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Soils: The Foundation of Life: Proceedings of a Workshop–in Brief

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Soils: The Foundation of Life

Proceedings of a Workshop–in Brief (2017)
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On World Soils Day, December 5, 2016, the U.S. National Committee for Soil Sciences convened a workshop on Soils: The Foundation of Life in Washington, DC. The purpose of the workshop was to increase awareness of the complexity of the roles and great importance of soils to national security, food and nutritional security, water quality and renewability, climate change mitigation and adaptation, human health, biological diversity, and more. This publication highlights the presentations and discussion of the workshop.

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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2017. Soils: The Foundation of Life: Proceedings of a Workshop–in Brief. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/24866.

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12 pages | 8.5 x 11
DOI: https://doi.org/10.17226/24866
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