Update: 24.05.2017

There are over 100,000 different types of soil in the world.

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The International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS) is the global union of soil scientists. The objectives of the IUSS are to promote all branches of soil science, and to support all soil scientists across the world in the pursuit of their activities. This website provides information for IUSS members and those interested in soil science.

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IUSS Bulletin 129IUSS Bulletin 129 (December 2016)
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Internat. Decade of Soils

At the conference ‘Celebration of International Year of Soils 2015 – Achievements and Future Challenges’ IUSS President Rainer Horn proclaimed the International Decade of Soils 2015-2024!
The IDS shall be a continuation of the efforts made during the International Year of the Soils 2015. It will be marked by a number of activities on the national and international levels.
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Soils within cities - Global approaches to their sustainable management

Edited on behalf of the International Union of Soil Sciences, this book is the result of a joint effort of the international SUITMA (Soils of the Urban, Traffic, Mining and Military Areas) working group of the International Union of Soil Sciences. The book undertakes to shed light on the role and importance of soils in cities, and stresses the need to consider and manage this unique component of the urban ecosystem on our way to build sustainable cities.
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IUSS News

IUSS represented at EGU General Assembly 2017

At EGU 2017 taking place in Vienna, 24 to 28 April 2017, IUSS will share a booth with the Brazilian, British and Italian Soil Science Society. The IUSS will present its Divisions and their most recent activities.

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