Isu International conference "Soil as an Interlink for the Functioning of Natural and Anthropogenically Transformed Ecosystems"
International conference "Soil as an Interlink for the Functioning of Natural and Anthropogenically Transformed Ecosystems"
6 September 2016

 

 

IV International scientific-practical conference dedicated to the 85th anniversary of the ISU Department of Soil Studies and Land Resources Estimation

"Soil as an Interlink for the Functioning of Natural and Anthropogenically Transformed Ecosystems"
6 - 10 September, 2016

 

The international conference "Soil as an interlink for the functioning of natural and anthropogenically transformed ecosystems» has its fifteen-year history. The first conference was held in 2001, the second – in 2006, the third – in 2011. All the conferences were devoted to the new approaches, methods, promising theoretical developments in the field of fundamental pedology problems, and initiated significant interests of specialists.

 

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM OF THE CONFERENCE

Objective: The conference and conference fieldtrip will provide an opportunity for scientists and researchers to share their achievements and experiences.
There will be three sessions at the conference:
I. Theoretic pedology: genesis, evolution, taxonomic problems
II. Multidisciplinary aspects of pedology, pedology techniques applied in other
scientific-industrial fields.
II. Soil resources and land resources estimation (fertility, degradation, land preservation).
During the conference there will be organized a round-table discussion “Problems of Pedologycal Methodology” and also soil-ecological excursion in Pribaikalie and Lake Baikal shore.
Language of the Conference: Russian and English.
Publications: Proceedings will be provided in Russian with English annotation.

PLACE AND TIME OF CONFERENCE

The conference will be located in Irkutsk, close to Lake Baikal.
Venue: Department of Soil Science and Land Resources Estimation, Faculty of Biology and Soil Studies, Irkutsk State University.
Address: Sukhe-Bator Str. 5, 664011 Irkutsk, Russia. Е-mail: kaf_soil@mail.ru
To learn more please visit the web-site: http://www.isu.ru http://www.biosoil.isu.ru

PROGRAM:

 

6 September - registration, conference opening, plenary sessions, welcome dinner;

 

7 September – workshops, departure for Utulik, the camp on Lake Baikal shore.

 

8 September - field trip to Tunka valley, to Arshan, arrival to the camp.

 

9 September - scientific and educational excursions along the coast of Lake Baikal, a round table, a closing ceremony of the conference.


10 September– departure of participants to Irkutsk

 

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