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Soil Science

Welcome to the Soil Science Subject Guide!

Image banner of different soils and activities related to soil science

Each tab contains useful information and links for students, faculty, and researchers.

Should you have any questions about the library and the services we offer or if you need research help, please feel free to contact me.

Search McGill's Catalog (WorldCat)


Your search will cover McGill's entire collection of resources:  books, journals, articles, and other resources, in both print or electronic format.

You can also search the library catalogue by subject. The following is a list of example subject headings used in the catalogue:

Soil Chemistry
Soil Conservation
Soil Ecology
Soil Fertility
Soil Management
Soil Pollution
Soil Physics
Soil Science
Soil Classification

Call Numbers

You can also browse the shelves at the following call numbers:

QH 84.8: Soil biology
QH 541.5 S6: Soil ecology
S 590-599.9 Soil science, including:
S 592.16-592.17: Soil classification
S 592.3-592.4: Soil physics
S 592.5-592.6: Soil chemistry
S 596.7-597: Soil-plant relationships
S 622-627: Soil conservation and protection (including soil degradation and erosion)
S 631-667: Fertilizers and improvement of the soil
SD 390-390.43: Forest soils
TD 878-880: Soil pollution


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