The session “Soils in cold-climate regions” was organized by M. Oliva (University of Lisbon), Paulo Pereira (Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania), Ana Navas (CSIC-Spain), Guillermo Rein (Imperial College London, UK) and James Bockheim (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA). Despite the fact of being scheduled at the very end of the EGU, the session was a great success, with 24 abstracts and active participation and discussion.
Following the topics of our session we are now organizing a Special Issue in the prestigious journal Solid Earth. This SI will include 12-15 papers, both from participants at the EGU session as well as from other researchers working on these topics.
In the following weeks we will start organizing new sessions and a short workshop for the next EGU conference (Vienna, 27 April – 02 May 2014) focused on soil processes in cold-climate environments.