JRC IES will chair a session on Soil during the AAAS Annual Meeting, which will take place in Vancouver, Canada, from the 16th to 20th of February 2012.
The meeting will tackle the following issue: "Flattening the World: Building the 21st Century Global Knowledge Society".
The JRC-IES scientist Luca Montanarella will organise and moderate the session on "Northern Soils: What If They Thaw", as part of the 'Climate Change in Northern Latitudes' Seminar.
The speakers will be:
- Luca Montanarella (JRC-IES) on “What Lies Beneath the Soils of the Northern Circumpolar Region?”
- Charles Tarnocai (Research Scientist, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Research Branch) and Philippe Ciais (Lab. des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement IPSL / CEA CNRS UVSQ) on “Frozen soil carbon and its impact on climate change”