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To mark the celebration of the International Year of Soils, 2015 Hungary donated a soil mononlith to FAO. The monolith is from the same Chernozem that starts the “World of Soils” picture collection of IUSS. This Chernozem has been nominated also as the national soil of Hungary, when the country performed the presidency semester of the EU. All countries and or states are encouraged to send their national or state soil pictures with short description to the World of Soils collection .
20th World Congress of Soil Science, Soils Embrace Life & Universe
June 8th to 13th, 2014 – Jeju Island, South Korea
IYS 2015 & World Soil Day
29. August 2015
IUSS IYS 2015 Activity - IUSS Commission on Paleopedology and INQUA Project RAISIN Workshop “Soils and Paleosols of Brazil”
Campinas, São Paulo State, Brazil
Registration and abstract submission open until 15 July 2015
Workshop website: https://ppsg2011.uni-hohenheim.de/94442
31. August and 01., 02., 03. September 2015
Soil Resources and Sustainable Development
The 29th Congress of the Polish Soil Science Society
Congress website: http://www.org.up.wroc.pl/igosr/PTG29/index_a.html