Soil Service partners have contributed to activities and publications concerning the EU Soil Strategy
presented at the roundtable debate
On 23rd and 24th September 2010, the Environment Directorate-General and the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission hosted a conference on the relationship between soil, climate change and biodiversity. Preliminary results from Soilservice was presented and the conference was also the occasion to present the study Soil biodiversity: functions, threats and tools for policy makers carried out on behalf of the Environment Directorate-General and for launching the European Atlas of Soil Biodiversity prepared by the Joint Research Centre, where participants in Soilservice have been involved.
Members from Soilservice will present A computer-aided estimation of Nematode body size and biomass (pdf) on the 11th International Congress on the Zoogeography and Ecology of Greece and adjacent regions.
Soilservice organised a session at a joint meeting of the EURECO-GFOE 2008, in Leipzig, Germany. The topic of our session was:
Agriculture, nature and biodiversity: trade-offs between ecosystem goods and services?
Soil service also participated in ACES "A conference on Ecosystem services" in Florida US, Dec 2008.