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Czech national soil conference "Pedologické dny"
Czech Society of Soil Science organizes annually a national conference (with possible international participation) Pedologické dny ("Soil Science Days"). More then 100 soil scientists, pedologists and people dealing with soil protection, conservation, evaluation etc., are coming every year to listen to specialised lectures on research and new developments in soil science. In recent years, the conference has a special topic:
2001: Soil, its functions, properties and taxonomy in agricultural and forest landscape
2002: Soil degradation
2003: Protection and exploitation of soil in alluvial areas
All the contributions, both oral and poster presentations, are published in the form proceedings. In addition to the scientific sessions, a field trip is organised the second day of the meeting.
Czech participation on the 17th World Congress of Soil Science, Bangkok, Thailand
Twelve Czech soil scientists participated on the 17th World Congress of Soil Science in Bangkok, Thailand, August 14-17, 2002:
Czech participats presented 8 posters and one oral presentation in different sessions, covering thus a wide range of topics:
Czech soil science was active also in the elections of the officials of the International Union of Soil Sciences:
Taxonomic soil classification system of the Czech Republic
Authors: Jan Němeček et al.
Published by: ČZU Praha & VÚMOP Praha, 2001
You can order it at Department of Soil Science and Geology, Czech University of Agriculture in Prague (Czech only, with English summary)
tel.: +420-220 921 642, +420-224 382 756; fax: +420-234 381 836
International Conference of the Czech Society of Soil Science 2001
In September 16 and 20, 2001, the International Conference of the Czech Society of Soil Science and the Joint Meeting of the Czech Society of Soil Science and the Soil Science Society of America with general theme "Soil Science: Past, Present and Future" was held in Prague. More information was published in the journal Rostlinná výroba CD with Proceedings of the conference is available from the secretary of the CSSS (see Contacts).