Vienna: EGU General Assembly

Dear representatives of National and Regional Soil Science Societies,

At the EGU General Assembly in Vienna from April 23-28, 2017, together with WASWC, ESSC and SSSA, IUSS will organise the session ‘The contribution of the Soil Science Societies to scientific knowledge, education and sustainability’ in the programme ‘SSS1 – History, Education and Society of Soil Science, Taxonomy’ of the Division SSS – Soil System Sciences. For more details on the session:

IUSS kindly invites you and the members of your society to contribute to this session with oral and poster presentations.

Contributions demonstrating good examples of capacity building, soil awareness and knowledge transfer to different target groups are welcome. In particular, contributions that show new educational approaches, cooperation with other disciplines and efforts to improve sustainability are of interest.

The call for abstracts is open until 11 January 2017.

Call for abstracts:

Read more about EGU 2017:

Best regards,

Sigbert Huber


Sigbert Huber
Secretariat of International Union of Soil Sciences

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