ELS 2014 - the Earth Living Skin: Soil, Life and Climate Changes

Dates: 
Sunday, September 21, 2014 to Thursday, September 25, 2014
Location: 
Nova Yardinia, Castellaneta Marina (TA), Italy

ELS 2014 - the Earth Living Skin: Soil, Life and Climate Changes is the first Conference of a Series organized under the auspices of the Soil System Sciences Division of the European Geosciences Union. ELS 2014 will be held next 21 – 25 September 2014 in Nova Yardinia, Castellaneta Marina (TA), Italy.

The Conference Series set  up the ambitious goal of studying soils as the main environmental interface where atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere and geosphere design and model incredible living systems with time. ELS 2014 aims to gather the thoughts and the findings of scientists coming from all the different disciplines related to the soil systems: soil science, geomorphology, biogeochemistry, hydrological sciences, climatology and natural hazards only to mention the main ones. Scientists and researchers with a temporary or consolidated interest for these fields of science are warmly invited to participate to this Conference, to bring their knowledge or their doubts, thus contributing to create a permanent forum of stimulating scientific debates.

The scientific program will be structured according to the proposed sessions, open to contribution till October 2013. In November the call for abstracts will be launched till February 2014. Please visit our web site at www.els2014.eu and kindly propose sessions, special events, technical meetings, short courses as well as social activities, send abstracts in and join us in Italy in 2014.