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5th January 2017

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.

Registered Members of the British Society of Soil Science are automatically recognised as IUSS Members.

Review of Participatory Land Use/Resource Planning Tools and Approaches

15th December 2016

The Land Resources Planning (LRP) Secreteriat, Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations are carrying out a survey in conjuction with their Land annd Water Division to review needs, required tools and processes at various scales, to help countries and stakeholders meet emerging challenges and competition over resources and support sustainable use of land and water resources and resilient ecosystems.

Present your work with BSSS at the EGU in 2017

9th December 2016

Are you attending the EGU this year? 

The Society invites you to submit and abstract to their anniversary session.

We welcome poster and oral presentations showing ‘advancement and challenges in securing multi-functionality of soils’. The EGU is one of the most exciting platforms to present your research with over 11,000 scientists attending and the soil sessions increasing in strength from year on year.

British Society of Soil Science now licensed for RSci and RSciTech Awards

5th December 2016

The British Society of Soil Science (BSSS) are now licensed to award Registered Scientist (RSci) and Registered Science Technician (RSciTech) to their eligible members, in addition to Chartered Scientist (CSci).

The Society aims to promote the study and profession of soil science.

Speaking about their two new licences, Dr Paul Newell Price, Chair of the Professional Practice Committee said,