Alberta Soil Science
Workshop 2017

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15th to 17th, 2017

What is Soil Health? Concepts to Applications


Coast Hotel
Lethbridge, Alberta
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The 2017 sessions will be:

  • -Technology and Soil Science
  • -Land Reclamation
  • -Land Use
  • -Soil Fertility
  • -Forest, Wetland and Riparian Soils

The agenda and presentations summaries are not yet available.

Abstract Submission

Please apply to present via the Abstract Submission Template. The deadline to submit is January 15th, 2017.

Travel Assistance

Student travel assistance is available: To apply, please download the request form.


Professional Development for Soil Scientists and Students

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Oral and poster presentations include: keynote papers focussed on the workshop theme, technical papers within four distinct fields, and volunteer papers. Currently the five technical groups are: Land Use, Soil Fertility, Land Reclamation, Forest, Riparian and Wetland Soils and Pedogenesis and Soil Inventory.


Regional Interaction

The Alberta Soil Science Workshop is held to facilitate regional interaction among professionals in soil science. Typically 100 to 150 participants gather for a 1 to 2 day program.



Workshop participants include a diversity of professionals from private industry (e.g. consultants in agronomy, pedology, reclamation, remediation, and environmental services; chemists from commercial analytical laboratories), government (federal, provincial, municipal) and academia (universities and colleges).


Student Support

The workshop is graduate student-friendly, providing an excellent opportunity to enhance presentation skills in a supportive setting (travel bursaries are available for out-of-town students; awards are made for the best student presentations).

Alberta's Soil Science Symposium since 1962

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