Farmers incorporate trees into fields and pastures to earn cash from fruit or wood, increase fodder and shade for livestock, promote soil health or protect against wind or water erosion. In all cases, farmers contribute to climate change mitigation by increasing soil and biomass carbon sequestration.
Long ago, during the European Renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci wrote that we humans "know more about the movement of celestial bodies than about the soil underfoot." Five hundred years and innumerable technological and scientific advances later, his sentiment still holds true.
But that could soon change.
If you are planning to submit an abstract to the BSSS Annual Conference "Managing Soil Resources to Secure Our Future" you must submit it, online, by midnight Thursday 4th July!
We are pleased to announce the 2018 Impact Factors for the two journals published by the British Society of Soil Science.
European Journal of Soil Science - 2.818 (up from 2.644 in 2017). The journal is ranked 12th in the soil science category