Note different scales Functions - Flood protection, clean water, food and carbon storage Rates of loss of arable soils by erosion and degradation exceed rates of soil formation by 1-2 orders of magnitude globally, so current management is unsustainably depleting this resource.
Soils on the government agenda these programmes and wider e.g. SARIC Policy context Defra aspiration Sustainable soils 2030 Scottish Soil Framework • SO1 - Soil organic matter stock protected and enhanced where appropriate • SO2 - Soil erosion reduced and where possible remediated
I am leading the team. Much of my recent experience has been in the contaminated land sector, working in health risk assessment from soil pollutants lots of familiarity working at the academic/regulator/practitioner interface. Anna KE ensuring the uptake of your research findings by the wider community and developing connections to co-develop those findings . Research Officer for a number of European Projects, Office of the Deputy PM, more recently as a consultant to the food industry e.g. sustainable supply chains. Sharon undertook an Agricultural Economics degree at Reading, has worked for Defra and the insurance industry in the past. Key contact for the programme and many of you will have communicated with her recently. Jeremy graduated in Biochemistry undertook a postdoc in the US and in recent years set up his own antique book business. Responsible for website encouraging you all to provide content. I am sure you will find all the team will provide substantial support.
Are there any projects using Defra platforms or plans to do so
Evidence review in a minute Further visits next year Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board
Thresholds and workable ranges for physical and chemical indicators have been developed, but not necessarily related to the delivery of specific ES. What sustainability means for each ESS in each location? SSP can deliver on the first 3
Conference 2015 Day 2
Annual Conference – Day 2