Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory

The Summer Soil Institute at Colorado State University

Soil AggregatesColorado State University
Fort Collins, CO
June 11-24, 2017

Gain an integrated perspective with world-renowned faculty to address critical questions using current analytical techniques, experimental approaches, and instructional models.  This year's guest lecturer is Ruben Kretzschmar.

What are the physical, chemical and biological components of soil? What do molecular techniques tell us about soil biodiversity? How does soil chemistry affect carbon and nutrient cycling? How are soil processes affected by global change?

The Summer Soil Institute is designed for graduate students, post-docs, professionals, faculty, and K-12 teachers. Located at the confluence of the Rocky Mountains and the Great Plains.

The course is limited to a maximum of 24 students. Tuition is $2,250 for students, $3,000 for non-students (academic, govt, federal, teachers) and $5,000 for corporate participants. A limited number of scholarships will be awarded to support tuition costs.  Application deadline extended until April 30th.

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2014 Summer Soil Participants

Thanks to the following sponsors for their generous support:

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