1. Climate change, soil organic carbon and soil degradation processes
    2. Soil and water conservation practices
    3. Hydrological processes on soil and water  conservation
    4. Evaluation and modeling soil and water degradation processes
    5. Methodological advances in the evaluation of soil and water degradation processes
    6. Reclamation of degraded soils and waters. Use of amendments.
    7. Sedimentation processes. Causes and effects
    8. Salinization and contamination of soils and waters
    9. Socio-economical factors in soil and water conservation
    10. Miscellaneous

(The Scientific Sessions of the Conference will correspond to some of these or other topics, depending on the number of submitted and accepted papers on each one.)

(based on previously written documents by a selected international group of experts)

  1. Analysis and recommendations to change present limitations for the study and research of soil and water degradation processes and in the application of prevention and remediation practices.
  2. Analysis of present and future previewed effects of global changes on soil and water degradation processes and effects on food and water supply to the increasing world population, and on the environmental degradation and natural disasters.
  1. Abstracts have to be originally submitted in a short version (see instructions).
  2. The short abstracts are only intended to select the communications, allocate them to the appropriate sessions and assign them as poster or oral communication.
  3. One presenting author may submit two abstracts
  4. The short abstracts must be submitted online no later than 30/11/2016.
  5. The presenting author will be notified the final decision regarding the acceptance or rejection of the abstract, and the form of presentation, latest 15/01/2017.
  6. Each accepted abstract will be assigned a number. Please refer to this number in any correspondence.
  7. The presenting authors of the accepted abstracts must proceed to write extended version of the abstracts (see instructions).
  8. The extended abstracts must be submitted online the latest 31/03/2017, to be included in the program of the conference.
  9. Linguistic accuracy is the responsibility of the author, and the abstracts will be reproduced exactly as submitted.
  10. Previous or simultaneous payment of registration fees will be required for the extended abstracts to be accepted and included in the program of the conference.
  11. English will be the working language, being obligatory for all oral presentations. English, Spanish and Portuguese languages may be used for poster presentations, with an abstract in English required in all cases. There will not be simultaneous translations.