Update: 22.06.2017

Soil is one of the most complicated biological materials on our planet.

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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

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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.

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Presidential election 2016

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Election of President of the IUSS Position Profile Statement and Required Qualifications