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USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service updated soil data for 2,706 soil survey areas

22nd October 2015

Lincoln, Neb.—On October 20, 2015, the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) updated soil data for 2,706 soil survey areas. The spatial (soil polygons, lines and points) and tabular (physical and chemical properties data and interpretive information) for all soil survey areas are available free from Web Soil Survey (WSS) at http://websoilsurvey.nrcs.usda.gov/app/.


Grant available for 2016 European Society for Soil Conservation Conference, June 2016

21st October 2015

The European Society of Soil Conservation (ESSC) is offering 2 grants of 500 euros (each) to 2 young researchers (under 35 years old) to support their participation in the ESSC International Conference in Romania in June 2016.

Application for the grant must be made by 31st January 2016. The application form is here

 


Dr Jack Hannam to represent Society at Westminster Discussion Meeting - 3rd November 2015

16th October 2015

Dr Jack Hannam (Senior Research Fellow in Pedology at Cranfield University) will be representing the British Society of Soil Science at "Are We Looking After Our Soil?", a discussion meeting organised by the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee on Thursday 3rd November 2015 from 5.30pm.


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