The Korean Society of Soil Science and Fertilizer will host the 20th World Congress of Soil Science (WCSS), which will take place under the theme, ‘Soils Embrace Life and Universe.' The Congress will be held in commemoration of the 90th Anniversary of the International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS). It will address a range of topics focused on soil in space and time; soil properties and processes; soil use and management; and the role of soils in sustaining society and the environment. The Congress will include symposiums and oral sessions on the Global Soil Partnership (GSP), Soil Information and Food Security, and Soils for Peace, among other topics, as well as poster sessions, a soil parade and other events.
dates: 8-13 June 2014 location: Jeju City, Jeju (Cheju-Do), Republic of Korea www: http://www.20wcss.org/