Dissemination and Educational Conference under the patronage of the System Erasmus Project

Soil Classification and Education: The role of soils on urban stormwater management


Date: Pécs, November 10, 2022

Time 11:30

Venue: Testvérvárosok Terei Elementary School Pécs


Dissemination and Educational Conference  


The conference is under the patronage of the System Erasmus Project

Share Your Soils 2019-1-PL01-KA203-065101


Conference programme


Thursday, November 10, 2022,


11:30 – 11:35 – Opening ceremony, welcome lunch (sandwiches)

11:35 – 12:15 – Introduction of the System project. The SYStem soil application and soil database and their development.

12:15 – 12:45 – WRB, Soil Taxonomy or national classification? Which is the Lingua Franca of Pedology? An introduction to soil classification

12:45 – 13:15 – Urban soils, Anthroposols and Technosols in Pécs: Their influence on stormwater runoff in Pécs. Sustainable stormwater management in Pécs supported by a hydrometeorological monitoring network.

13:15 – 13:45 – A simplified guideline to WRB soil classification for general education on soils.

13:45 – 14:00 – Coffee break

14:00 – 14:00 – Adaptation techniques to climate change: Sustainable land use management: The influence of land use types on soil moisture dynamics and runoff properties of loamy soils formed on loess as parent material.  

14:30 – 15:00 – The Soil Omnibus of the SYStem project. A general overview.

15:00 – 15:20 – Which is the ideal soil composition for adequate stormwater management? The sponge city project in Pécs. Results of a rain garden experiment.

15:20 – 15:40 – Partitioning of rainwater into runoff and subsurface storage. Influence of soil texture and soil depth on flash flood vulnerability of Pécs.

15:40 – 16:45/Sunset – Classification of Technosols and Anthroposols according to the WRB around the Testvérvárosok Terei Elementary School. SYStem soil application in the field.