Located on campus at Stirling University ahead of the World Congress of Soil Science 2022, this two-day training programme comprises classroom and field-based training offering plenty of opportunity to grow your knowledge base, skills, and professional network.
The training is comprised of morning lectures in a classroom environment followed by afternoon field trips designed to illustrate themes and topics explored in the lectures.
For both days, there will be lunch provided, breaks with complimentary refreshments, and transport to and from field locations. Prices do not include overnight accommodation.
28 July 2022 – 9am to 5pm
Guest Speaker – Farming in Scotland: National Farmers Union of Scotland
Lecture One – Brown Earths in Scotland: Formation, description, identification, and functionality
Lecture Two – Peat Bogs in Scotland: Formation, description, identification, and functionality
Lecture Three - Podzols in Scotland: Formation, description, identification, and functionality
Field Trip – Flanders Moss and Valley bottom Gleysol
29 July 2022 – 9am to 5pm
Guest Speaker – Climate Change and Carbon Offsetting: Use and misuse of the carbon offsetting concepts
Lecture One – WRB Soil Classification Concepts: Structure, diagnostics, and descriptors
Lecture Two – USDA Soil Classification Concepts: Structure, diagnostics, and descriptors
Lecture Three - Soil Functionality Concepts: Linking soil characteristics to multiple ecosystem functions and services
Field Trip – Forest Podzols and soil formation factors at Dumyat
Please register online to book your place and receive an invoice for the registration fee.
We are delighted to advise that on receipt of payment, all non-member registrants will be provided with complimentary Associate membership of the British Society of Soil Science for the remainder of 2022, expiring on 14 January 2023.
If you have any questions, please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please view the cancellation policy for this event here.