The conference aims to gather various fire and soil researchers from all around the world, contribute to scientific communication in the fire and soil research and facilitate future collaboration.
The International Conference on Fire Effects on Soil Properties started in 2007 as the International Meeting of fire effects on soil properties. The meeting took place in Barcelona and it was organized by Mediterranean Environmental Research Group from Universitat de Barcelona, Spain. Since then, the conference has been carried out regularly. In 2021 (July 26 to 28) the 8th International Conference on Fire Effects on Soil Properties, will take place remotely in Guarapuava – Paraná – Brazil. The conference is being organized by Experimental Geomorphology and Soil Erosion Group from Department of Geography – Universidade Estadual do Centro-Oeste.