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Soil Ecology

Seeks to promote an understanding of the importance of soil biota among ecologists, soil scientists, and members of related disciplines

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About us

The Soil Ecology Section of the Ecological Society of America seeks to promote an understanding of the importance of soil biota among ecologists, soil scientists, and members of related disciplines, to encourage education and research in soil ecology, to sponsor meetings and publications for the communication of research and educational activities in soil ecology, and to increase student participation in the Society.

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Section Leadership

Section Leadership

ESA Soil Ecology Section Officers, 2017-2019:
Dr. Christopher Schadt, Chair, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Dr. Daniel Stover, Vice-Chair, US Department of Energy
Dr. Lydia Zeglin, Secretary, Kansas State University
Dr. André Franco, Early Career Representative, Colorado State University

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2018 Annual Meeting in Review

2018 Annual Meeting in Review

Thanks for a successful 2018 ESA meeting in New Orleans! Soil ecology is intertwined with many other ecological subdisciplines, and underlies a large component of new ecological research in 2018: nearly 700 abstracts this year mentioned soil! If you’re interested in soil ecology, but weren’t able to check out all of this work, you may review this list of soil-related presentations at the 2018 ESA Annual Meeting. CONGRATULATIONS to this year’s award winners!

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