Evaluation of Soil Organic Matter Balance Methods as Practice-applicable Tools for Environmental Impact Assessment and Farm Management Support (SOMpatic)
Excerpt:An international workshop on the evaluation of soil organic matter balance methods (SOM balances) will take place on 20-22 November, 2013 in Giessen, Germany.
Excerpt:The European Commission has published two reports on the condition of EU soils. This may help resurrect the draft directive on the topic which stalled some years ago in the face of opposition from some of the Member States.
Excerpt:The University of Hohenheim, Germany, is organising a conference on sustainable land use and rural development in mountain areas. This conference takes places in the framework of the "Uplands Program". The deadline for registration is 15 Feburary, 2012.
Excerpt:None of the arguments used by member states to oppose the European Commission's plans for a soil framework directive stands up to scrutiny, according a report recently published by the European Environmental Bureau and the German League for Nature and Environment.
Excerpt:In this conference the importance of soils and soil science for combating the problems that are faced around the globe will be discussed. The first edition of the Wageningen Soil Meetings will address the importance of soil scientific knowledge for global issues. ...
Excerpt:The graduate school Focus on Soils and Water warmly invites PhD-students and researchers to participate in the symposium ‘Ecosystem Services in soil and water research’. The conference aims at encouraging interdisciplinary research as well as education on the topic.