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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Biosphere Science(Master's course)
Lecture Code W8611121 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 土壌環境評価論実践演習
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Practical exposition for evaluation of soil environment
ナガオカ トシノリ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Inte
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture, discussion 
Credits 1 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students Master course students
Keywords SDG_2, SDG_3, SDG_12, SDG_13, SDG_15, Soil analysis, physical, chemical, microbiological, instrumental analysis 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Soil is an essential resource which carries out a variety of functions including conservation of environments in terrestrial ecosystem as well as the basis for agricultural production. The most fundamental way to get a better understanding of the roles, properties and functions of soil is soil analysis. Lecture-based learning mainly in Japanese contains explanation of basic analyses for physical, chemical and biological properties of soil, and also instrumental analysis, which include principles, actual measurement methods and data analysis to give practical knowledge which is required for appropriate assessment and management of soil environments.  
Class Schedule 1. Introduction
2. Soil physical analysis
3. Soil chemical analysis
4. Instrumental analysis 1
   Atomic adsorption spectrophotometry
5. Instrumental analysis 2
   Gas chromatography
6. Instrumental analysis 3
    Liquid chromatography
7. Instrumental analysis 4
   Mass spectrometry 
Handouts given
PC or AV used in
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Students should read to understand handouts given and join to discuss. 
Grading Method Report (50%), asking and discussing (50%) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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