SEESOIL is a regional group of the British Society of Soil Science (BSSS), covering south east England and East Anglia, although it welcomes members from all over the country. The current committee members are based at University of Reading, Cranfield University and Forest Research (Surrey). We are now seeking nominations for a new student representative to join the SEESOIL committee.
The British Society of Soil Science is pleased to announce that the 2015 Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday 26th November at the Royal College of Physicians in Central London, United Kingdom.
More details will be available shortly but please note the date in your diary now!
The British Society of Soil Science is pleased to support a "Soil Culture residency" at Hannahs at Seale-Hayne in Newton Abbot, Devon United Kingdom.
Applications are now invited from artists who would like to be ionvolved with the project. More details can be found here
Soapbox Science is an annual public science communication event that brings cutting-edge science to the public, in an accessible, fun, free and un-intimidating way. Unlike other science events, a ‘Soapbox’ audience will not have necessarily planned to come and learn about science – rather, they happen across a bunch of world-class scientists as they stroll down the streets!
NASA successfully launched its first Earth satellite designed to collect global observations of the vital soil moisture hidden just beneath our feet.
The Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) observatory, a mission with broad applications for science and society, lifted off at 6:22 a.m. PST (9:22 a.m. EST) Saturday from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, on a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket.