Soils: Introducing the World Beneath Our Feet
Learn about soils, the variety of life they contain and how humans impact this fragile system, with this free online course.
Start date 2 July 2018 – 4 weeks
Soils are a vital part of our planet's functioning, but all too often we take soils for granted. In this free online course, we introduce you to soils and explore the world beneath our feet.
Soils are a fantastically complex environment, teeming with life and supporting our most fundamental environmental processes. However, they are increasingly under threat and our soil resource is a finite one.
Starting from what soil is and how soils form we will take a journey through the soil, not just learning about the basics of soil science but also about life in the soil