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World Congress of Soil Science (WCSS)


2014 Seoul South Korea 20th Congress

 

 

2010 Brisbane Australia 19th Congress

2006 Philadelphia USA 18th Congress

2002 Bangkok Thailand 17th Congress

1998 Montpellier France 16th Congress

1994 Acapulco Mexico 15th Congress

1990 Kyoto Japan 14th Congress

1986 Hamburg Germany 13th Congress

1982 New Delhi India 12th Congress

1978 Alberta Canada 11th Congress

1974 Moscow USSR 10th Congress

1968 Adelaide Australia 9th Congress

1964 Bucharest Romania 8th Congress

1960 Madison USA 7th Congress

1956 Paris France 6th Congress

1954 Leopoldville DR Congo 5th Congress

1950 Amsterdam Netherlands 4th Congress

1935 Oxford UK 3rd Congress

1930 Leningrad USSR 2nd Congress

1927 Washington USA 1st Congress

For a full list of soil science congresses up to 1998 see Geoderma article on 75 years ISSS/IUSS - PDF

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WCSS Country President Period
1 USA J.G. Lipman 1924-1927
2 USSR K. Gedroiz 1927-1930
3 UK J. Russell 1930-1935
4 Netherlands C.H. Edelman 1950
5 Belgium R. Tavernier 1950-1954
6 France A. Oudin 1954-1956
7 USA R. Bradfield 1956-1960
8 Romania N.C. Cernescu 1960-1964
9 Australia E.G. Hallsworth 1964-1968
10 USSR V.A. Kovda 1968-1974
11 Canada C.F. Bentley 1974-1978
12 India J.S. Kanwar 1978-1982
13 Germany K.H. Hartge 1982-1986
14 Japan A. Tanaka 1986-1990
15 Mexico A.A. Santelises 1990-1994
16 France A. Ruellan 1994-1998
17 Thailand S. Theerawong 1998-2002
18 USA D.L. Sparks 2002-2006
19 Australia R.S. Swift 2006-2010
20 Korea J.E. Yang 2010-2014

 

Secretary General Country Period
D.J. Hissink Netherlands 1924-1950
F.A. van Baren Netherlands 1950-1974
R. Dudal Belgium 1974-1978
W.G. Sombroek Netherlands 1978-1990
W.E.H. Blum Austria 1990-2002
S. Nortcliff UK 2002-2010
A.E. Hartemink USA 2010-2014

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Deputy Secretary General Country Period
P. Buringh Netherlands 1956-1974
I. Szabolcs Hungary 1974-1990
J.H.V. van Baren Netherlands 1990-2002
A.E. Hartemink Netherlands 2002-2010
A.B. McBratney Australia 2010-2014

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