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Soil Science Society of Switzerland (SSSS)

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The Soil Science Society of Switzerland (SSSS) is sustainably active on the behalf of soil protection - on many different levels.
Exchange: the SSSS is a platform for dialogue between the research community, education, administration, and private industry. It promotes cooperation between research, education and practice.
Commitment: the SSSS is committed to the consolidation and the spreading of knowledge in soil science. Through statements and by collaborating on the elaboration of legal bases, norms, directives, fact sheets and guidelines, the SSSS is actively engaged in quantitative and qualitative soil protection.
Initiative: the SSSS launches projects for the promotion of soil protection and environmental monitoring. It also maintains a database for service providers in the area of pedology.
Awareness: the SSSS regularly organises meetings and field trips. It publishes meeting contributions and reports on various themes in its own publication series.

Year founded: 1975
Number of members: 446 (2017)
Soil Science Society of Switzerland (SSSS) is a member of SCNAT, Platform Geosciences


Soil Science Society of Switzerland (SSSS)
c/o Dr. Beatrice Kulli
ZHAW - Life Sciences und Facility Management
Grüentalstrasse 14
8820 Wädenswil