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Wageningen Soil Conference 2019 (WSC2019)

Wageningen Soil Conference “Understanding soil functions: from ped to planet” August 27-30th, 2019, Wageningen, The Netherlands

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Come to the AGU ISMC Meeting 9th Dec.

Come to the ISMC Meeting on Sunday Dec. 9th, 2018. 10am - 4pm. Presentations are also possible - submit by e-mail to r.baatz @ fz-juelich.de

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Submit to EGU 2019

Submit your EGU abstract to one of five ISMC supported Sessions

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9th PEDOFRACT July 2019 Conference in Barco de Avila, Spain

Please accept the invitation to the 9th PEDOFRACT Conference with the general topic “Advances in soil scaling: theories, techniques and applications” be held at Barco de Ávila (Spain) on July 9th-12th, 2019.

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Syvitski Student Modeler Competition 2019

Deadline for application: January 7th, 2019. Submission details below. If you have completed an outstanding research project in 2018 which involved developing an earth science model, a modeling tool or module linking technology, you qualify to compete for this award!

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Soil Works on 28 Jan. 2019 (BE)

Sign up before December 19th at soilworks2019.weebly.com

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SoPhie - Soil Hydro-Physics Data - next workshop in Gembloux - 30 Jan 2019

SoPhie supports the realisation of qualified soil hydro-physics (SHP) data, highly needed in EU policy making, coming from EU-wide agreed, preferred, and innovated cost-effective laboratory- and field methods, accomplished through international collaboration

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Award winners

Congratulations to the award winners!

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Enabling FAIR Data

Copernicus updates its data policy and author guidelines.

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ISMC at AGU 2018 and AGU's Soil SWIRL

Join us at the ISMC Meet-up on Sunday Dec. 9th, 2018. Also we inform you on the AGU Soil SWIRL

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Call for Soil Hydraulic data!

Building on successful experience of the SWIG database. Publish your soil hydraulic data with us.

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21st World Congress Soil Science 2018 - IUSS

From 12-17th August - the 21st World Congress of Soil Science (WCSS) was hosted by Brazil

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Conference Programme and Important Updates

We expect an exciting modeling focussed conference! Each session has reserved plenty of time for discussion between speakers and audience! Looking forward to three intensive days!

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Call for Award Nominees: Advances in Soil Modeling (extended)

towards the Rien van Genuchten Award and ISMC Early Career Award for outstanding contributions to the understanding of flow and transport processes in soils. It is dedicated to recognizing outstanding scientific achievements made by well-established researchers in the field of soil and vadose zone sciences.

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Soil Water Infiltration Global (SWIG) database published

ISMC is happy to share this awesome data collection. The brand new global database will enhance parameterization of phyiscally realistic global land surface modeling.

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ISMC on Twitter; EGU2019 - Call-for-session-proposals; AGU approaching

The ISMC has recently joint Twitter; EGU2019 - Call-for-session-proposals by 8th Sep. and AGU is approaching

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Abstract submission extended to Jul .15th - ISMC Conference

Abstract submission extended to 15th July. Conference on new perspectives in soil modeling.

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TERENO International Conference 2018

From 8th to 12th of October 2018, the 2nd international TERENO conference will take place in Berlin, organized by the UFZ and TERENO. Abstracts due 22nd June!

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ISMC Conference & Award. Abstracts deadline Jun. 15

The abstract submission deadline for the ISMC Conference is approaching (June 15); and 31st August is deadline for nominations for the Rien van Genuchten Award for advanced modeling of soil processes & ISMC Early Career Award

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Workshop on benchmarking models of root system architecture

Summary of 1 day workshop on 17th May 2018, Jülich, on benchmarking models of root system architecture, root water uptake, and nutrient uptake.

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DAISY Model Short Course 27-30. Aug. 2018

Short course on DAISY agro-ecological model. Instructors: Efstathios Diamantopoulos, Merete Elizabeth Styczen and Per Abrahamsen; 27-31 August 2018;

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Hydrophysical Database for Brazilian Soils

HYBRAS gathers water retention data in a wide suction range (0-15000 cm) of Brazilian soils - open access

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Pan-African Soil Challenge (PASCAL)

Workshop in High-Performance Computing (3 days) and Vadoze Zone processes (2 days); attractive side programme; Nov. 26-30, 2018; Register by June 30, 2018

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EGU Session summary

On-going activities discussed and new links amongst soil scientists established

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ISMC Conference: New perspectives on soil models (Nov. 5-7, 2018)

Seven sessions highlight the advances in soil modeling during the ISMC Conference 2018. Nov. 5-7, 2018 at Wageningen University and Research. Call for abstracts. Abstract submission open from 30th April - 15th June 2018

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ISMC open meeting @ EGU2018 Tue. 10/4/2018

ISMC Open Splinter Meeting to discuss on past and future activities of the ISMC. Time & place: Tue, 10 Apr, 17:30–19:00 / Room 0.16 at the EGU Austria Center Vienna

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Global Symposium on Soil Pollution (FAO)

Register until 8 April 2018 to the Global Symposium on Soil Pollution (GSOP18) at FAO headquarters, Rome, from 2 to 4 May 2018. Outcomes will provide scientific evidence to support actions and decisions to prevent and reduce soil pollution for increased food security and nutrition, and ecosystem services, and promote the remediation of polluted sites.

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OLAM-SOIL modeling workshop @EGU

Linking OLAM (Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Model) with an Advanced Soil Modeling Platform (ASMP) for soil-centered representation of large-scale land-atmosphere interactions. Date: Sunday 8th April, 9am-5pm; part of the EGU meeting

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Join CZO/LTER/NEON/ISMC Meeting Boulder remotely!

There will be a live stream of our workshop: CZO/LTER/NEON/ISMC WORKSHOP: MODELING THE CRITICAL ZONE; STATE OF THE ART, DATA INTEGRATION, AND FRONTIERS

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New Global Soil Laboratory Network GLOSOLAN runs a survey to collect information on soil laboratories

The newly launched Global Soil Laboratory Network GLOSOLAN under the FAO Global Soil Partnership builds information on soil laboratories globally.

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ISMCs Soil Water Infiltration Global Database now available!

The initiative of the global infiltration database has its first version of SWIG Database online.

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Pedotransfer functions in Earth system science: challenges and perspectives

New ISMC paper in Reviews of Geophysics outlines perspectives of our activity: read the open access paper: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2017RG000581/full

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EGU Soil Root session Call for abstracts

EGU Soil Root session Call for abstracts

Do not miss the deadline for abstracts! Our members of soil root processes organize a session with a nice invitation to send in abstracts.

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Integration of terrestrial observational networks: opportunity for advancing Earth system dynamics modelling

In addition to the interactive webinar we organize this Wednesday 8th November, there is a ESD Journal discussion forum on our paper submission, in collaboration with CZO/LTER/NEON.

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WCSS Rio Conference: Soilscape group joins us, call for abstracts open!

WCSS Rio Conference: Soilscape group joins us, call for abstracts open!

The Rio WCSS Conference brings the inauguration of our IUSS Work Group, and also the joining of the current Soilscape Work Group to our communitty. You can also contribute to this event: send in your abstracts to this event.

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Have we overestimated the contribution of organic matter on soil water retention.

Our colleagues from the University of Sydney published new insights on the relationship between soil OC and available water capacity that contradict earlier assumed controls. This controversial paper can be found in European Journal of Soil Science: doi: 10.1111/ejss.12475

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CZO / LTER / NEON / ISMC Joint Workshop EARLY CAREERS CHALLENGE !

ISMC co-organizes this workshop and each of the organizing networks will invite Early Career candidates to this event; the elected participants will be granted funding for travel and lodging. So, if you’re a young scientist and think this workshop really lines up with your work, please send ISMC office a short application in a few phrases, of what makes you the best ISMC candidate. Selection within 10 days!

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ISMC Pre-AGU Fall Meetings

9-10 December ISMC expert meetings on the global OLAM Soil model and Pedotransfer functions in Earth systems modeling.

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Goldschmidt conference

Soil-Plant Interactions: Experimental and Modelling Approaches

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Please do the Model Survey!

ISMC and CZEN/ILTER organize a survey of models using data from long term and critical zone observatories. If you have used data of CZO or LTER sites in your modeling, we invite you to take part in this survey, which can foster our work on linking data to models. Please do the survey before the end of April!

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Remember to submit your abstract to SOM2017 by 15 April!

6th International Symposium on Soil Organic Matter 3–7 September 2017 • Rothamsted Research • Harpenden (UK)

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Wageningen Soil Conference, submission deadline

Reminder to submit abstracts for the Wageningen Soil Conference, held from 27th to 31st August 2017, at Wageningen University, The Netherlands. The deadline for submitting abstracts has been extended to the 3rd of April.

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Today's Science cover duplicates our homepage

Soil responses to warming tested, the front picture of Science looks like a copy of our new homepage header, so we invite to visit both!

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Soil Science in a Changing World 27-31 AUGUST 2017 WAGENINGEN, THE NETHERLANDS

Wageningen University & Research would like to invite you to the third edition of the Wageningen Soil Conference, to discuss novel insights in (applied) soil science

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Executive Board election closed

The election of chairs for the Science panel is now closed. The new Executive Board will be presented at the EGU Annual Convention 2017 in splinter room 0.15 on Tuesday 25 April from 17:30 – 19:00h, where we will also discuss future ISMC activities. The meeting has the session number SMP4.

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The state and future of U.S. Soils. Framework for a Federal Strategic Plan for Soil Science

Document for Public Comment Product of the Subcommittee on Ecological Systems, Committee on Environment, Natural Resources, and Sustainability of the National Science And Technology Council

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CSDMS STUDENT MODELER COMPETITION AND AWARD

The deadline for the 2017 CSDMS Student Modeler Competition is fast approaching. Applications will be accepted through next Monday, January 9th, 2017.

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Meetings - Reports - Publications
Wageningen Soil Conference 2019 (WSC2019) Dec 15, 2018
Come to the AGU ISMC Meeting 9th Dec. Dec 09, 2018
Submit to EGU 2019 Nov 30, 2018
9th PEDOFRACT July 2019 Conference in Barco de Avila, Spain Nov 29, 2018
Syvitski Student Modeler Competition 2019 Nov 28, 2018
Soil Works on 28 Jan. 2019 (BE) Nov 28, 2018
Announcement for ISMC co-Chair Nov 26, 2018
SoPhie - Soil Hydro-Physics Data - next workshop in Gembloux - 30 Jan 2019 Nov 19, 2018
Award winners Nov 15, 2018
Enabling FAIR Data Nov 13, 2018
ISMC at AGU 2018 and AGU's Soil SWIRL Oct 23, 2018
Call for Soil Hydraulic data! Oct 18, 2018
2019 Soil Systems Travel Award—Deadline: 31 December 2018 Oct 18, 2018
21st World Congress Soil Science 2018 - IUSS Sep 04, 2018
Conference Programme and Important Updates Aug 29, 2018
Call for Award Nominees: Advances in Soil Modeling (extended) Aug 29, 2018
Special Section in Vadose Zone Journal Jul 30, 2018
Soil Water Infiltration Global (SWIG) database published Jul 13, 2018
ISMC on Twitter; EGU2019 - Call-for-session-proposals; AGU approaching Jul 12, 2018
Abstract submission extended to Jul .15th - ISMC Conference Jun 16, 2018
TERENO International Conference 2018 Jun 14, 2018
ISMC Conference & Award. Abstracts deadline Jun. 15 Jun 12, 2018
Workshop on benchmarking models of root system architecture May 22, 2018
DAISY Model Short Course 27-30. Aug. 2018 May 09, 2018
Hydrophysical Database for Brazilian Soils May 09, 2018
Pan-African Soil Challenge (PASCAL) May 07, 2018
EGU Session summary Apr 20, 2018
ISMC Conference: New perspectives on soil models (Nov. 5-7, 2018) Apr 07, 2018
ISMC open meeting @ EGU2018 Tue. 10/4/2018 Apr 07, 2018
Global Symposium on Soil Pollution (FAO) Apr 06, 2018
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