Soil carbon is the largest terrestrial pool of carbon.
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Internat. Decade of Soils
At the conference ‘Celebration of International Year of Soils 2015 – Achievements and Future Challenges’ IUSS President Rainer Horn proclaimed the International Decade of Soils 2015-2024!
Soils within cities - Global approaches to their sustainable management
Edited on behalf of the International Union of Soil Sciences, this book is the result of a joint effort of the international SUITMA (Soils of the Urban, Traffic, Mining and Military Areas) working group of the International Union of Soil Sciences. The book undertakes to shed light on the role and importance of soils in cities, and stresses the need to consider and manage this unique component of the urban ecosystem on our way to build sustainable cities.
27., 28. April 2017
European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2017
Conference website: http://www.egu2017.eu/
Abstract submission: 20 Oct 2016–11 Jan 2017
SSS1.8 The contribution of the Soil Science Societies to scientific knowledge, education and sustainability [download]
SSS4.10 The Role of Soil Enzymes in Biogeochemical Cycling of Terrestrial Ecosystems [download]
SSS6.2/BG9.11 Soil organic matter turnover: from molecules to ecosystems and back again [download]
10., 11., 12. May 2017
European Soil Partnership Plenary meeting