IUSS Alert 146 (August 2017)
Website for IUSS World Congress 2018 now online
The website for the 21st World Congress of Soil Science has gone online. The congress, which is arguably the most acclaimed meeting in the area of soil science, will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 12-17, 2018. Registration and call for abstracts is open.
Anthropcentrism and Soil Health
The newest Viewpoint on “The Anthropcentrism and Soil Health” by Rattan Lal, President of the International Union of Soil Sciences is now available on the IUSS website.
The current issue of the newsletter of the IUSS Commission 1.5 Pedometrics is dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Pedometrics. It contains articles about the history of Pedometrics, portraits about related IUSS Working Groups and Prof. Andrey Nikolaevich Kolmogorov as well as interviews with soil experts.