BSSS Fellow Wayne Borden has written an obituary following the passing of one of the original society members Dr Peter Le Mare
Save the date!
The British Society of Soil Science (BSSS) and The British Grassland Society (BGS) are planning a Winter Meeting for March 2019. The meeting Improving grassland performance: managing soil structure and organic matter will be held on 19th March at the Arden Hotel near the NEC in Birmingham.
More details can be found here
Please see a final View Point from outgoing President of the International Union of Soil Sciences Professor Rattan Lal
Dr Brian Reid delivered the 2018 Christmas Lecture at the University of East Anglia "Mudlarks and Monarchs! Glorious Mud!"
You can watch the presentation here
Professor Sacha Mooney (Professor in Soil Physics & Head of Division of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Science) became President of the Society on 1st January 2019 taking over from Professor Wilfred Otten (Professor of Soil Biophysics, Cranfield University). Professor Liz Baggs stands down from Board and Council after six years of service and Dr Bruce Lascelles (Business Director - Environmental Planning at Arcadis) joins the Board as Incoming President.