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Soils and Biogeochemistry

University of California, Davis

12 months
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26544 USD/year
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About

The Soils and Biogeochemistry Graduate Program at the University of California, Davis, focuses on the study of physical, chemical, and biological processes that occur in the soils of different landforms and ecosystems.

Overview

Key facts

The Soils and Biogeochemistry studies offered by the University of California, Davis, assess the impacts and implications of natural processes and anthropogenic effects, such as climate change, on soil and ecosystem behavior and development. Topics include pesticide and trace element adsorption on surfaces, mineral weathering, fate and transport of native and applied chemicals, soil microbial ecology, fate and emission of greenhouse gases, soil carbon sequestration, nutrient uptake and management, nutrient cycling through managed and wildland ecosystems, organic agriculture, bioavailability of toxic substances, soil erosion, conservation, ecosystem productivity and sustainability, and the study of soil evolution on the landscape. These studies are carried out within a framework of integrating applied chemical, physical, mathematical, and biological sciences.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Principles of Soil Science
  • Soil and Water Chemistry
  • Field Studies of Soil Resources
  • Soil Physics
  • Nutrient Cycling and Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • By the time they enroll, successful applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent that is comparable to a degree from the University of California both in distribution of academic subject matter and in scholarship achievement.
  • UC Davis graduate programs are no longer accepting paper transcripts as a part of the application process.  Instead, all applicants must upload PDF versions of their transcripts or academic records directly to our system. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26544 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    26544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26544 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11442 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Davis

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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