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

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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.

Soil Publications

Below is a list of soil science publications – if you have a publication of interest please send us the details and it will be listed here.

IUSS Publications

Books reviewed in the IUSS Bulletin

Soil science journals

Soil brochures in French

The three favourite soil science books of Soil Scientists

From Bouma to Zdruli

Soil encyclopaedia

Soil glossaries

Various soil publications