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R. Martinho de Mesquita, 129
Bloco 2 - Barra da Tijuca,
Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brazil
CEP: 22620-220
Phone: +55 21 2195-9950

Interdivisional

Division 1: Soil in Space and Time

1.1 - Advances in observation, genesis, classification and mapping of soils
1.2 - Soil data and information for smarter land management
1.3 - Pedodiversity and biodiversity
1.4 - Functional land management: managing soils from ped to planet

 

Division 2: Soil properties and processes

2.1 - The impact of climate change on soils in vulnerable coastal environments
2.2 - Interactions between physical, biological and chemical processes in soil

2.3 - Microbial and nonmicrobial products for multi-use (agriculture, urban, industries, etc)
2.4 - Advanced techniques in soil mineralogy and biological process in mineral formation

 

Division 3: Soil Use and Management

3.1 - Sustainable P fertilizer use in tropical soils
3.2 - Soil fertility management and the African Green Revolution
3.3. - Sustainable soil management
3.4 - Agricultural management to protect soil resource to support a growing population

 

Division 4: The Role of Soils in Sustaining Society and the Environment

4.1 - Soils, Society and Culture: people´s connections to soil.
Conveners: Nikola Patzel (IUSS/DE) and Cristine Muggler (UFV/BR)
Presenters:

a) The unrecognized face of the Earth.
Christian Feller (IRD/FR,

b) Soil Ethics – Soil Care, Beliefs and Values.
Sabine Grunwald (University of Florida/US)

c) Sacred Ploughing and Soil: The Peasant Sovereign in Eastern India.
Milinda Banerjee (LMU/DE and Presidency University/IN)

4.2 - Soil Education and public awareness
Conveners: Eric Brevik (US) and Fabiane Vezzani (UFPR/BR)
Presenters:

a) Some challenges and accomplishments in soil science education: Teaching practices, principles, and beyond. Damien Field (University of Sidney/AU)

b) Soil education in Latin America.
Laura Berta Reyes Sanchez (UNAM/MX) and Cristine Muggler (UFV/BR)

c) Which Public? Audiences of soil communication from an arts and humanities perspective.
Alexandra Toland (DE)

4.3 - Paradigm change in soil science: utopia or reality?
Conveners: Guilherme Sobrinho (Lapsiafro/UFRRJ/BR) and Alexandra Toland (DE)
Presenters:

a) From soil properties to soil functions and beyond: paradigm change in soil science?
Thomas Sauer (NLAE/USDA/US)

b) A Soil Security concept to value ecosystem services.
Cristine Morgan (Texas AM University/US)

c) Cultural patterns of soil understanding.
Nikola Patzel (IUSS/DE)

4.4 - Soil organic matter to secure food and water and the 4 per 1000 initiative
Conveners:  Beata Madari (EMBRAPA/BR)
Presenters:

a) The '4 per 1000 initiative'.
Claire Chenu (FR)

b) ‘4 per mille’ a global persepctive.
Budiman Minasny (University of Sydney/AU)  

c) Agroecology and tropical soils management beyond food security.
Heitor Teixeira, UFV/WUR, BR)

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BRAZILIAN SOIL SCIENCE SOCIETY

LATIN AMERICAN SOIL SCIENCE SOCIETY

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF SOIL SCIENCE

Supported by

FEDERAL RURAL UNIVERSITY OF
RIO DE JANEIRO
THE BRAZILIAN AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CORPORATION - SOILS
NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT
COORDINATION FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF HIGHER LEVEL EDUCATION

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