ESSC 2016 Conference - June 15-18th, 2016
Soil - our common future. The 2016 International Conference of the European Society for Soil Conservation (ESSC) will be celebrated in Cluj Napoca (Romania), 15-18 of June 2016.
The general issue of the Conference “Soils: our common future” stresses that the future of humankind depends on soils and their conservation. Modern society places demands on the soil science community to develop new ideas, new information schemes and new conceptual developments to deal with a new perception of the role of the soils in the global and local functioning of terrestrial ecosystems.
The Conference, that will be celebrated in coincidence with the World Day to Combat Desertification (17 June), is on the way to be a great opportunity for Soil Scientists to stimulate deep reflections on the importance of the soil resource for mankind, paying special attention to the new challenges and opportunities concerning the Soil issues “sensu lato”.