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,

International Union of Soil Sciences - Inter Congress Meeting 2016

Council Meeting Participants in Brazil, November 2016
1st December 2016

President Elect Professor Wilfred Otten, World Congress Working Group Chair Dr Bruce Lascelles and Executive Officer Ian Brown attended the 2016 Inter Congress Meeting in Rio de Janeiro from 21st to 24th November 2016.

There was two days of Council Meetings and a one day Scientific Conference plus a visit to the venue for the 2018 World Congress of Soil Science which takes place in August 2018.