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    Plenary Meeting and Launch of the Soil Atlas of Europe

    London UK, 17-19/10/2005


    Monday, 17/10/2005

    Smeaton Room, 1 Great George Street

Morning: ESBN Plenary meeting Chair: Arwyn Jones

    10:00 Arwyn Jones Welcome and introduction

    10:15 Arwyn Jones / All Adoption of the agenda

    10:20 Tour de table

    10.30 Mark Kibblewhite Report of Steering Committee

    11:00 Coffee break 11:30 All Discussion on SC report

    12:30 Lunch

    Afternoon: ESBN Plenary meeting Chair: Josef Kozak

14:00 Ronan Uhel European Environment Agency (EEA) update

    EEA Copenhagen 14:30 Endre Dobos Working group reports and discussion:

    All Digital Mapping Working Group (DMWG)

    15:30 Pandi Zdruli Creation of a ESBN working group on land degradation

    16:00 Coffee break

    16:30 Peter Bullock Digital Soil Archive

    17:00 Erika Micheli European Soil Summer School: Report for 2005

    17:20 Beata Houskova Status of Danube Basin project

    17:35 Jose Luis Rubio, European Society for Soil Conservation

    President ESSC 17:50 Arwyn Jones Briefing on Soil Atlas of Europe Launch Event

    18:00 To Hotels


    Plenary Meeting and Launch of the Soil Atlas of Europe

    London UK, 17-19/10/2005

    Tuesday, 18/10/2005

    Telford Theatre, 1 Great George Street

    Morning: Launch of the Soil Atlas of Europe Chair: Sharon Ellis, DEFRA

09:15 Arrival of Participants & coffee

    10.00 Prof Manfred Grasserbauer Welcome on behalf of DG JRC

    Director EC-JRC-IES

    10:10 Lord Bach of Lutterworth Keynote address

    Parliamentary Under-Secretary

    (Lords) (Sustainable Farming and

    Food) DEFRA, UK

    10:30 Professor Mark Kibblewhite Reply & supporting activities of the

    Chairman of ESBN European Soil Bureau Network (ESBN)

    10:50 Dr. Michael Hamell Soil Protection in the European Union

    EC DG Environment

    11:10 Dr Arwyn Jones DG JRC Presentation of the Soil Atlas of Europe

    11:25 Dr Senthil Selvaradjou, DG JRC Soil Maps of Africa DVD

11:40 Dr Stephen Hallett World Soil Survey Archive Catalogue

    NSRI Cranfield University (WOSSAC)

    11:55 Sharon Ellis, DEFRA Closing Remarks

    12:00Buffet Lunch offered by the JRC Distribution of Soil Atlas to -1300 participants

Afternoon: ESBN Plenary meeting (continued) Chair: W. Blum

    [Note change of venue to the Titchfield Suite, Grange Langham Court Hotel,

    31 Langham Street]

    14:15 Mark Kibblewhite, Michael ESBN actions to support EU soil protection

    Hamell (DG ENV) legislation

    15:00 Wolf Eckelmann Working group reports:

    All Soil Information Working Group (SIWG)

    16:00 Coffee break

    16:30 Guy Kirk, NSRI Organic Matter changes in UK soil

    17:00 Winfrid Blum, Nicola Filippi Soil sampling protocol for organic carbon stocks in

    mineral soils of the European Union

    17:30 Michael Lane, Syngenta CAMEO Life Project

    18:00 John Hollis, NSRI SPADE II Update

    18:15 W. Blum Environment and Soil Management Award

    18:30 Return to Hotels

19:30 Social Dinner at Grange Langham Court Hotel Offered by the JRC


    Plenary Meeting and Launch of the Soil Atlas of Europe

    London UK, 17-19/10/2005

    Wednesday, 19/10/2005

    Titchfield Suite, Grange Langham Court Hotel, 31 Langham Street

    Morning: ESBN Plenary meeting Chair: Henrik Madsen

09:10 Arrival and Coffee

    09:30 Rainer Baritz, BGR EU soil regions map

    10:00 Bob Jones ENVASSO update

    10:30 Panos Panagos, JRC EUSOILS Web Site

    11:00 Coffee break

    11:30 All Reflections

    12:00 To be arranged Future organization of ESBN:

    All Steering Committee & Working Groups

    12:20 All What to do next

    12:30 Lunch

    Afternoon: ESBN Plenary meeting final session Chair: Arwyn Jones

14:30 Arwyn Jones Next steps for the Atlas

    14:50 Bob Jones Publications of the ESB

    15:15 Arwyn Jones, Bob Jones Updating the European Soil Database

    15:30 Arwyn Jones Conclusions

    16:00 Close of meeting and Coffee

    S&W IES JRC Ispra


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