International Global Soil Carbon Workshop will be held here next summer

The UW-Madison will be  hosting the International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS) Global Soil Carbon Workshop next spring. The event will be held June 3—6, 2013 in the Microbial Sciences Building. Some details are available at The local organizing committee includes Bill Bland (Chair), Birl Lowery, Kevin McSweeney, Pat Leavenworth, Bob Murphy, Erika Marina-Spiotta, Alfred Hartemink and and Leah Leighty. Currently, the group is accepting expressions of interest. Registration is expected to open late this fall/early winter. For more information contact Alfred Hartemink at 263-4947 or