Society of Soil Science (PSSS)
was founded in 1937. The society is a member of the International
Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS), and co-operate with European
Geosciences Union (EGU). The society gathers actually ca.
450 members, organized in 14 regional
Membership is the most prestigious award made by the Society. Honorary
Members of the Polish Soil Science Society: E.H.
Blum (Austria), Hans-Peter Blume (Germany), Donald
Gabriels (Belgium), Karl-Hendrich Hartke
(Germany), Viktor Targulian (Russia), Donald Sparks (USA).
soil scientists awarded with the Golden Badge of the Polish
Soil Science Society: Nicola
Senesi (Italy), Charles E. Clapp (USA), Michael
Hayes (Ireland), Roger Swift, Stephen Nortcliff (Great Britain),
Stepan Poznyak (Ukarine), Sergey V. Goryachkin (Russia), Anton
Society of Soil Science, in frame of bilateral agreements,
co-operates with the following Societies: German
Society of Soil Science, Dokuchajev Society of Soil Science,
Lithuanian Society of Soil Science, Ukraine Soil Science Society, Soil
Science Society of America, Soil
Science Society of Turkey.
agreements reflect the general expectances of international
scientific community to create and tighten the co-operation in
the fields of science, education and culture.
In particular, agreements are expected to stimulate the
exchange of ideas between scientists involved with soil
environment, thus contributing to progress and development of
future research and education in soil science. Co-operation
between particular Societies involve the following activities:
Informing on the initiatives undertaken by Societies,
Informing on scientific conferences, training courses and
workshops, to be organized or co-organized by Societies,
Exchanging the publications issued by Societies,
Participation of representatives from each side at national
soil science conventions,
Participation of the members of each Society in scientific
events on equal rights,
Stimulation of organization of bilateral seminars, workshops,
meetings and scientific trips, devoted to selected problems of
Stimulating bilateral exchange of student groups and