ESBN Pleanary 2005

2005: Plenary Meeting and Launch of the Soil Atlas of Europe , London 17 - 19/10/2005


Monday 17/10/2005, Location: Smeaton Room, 1 Great George Street

Time Presentation Title Speaker
10:00 Welcome and introduction Arwyn Jones
10:30 Report of Steering Committee Mark Kibblewhite
14:00 European Environment Agency (EEA) update Ronan Uhel
14:30 Working group reports and discussion:Digital Mapping Working Group (DMWG) Endre Dobos
15:30 Creation of a ESBN working group on land degradation Pandi Zdruli
16:30 Digital Soil Archive Peter Bullock
17:00 European Soil Summer School: Report for 2005 Erika Micheli
17:20 Status of Danube Basin project Beata Houskova
17:35 European Society for Soil Conservation Jose Luis Rubio, President ESSC
17:50 Briefing on Soil Atlas of Europe Launch Event Arwyn Jones

 

Tuesday 18/10/2005 (Morning) - Launch of the Soil Atlas of Europe , Location: Telford Theatre, 1 Great George Street 

Time Presentation Title Speaker
10:00 Welcome on behalf of DG JRC Prof Manfred Grasserbauer, Director EC-JRC-IES
10:10 Keynote address Lord Bach of Lutterworth Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Lords) (Sustainable Farming and Food) DEFRA, UK
10:30 Reply & supporting activities of the European Soil Bureau Network (ESBN) Professor Mark Kibblewhite, Chairman of ESBN
10:50 Soil Protection in the European Union Dr. Michael Hamell, 
EC DG Environment
11:10 Presentation of the Soil Atlas of Europe Arwyn Jones, DG JRC
11:25 Soil Maps of Africa DVD Senthil Selvaradjou, DG JRC
11:40 World Soil Survey Archive Catalogue (WOSSAC) Stephen Hallett 
NSRI Cranfield University

Tuesday 18/10/2005 (Afternoon), Location: Grange Langham Court Hotel, 31 Langham Street, Soil Information Working Group (SIWG)

Time Presentation Title Speaker
14:30 Working group reports:Soil Information Working Group (SIWG) Wolf Eckelmann
15:00 Soil Erosion bob Jones
15:15 Soil Organic Matter decline Mark Kibblewhite
15:30 Salinization György Varallyay
15:45 Compaction Christine Le Bas
16:00 LandSlides Baritz, Carre
16:15 Auxiliary Data Stanislaw Bialousz

 All the SIWG presentations may be downloaded here (Size: 47 MB)


Tuesday 18/10/2005 (Afternoon), Location: Grange Langham Court Hotel, 31 Langham Street

Time Presentation Title Speaker
16.30 Organic Matter changes in UK soil Guy Kirk, NSRI
17:00 Soil sampling protocol for organic carbon stocks in mineral soils of the European Union Nicola Filippi
17:30 CAMEO Life Project Michael Lane, Syngenta
18:00 SPADE II Update John Hollis, NSRI
18:15 Environment and Soil Management Award W. Blum

 

Wednesday 19/10/2005, Location: Grange Langham Court Hotel, 31 Langham Street 

Time Presentation Title Speaker
9:30 EU soil regions map Rainer Baritz, BGR
10:00 ENVASSO update Bob Jones
10:30 EUSOILS: European Soil Portal Panos Panagos
14:30 Next steps for the Atlas Arwyn Jones
14:50 Publications of the ESB Bob Jones
15:15 Updating the European Soil Database Arwyn Jones, Bob Jones

 All the presentations can be downloaded here (Size: 292 MB)

 

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