There are over 100,000 different types of soil in the world.
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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.
23. March 2017
GSOC17 – Global Symposium on Soil Organic Carbon
Symposium website: http://www.fao.org/about/meetings/soil-organic-carbon-symposium/en/
The deadline for abstract submission is January 31, 2017!
30., 31. March 2017
17th Annual Conference of Ethiopian Society of Soil Science (ESSS)
Addis Ababa, Ethopia
Theme: Unlocking the potential of Ethiopian soils for achieving Sustainable Development Goals
Deadline for abstract submission: 31st January 2017
Conference poster: http://iuss.boku.ac.at/files/esss_revisedposter_2017.pdf