School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences
Arizona State University at the West Campus
Soil Ecology Lab part of Cutting Edge:Hydrogeology:Hydrogeology, Soils, Geochemistry 2013:Activities
Students collect soil samples from places of interest around campus and run a series of basic soil analyses to make conclusions about how soil fertility relates to the biological community and human management.
Sustainable World part of Cutting Edge:Hydrogeology:Hydrogeology, Soils, Geochemistry 2013:Courses
Sustainable World introduces students to the field of sustainability and explores the fundamental question of how human and natural systems interact. Sustainable World focuses more on how the environment functions, but also addresses how humans interact with the environment: how we shape the environment and how it shapes us. Using real world issues and problems, students learn about the fundamental Earth systems on which we depend.