Update: 03.08.2017

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

   Facebook Logo Linked In Logo 

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.

Task Force: Soil Matters – Solutions under foot

Task Force: Soil Matters – Solutions under foot

This collection of papers seeks to illustrate the diversity of the soils and soil functions and shows the importance of soils for all aspects of our lives.

Edited by Stephen Nortcliff on behalf of the IUSS, Nov. 2015, Catena Verlag, GeoEcology Essays. 160 pages, numerous figures, photos, tables. ISBN 978-3-923381-63-0. Price Paperback EUR 14.90 (plus shipping).

Contact for order: iuss@umweltbundesamt.at

IUSS recommends using paypal for payments

PayPal Logo