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European Network on Soil Awareness

Conference
19-20 September 2013: €95
at the James Hutton Institute, Aberdeen
for organisations/individuals who are not soil specialists but whose role involves an understanding of soil, for example, planners, education, local authorities
Soil being tipped off a spade

The European Network on Soil Awareness held its third meeting at the James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen from 19-20 September 2013.

The conference was open to both soil specialists with a specific interest in raising awareness of soils as well as other interest groups whose role involves an understanding of specific aspects of soil, for example, planners, education, local authorities and special interest groups. An opportunity for exchanging ideas and experiences of engagement with soils at different levels.

Speaker presentations now available

Soil awareness in Europe

Soil awareness around the world

Activities to raise soil awareness in different European countries

Delegates also had the opportunity to find out about research to raise awareness of soils taking place at the James Hutton Institute through the following tours and demonstrations.

  • Visualisation of land use scenarios and flood risk – opportunities for soil awareness
    David Miller, Mark Wilkinson and Gillian Donaldson-Selby
  • The Scottish National Soil Archive
    Willie Towers and David Donnelly

  • Email: info@hutton.ac.uk
  • Phone: +44 (0)844 928 5428
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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.