Introduction to classification and mapping of soils with emphasis on soil-forming processes; principles of the Canadian system of soil classification; soil profiles, diagnostic features, soil-forming factors and processes; kinds and distribution of soils in Canada; soil survey procedures, and utilization of existing spatial information to support soil mapping at a detailed scale. This course includes a mandatory field trip to collect data for mapping exercises. Prior knowledge of soil science is recommended.

Course Hours

39 hours in total

Register for a Course

SP1: May 13 - May 17, 2019 (Edmonton)

Open to registration until May 13, 2019. Registering at least one week before the deadline is recommended as this class may fill up or be canceled due to low enrolment.




In Person course delivery

Class Schedule

May 13 - May 17

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM


Konstantin Dlusskiy

Class Notes

There is a mandatory field trip required within this course. More information about the field trip will be provided during the first day of class.

University of Alberta Faculty of Extension: Classification and Mapping of Soils

  • Monday May 13 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Tuesday May 14 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Wednesday May 15 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Thursday May 16 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Friday May 17 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 10230 Jasper Avenue
    Edmonton, Alberta
    T5J 4P6