Internal online workshop: Conducting a meta-analysis in soil science

The workshop offers lectures, demonstration of different tools helping to deal with missing data and practical exercises.

Info about event

Time

Friday 10 December 2021,  at 09:00 - 15:00

Location

Online Workshop

The 1-day online workshop “Conducting a meta-analysis in soil science” is dedicated to EJP SOIL consortium members


TO REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP, PLEASE CONTACT FELIX SEIDEL: felix.seidel@thuenen.de 


First Session from 9:30 to 12:00 CET:

Advanced Systematic literature search and meta-analysis:

  • What is meta-analysis?
  • Application of meta-analysis
  • Initiating a meta-analysis: question formulation and data collection
  • Type of data and their conversion to effect sizes
  • Non-independence of observations
  • Combining effect sizes, weighing, and testing for moderators
  • Format of report and review of case studies
  • Examples of problematic meta-analyses
  • Publication bias
  • MetaWin - software for meta-analysis

Second session from 13:00 to 15:00 CET:

How to include more studies in your meta-analysis:

  • Using EX-TRACT tool for estimation of standard deviations from ANOVA and post-hoc tests
  • Using SOC calculator to compute total SOC stock and its standard deviation from layered soils


There will be  time for questions and answers.

Participants will get presentations, meta-analysis handbooks, MetaWin software, the tools and user manuals.  


To register for this workshop please contact Felix Seidel:  felix.seidel@thuenen.de