The American Geophysical Union (AGU) is accepting abstracts for a session entitled, Advances in Soil Health: Characterizing the Biogeophysical Components of Sustained Productivity in Managed Soils, for its Fall Meeting 2019.
B005 – Advances in Soil Health: Characterizing the Biogeophysical Components of Sustained Productivity in Managed Soils
Soil management practices that enhance organic matter content, minimize disturbance, and promote soil biology are increasingly viewed as critical strategies to both sequester carbon and improve soil productivity. This session will explore how soils change mechanistically under conservation practices, the implications of those changes for the productivity of working lands, and impacts on elemental budgets at farm- to global-spatial scales.
The session welcomes contributions that advance the scientific underpinnings of the soil health concept. Topics may include: links between soil physical and microbial community development, pore versus aggregate perspectives on soil structural development, soil impacts of pesticides and other inputs, and greenhouse gas implications of improved soil health. Contributions across the physical, biological, and geochemical disciplines of soil health are welcome.
For information on writing the abstract, link here. https://eos.org/agu-news/a-guide-to-writing-an-agu-abstract
To submit an abstract, link here. https://www2.agu.org/en/Fall-Meeting/Pages/Submit-an-abstract