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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.

IUSS Presidential Election

Nomination documents (last name, alphabetical order)


Alex McBratney

   

Profile - Alex McBratney

Download   alexmcbratneyprofile2018.pdf - 670 kB
   

   

curriculum vitae - Alexander McBratney

Download   alexmcbratneycv2016.pdf - 635 kB
   

   

Nomination of Professor A.B. McBratney for IUSS presidency

Download   alexmcbratneyletterarrouays2018.pdf - 352 kB
   
by Dr. Dominique Arrouays, INRA

   

Support letter by University of Sydney

Download   alexmcbratneysupportprovost2018.pdf - 334 kB
   
by Stephen Garton

   

Nomination of Professor A.B. McBratney for IUSS presidency

Download   alexmcbratneylettersanchez2018.pdf - 111 kB
   
by Prof. Dr. Pedro A Sanchez, University of Florida




Laura Bertha Reyes Sánchez

   

Nomination form

Download   lauraberthareyess__nchez_nomination_form.pdf - 338 kB
   

   

Presentation letter

Download   lauraberthareyess__nchez_presentation_letter.pdf - 82 kB
   

   

curriculum vitae (short) - Laura Bertha Reyes Sánchez

Download   lauraberthareyess__nchez_cv_short.pdf - 103 kB
   

   

curriculum vitae - Laura Bertha Reyes Sánchez

Download   lauraberthareyess__nchez_cv.pdf - 813 kB
   

   

Nomination of Prof. Dr. Laura Bertha Reyes Sánchez for President of IUSS

Download   lauraberthareyess__nchez_letter_horn.pdf - 164 kB
   
by Prof. Prof. hc.mult. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Rainer Horn

   

Nomination of Prof. Dr. Laura Bertha Reyes Sánchez for President of IUSS

Download   lauraberthareyess__nchez_letter_blum.pdf - 328 kB
   
by Prof. em. Dipl.-lng. Dr. rer. nat. Dr. h. c. mult. Winfried E.H. Blum

   

Support letter by Facultad de Estudios Superiores Cuautitlán | UNAM

Download   lauraberthareyess__nchez_unam_support_letter.pdf - 498 kB
   
by Ms. Cs. Jorge Alfredo Cuéllar Ordaz

   

Support letter by Asociación Autónoma del Personal Académico de la UNAM

Download   lauraberthareyess__nchez_aapaunam_support_letter.pdf - 378 kB
   
by Bertha Guadalupe del Sagrado Corazón Rodríguez Sámano

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Position of IUSS President – Profile Statement and Required Qualifications

As its Senior Officer, the President of the International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS) will provide leadership, focus and direction both within and outside of the IUSS.

Within the Union, the President, working together with the other President’s Committee and in consultation with the Executive Committee and Council, will be expected to develop and implement strategic directions and actions to take the Union forward to ensure that it is recognised as the pre-eminent international body in the field of soil science.

The President will chair meetings of the Council, the Executive Committee and the President’s Committee and will be responsible for the proper conduct of the business of the Union.

Externally, the President will represent the Union in international forums, such as the International Council of Science, and will act as its spokesperson when dealing with the media, national members of the IUSS, sister organisations, United Nations entities and government departments as required.

Download information here.

   

IUSS President Election Full Info 2018

Download   president_election_full_info_2018.pdf - 216 kB
   
IUSS President Election Full Info 2018