Book Launch: The Soils Book of Ireland

This book provides a comprehensive overview of pedology in Ireland. It describes the main soil types of the country, their functions, ecological use, and the conditions to which they were subjected associated with management over time. In addition, it presents a complete set of data, pictures and maps, including benchmark profiles. Factors involved in soil formation are also discussed, making use of new, unpublished data and elaborations. The book was produced with the support and sponsorship of Teagasc, The Agriculture and Food Development Authority, Ireland and the Irish Environmental Protection Agency.

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The Soils Book of Ireland book(Springer) will be launched at the SQUARE Soil Quality Workshop at 15:30 Thursday 28th June at Department of Agriculture Buildings Johnstown Castle Co Wexford.

Admission is free but pre-registration of the workshop is essential – see Square Workshop post for more information.