Skip navigation

BSSS Practical Introduction to Soils in Great Britain

Event by: BSSS

Event Summary

If you would like to improve your soil investigation and description skills, this course is for you.

This two-day training course is led by a team of national experts in soil description, mapping and classification. You will learn how soils form, why they differ from one place to another, and why and how they are classified. You will also find out about the key hard-copy and digital sources of information on the soils of England and Wales.

You will learn how to identify and record key soil properties, such as texture and structure, and then be taken into the field to practice your newly-acquired skills. On the second day, you will be able to study a range of different soil types with guidance from the experts.

If you are a CEnv, REnvP or REnvTech, you are eligible to receive a discount on the ticket price. Please contact [email protected] confirming your name and registration number to receive your discount code.


11th – 12th September 2024


Harper Adams University, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 8NB


Register today