THANKS!

The organisers want to thank all those who helped us to make the conference a successful one. We also want to thank all the participants for excellent presentations, a good and inspiring spirit and good company. We will meet again in South Korea in 2014 and/or at the 8th IASSC in 2016!

HEAD ORGANISERS:

The Geological Survey of Finland (GTK)
The Acid Sulfate Soil Working Group (ASS WG) of the International Union of Soil Sciences

 

The 7th IASSC was held in Vaasa, Finland during the last week of August 2012, incl.:

  • a pre-conference tour to the Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
  • welcome reception hosted by the city of Vaasa
  • three days with oral sessions, including a half-day public session, and poster sessions
  • a mid-conference tour to the Söderfjärden impact crater filled with cultivated Acid Sulfate Soil and test fields and the Risöfladan test field 
  • conference dinner at restaurant Strampen
  • two post-conference one-day excursions along the coast (NE) and inland (SE) from Vaasa

We had 112 participants from 10 countries: Finland 76, Sweden 14, Australia 12, USA 2, Nigeria 2, Malaysia 1, Thailand 1, Poland 1, Czech Republic 1, the Netherlands 1, China 1, and 8 accompanying persons. 

Downloads:

The abstracts have been published by the Geological Survey of Finland GTK: (http://arkisto.gtk.fi/op/op56/op_056.pdf)

 Oral presentations

 Mid-conference tour, Guidebook (pdf, 5 MB)

 Post-conference excursions Guidebook (pdf, 14 MB)

 Photos and  Videos

A summary and some presentations will (probably) be published in ASSAY Issue 62 in March 2013: (http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/aboutus/resources/periodicals/newsletters/assay

THANKS!

The organisers want to thank all those who helped us to make the conference a successful one. We also want to thank all the participants for excellent presentations, a good and inspiring spirit and good company. We will meet again in South Korea in 2014 and/or at the 8th IASSC in 2016!

HEAD ORGANISERS:

The Geological Survey of Finland (GTK)
The Acid Sulfate Soil Working Group (ASS WG) of the International Union of Soil Sciences  

Geological Survey of Finland ASS Working Group

In co-operation with:

Åbo Akademi University University of Helsinki Linnaeus University ProAgria
Vasa Yrkeshögskola Yrkeshögskolan Novia
Centre for Economic Development   Finnish Society of Soil Sciences   Agrifood Research Finland Finland's environmental administration

Söderfjärden, meteorite impact crater (6 km across) filled with Acid Sulfate Soil. Site for the mid-conference tour. Vaasa is located in the upper- right corner. © Sundom bygdeförening.