Soil System Sciences

Open call for scientific sessions (EGU 2014) and more from the Soil System Sciences Division

EGU flags at the 2013 General Assembly (Credit: Sue Voice). Original image:

From April 27th to May 2nd 2014 the EGU 2014 will be held in Vienna. See here more information

The Scientific sessions that will be held in Vienna are being uploaded now, and they will be reviewed and approved in the next council meeting of the EGU (Munich, October 10-12th 2013).

The Soil System Sciences Division wish to organize a program that will be diverse, scientifically sound and profitable for the attendees. And you can contribute to this purpose.

Until September 13th you are invited to propose scientific sessions, but please, check the 92 sessions already submitted (click here).

The accepted session will be published in October, and you will have the chance to upload your abstracts until January 16th 2014 (November 29th 2013 for support applications. Click here for more information.

The SSS Division also offer you the chance to publish in our newsletter and blog: This is a great opportunity to disseminate your research topic and findings.

If you have any doubt about the session proposal or if you wish to collaborate with the SSS you can contact the president of the SSSD at or


This post was also published simultaneously in G-Soil.

Antonio Jordán is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Seville and coordinator of the MED Soil Research Group. Antonio’s research focusses on rainfall-induced soil erosion processes, the effects of wildfires on soil properties and soil degradation in Mediterranean areas. He is an active members of the Soil System Sciences (SSS) Division of the European Geosciences Union (EGU), which coordinates the scientific programme on soil sciences.