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SSS1.2

Soil Science: Historical and Societal Issues
Convener: Eric C. Brevik 
Oral Programme
 / Tue, 24 Apr, 15:30–17:00 / Room 6
Poster Programme
 / Attendance Tue, 24 Apr, 17:30–19:00 / Hall X/Y
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This session will be open to all topics that address the history of soil science and impacts of soils on society. This will include the history of soil science in various countries, the history of soil science societies, major ideas and advances in soil science, important international exchanges through history, and important individuals in the history of soil science. Historians and sociologists of soil science will be contacted and encouraged to present in this session.
Public information: Important historical and societal issues will be explored in this interdisciplinary session that includes contributions from soil scientists, geologists, geographers, and historians.