturers in charge: izv. prof. dr. sc. Mario Sraka - Lectures
Lecturers: izv. prof. dr. sc. Mario Sraka - Practicum
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English level:


All teaching activities will be held in Croatian. However, foreign students in mixed groups will have the opportunity to attend additional office hours with the lecturer and teaching assistants in English to help master the course materials. Additionally, the lecturer will refer foreign students to the corresponding literature in English, as well as give them the possibility of taking the associated exams in English.

1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
Practicum 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
The course content:
1. Students will be able to understand and critically evaluate the importance of soil as a natural resource and the need for its protection.
2. Students will acquire an active knowledge of the origins, development and properties of soils.
3. Students will fully understand the effects of physical, chemical and biological processes on the genesis and development of pedosphere.
4. Students will acquire an knowledge of the principles of soil classification and soil classification systems.
5. Students will acquire skills to independently engage in basic soil analysis in laboratories for physics and chemistry of soil.
  1. Sraka M. (2005): Pedološka istraživanja, autorizirani materijali za laboratorijske vježbe iz Pedologije
  2. Sraka M. (2013): Osnove tloznanstva, autorizirana predavanja na CD-u
  3. Škorić A. (1991): Sastav i svojstva tla, Fakultet poljoprivrednih znanosti, Zagreb
2. semester
MODUL: GEOLOŠKA ZAŠTITA OKOLIŠA - Regular study - Environmental Sciences
Consultations schedule: