Working groups for IYS

Within the IUSS a number of working groups are actively working on different soil tasks.
For the International Year of Soils the IUSS and the working groups have decided to enforce the raising of soil awareness.
Each month one working group will present its current work on this site, providing information on that specific soil topic.

They will also provide the soil message which intends to present important key messages on soil to inform the public. This message will be also available on the main page of this website

Information will be about


Working Group World Reference Base for Soil Resources (WRB)

Working Group on modelling of soil and landscape evolution

Cryosol Working Group

Universal Soil Classification System Working Group

Working Group Acid Sulfate Soils

Paddy Soil Working Group


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Meetings & Events

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Page created: 20.07.2014 | Page updated: 04.04.2021

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