Unexpected culprit: Wetlands as source of methane

20th June 2019

Wetlands are an important part of the Earth's natural water management system. The complex system of plants, soil, and aquatic life serves as a reservoir that captures and cleans water. However, as cities have expanded, many wetlands were drained for construction. In addition, many areas of land in the Midwest were drained to increase uses for agriculture to feed a growing world.

Could you be the new Early Career Member Representative?

17th June 2019

The British Society of Soil Science has an exciting new opportunity available for the Chair of the Early Career Members (ECR) group. Our current ECR Chair Dan Evans announced at the recent ECR Conference in Sheffield that "the role has been the highlight of his career to date and was a wonderful opportunity to promote soil science to those at the beginning of their professional life".

Special Edition of the European Journal of Soil Science 8th ISMOM Symposium

14th June 2019

The European Journal of Soil Science (EJSS) has been invited by the organising committee of the 8th ISMOM (International Symposium on Interactions of Soil Minerals with Organic Components and Microorganisms) which will be held in Seville, Spain during  June 23 – 28 2019 (ISMOM 2019) to produce a special issue covering the scientific output from the conference