IUSS celebrated its 97th anniversary on 19 May 2021, and the IUSS website has been redesigned to coincide with the anniversary.
The second newsletter of IUSS Working Group SUITMA (Soils of Urban, Industrial, Traffic and Mining Areas) is now available, documenting WG activities during the year of the pandemic. Among other news, the newsletter announces the move of SUITMA 12 to the year 2023 and presents the German Working Group “Urban Soil” (AGUB).
The Awards Committee of the Pedometrics Commission is calling for nominations for the Best Paper in Pedometrics Award, 2020. Nominated papers will be considered by the committee who will draw up a shortlist for a final public vote. To be eligible, a paper must have substantive pedometrics content, advancing pedometrical methodology or demonstrating novel applications of statistical methods in soil science. It must be published in an international peer-reviewed journal and the official publication date of the paper must fall in 2020. Nominations must be received by 31 July 2021.
The latest update is available in full via the IUSS website.