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dc.creatorBasta, Nicken_US
dc.identifier.citationEngaged Scholars, v. 4 (2016).en_US
dc.descriptionIMPACT. 1: Students learn innovative soil physical, biological, and chemical assessment techniques and how to make management recommendations based on the results. -- 2. The City of Columbus receives detailed site assessments and recommendations, improving their knowledge of Columbus soil resources. -- 3. Potential lot reuse options are enhanced and refined based on student-led assessments and reports.en_US
dc.descriptionOSU PARTNERS: School of Environment and Natural Resources; College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciencesen_US
dc.descriptionCOMMUNITY PARTNERS: City of Columbus Land; Redevelopment Officeen_US
dc.descriptionPRIMARY CONTACT: Nick Basta (
dc.description.abstractThis course offers an innovative, collaborative partnership between The Ohio State University and the City of Columbus. Students use a comprehensive soil contaminant and soil health assessment framework to evaluate land suitability for food production. Students write professional reports which are shared with The City of Columbus Land Redevelopment Office and project partners, including Mid-Ohio Food Bank. This class provides a model approach for building food security in the community through effective soil management.en_US
dc.publisherOhio State University. Office of Outreach and Engagementen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries4th Annual Engagement Forum. The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, May 3, 2016.en_US
dc.titleUrban Soil Assessment and Restoration (ENR 5279): OSU Student Education and Immersion to Help Columbus Grow Betteren_US

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