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Universal Soil Classification System

   

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International Union of
Soil Sciences

Universal Soil Classification System is a Working Group under Commission 1.4 (Soil Classification) which is part of Division 1 (Soil in Space and Time) of the International Union of Soil Sciences ( IUSS).

Mission

To develop a Universal Soil Classification system by working with all sectors of the Soil Science community to improve the consistency of soil classification tools.


Vision

To use the most up to date information, data and technology to enhance Soil Classification by developing a common language to describe soils that can be used internationally.


Documents


Task Groups

  • Acid-Sulfate Soils
  • Anthropogenic Soils
  • Cold Soils
  • Hydromorphic Soils
  • Salt Affected Soils
  • Tropical Soils
     

Links

International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS)


Contacts

Chair

Jon Hempel
USDA-NRCS
Federal Bldg., Rm. 152
100 Centennial Mall North
Lincoln, NE 68508

Vice-Chair

Erika Micheli
tanszékvezetÅ‘
MezÅ‘gazdaság- és
Környezettudományi Kar Talajtani és
Agrokémiai Tanszék
2103 GödöllÅ‘, Páter Károly u. 1
Hungary