Pacific Regional Society of Soil Science – 34th Spring AGM Workshop: Soil Water Dynamics in Urban, Agricultural and Wetland Ecosystems – Mar 25, 2017

The Pacific Regional Society of Soil Science presents their 34th Spring AGM and Workshop: Soil Water Dynamics In Urban, Agricultural and Wetland Ecosystems

Saturday March 25th, 2017 (9AM – 4PM)
University of British Columbia, Vancouver (MacMillan Building – click for a map)

This year’s workshop will draw on the knowledge of expert soil scientists from around the province to discuss issues related to land use management and soil science. Expect engaging seminars, vibrant panel discussions, and plenty of opportunities for networking.

Hans Schreier (Keynote) – Extreme Climatic Events & Land Use Intensification: A New Challenge for Water Management
Geirant Khan – Urban Soil Water Design and Management
Albert Leung and Siddhartho Paul – Irrigation Water Quality and Management on the Fraser Delta
Tom Pypker – Potential Impact of Climate Change on Greenhouse Gas Emissions from sub-Boreal Peatlands
Denise Neilson (Workshop) – The Irrigation Water Demand Model
Melina Biron (Tour) – The Art of Soilless Cultivation – An in-depth look into the inner workings of the greenhouse world and water use systems.

This is a great venue to show off your soil science research in the form of a poster. Prizes will be awarded for the top three choices ($150 for first place, $100 for second place and $50 for third place). All submissions welcome. Email for more info.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN: $70-regular* and $25-students*.

*Your registration fee includes: coffee/refreshments, lunch, and your 2017-2018 membership (Value: $20, Students $10). If you have renewed your membership in 2017, you can register for the workshop only.

We will also be selling some PRSSS merchandise (T-shirts, hats and mugs). If you are interested in purchasing something, make sure to bring some cash!

Please visit the website for more information.

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