The Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative and EcoFINDERS are pleased to have hosted the First GSBI Conference - Assessing Soil Biodiversity and its Role for Ecosystem Services, to be held in Dijon, France, December 2-5th, 2014.
The conference provided a venue to meet and discuss current research efforts in soil biodiversity and its links to earth processes, and to promote interdisciplinary collaboration. The goal of this meeting was to promote scientific research on the role of soil biodiversity for ecosystem functions and ecosystem services, and to integrate such understanding into international environmental agendas, sustainable policy and land management decisions.
The conference was chaired by Dr. Diana H. Wall of Colorado State University and Scientific Chair of the GSBI.
Conference program is available here.
Photos from the conference here.