Kevin Fermanich

Associate Professor of Natural and Applied Sciences
Earth Science/Environmental Science
University of Wisconsin Green Bay

Not an official UW-Green Bay site.

The Soil Environment, Env Sci 320 Fall 2008 (draft)


Elements of the Nature and Properties of SoilsPrentice Hall Companion Website
Elements of the Nature and Properties of Soils, 2e


Lab Schedule

Students with Disabilities Policy

Consistent with the federal law and the policies of the University of Wisconsin, it is the policy of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay to provide appropriate and necessary accommodations to students with documented physical and learning disabilities.  If you anticipate requiring any auxiliary aides or services, you should contact me or the Coordinator of Services for Students with Disabilities at 465-2671 as soon as possible to discuss your needs and arrange for the provision of services.


Web Soil Survey NRCS

PDFs of PowerPoint lectures October 2008
    Soil Water basics (Oct 17)
    Soil Water drainage and tillage (Oct 20)
    Soil Water Flow (Oct 22 & 24)
    Plant-soil-water (Oct 27 & Oct 29)

Fall 2008 field map P-Index lab exercise (soil test file).  Information about the Wisconsin P-Index and SNAP-Plus Nutrient Planning Software  

Link to Kevin Erb's Lecture on Manure and Nutrient Management (online PowerPoint)  (Word rtf version of outline)
Phosphorus in runoff Lower Fox River Watersheds  pdf of PowerPoint Dec 2007

Soil Erosion Lab
Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) erosion model page at the National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory (NSERL)
Universal Soil Loss Equation for Construction Sites EXCEL worksheet developed by the Dane Co. LCD to estimate soil loss from sheet and rill erosion on construction sites.

Soil Water Practice Sheet (will not be turned in for grading)

Soils Links

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