Spatial datasets for soil in the UK – Scottish Soil Discussion Group (SSDG) and Northern Soil Network (NSN)

Event date: 
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Event venue: 
Life Centre, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4EP, United Kingdom
Event description: 

Event Description:

The Scottish Soils Discussion Group and the Northern Soils Network will be hosting a joint meeting in Newcastle to promote and discuss the range of spatial soils datasets available around the UK, highlighting factors such as licensing and metadata which have an effect on the quality and usefulness of such datasets and the maps and models derived from them.

  • To showcase the range of soil-related datasets currently being used across the UK, particularly relating to modelling, mapping, and visualisation.
  • To provide a forum for people in different organisations to discuss ongoing and future activities (e.g. Digital Soil Mapping) and to develop ideas for future collaboration and research.
  • To increase people’s awareness of differing licensing and metadata issues associated across a range of different organisations.
  • To identify ways in which current work is being used for the benefit of society and in policy development, and how these can be improved in the future.  

The meeting will run from 10am - 4pm at the Life Centre, NewcastleDiscounted parking is available and details will be sent with your joining instructions.

Registration fee includes refreshments and lunch.

BSSS Members -  £15

Non - Members -  £32

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN     Please note: ALL delegates MUST register in advance for this meeting as places are limited.

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