University of California - Davis

Letters and Science

Soil Sciences


UC Davis, Economics Dept., One Shields Ave.

One Shields Ave

Davis, CA 95616

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.;, Ph.D.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Contemporary studies in Soil Science include examination of: pesticide and trace element adsorption on surfaces, mineral weathering; fate and transport of native and applied chemicals;soil microbiology ecology; nutrient uptake and management; nutrient cycling through managed and wildland ecosystems; bioavailability of toxins; soil erosion; conservation; ecosystem productivity and sustainability and the study of soil evolution on the landscape.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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