A Practical Introduction to Soils in Great Britain

10 - 11 April 2024

If you are working in a land-based industry and 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.