Soil Ecosystems

Dates(s)

March 06, 2014 - March 09, 2014

Location

Sacramento, CA

Organizer

Soil Science Society of America

Details/Description

This conference will address soil and its biodiversity as providers of ecosystem services that benefit humankind. Strengths and weaknesses in the state of our knowledge will be evaluated, cross-disciplinary synergies will be encouraged, and research needs will be prioritized to gain understanding of soils’ roles in: • climate change adaptation and mitigation • food and energy security • water protection • biotechnology for human health • ecological sustainability, and • slowing of desertification