ISRIC - World Soil Information

Acronym ISRIC
Address Droevendaalsesteeg 3, 6708 PB Wageningen
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Postal address Postbus 353, 6700 AJ Wageningen
Phone +31-317-483735
Email soil. isric -at- wur. nl
Mission ISRIC - World Soil Information is an independent, science-based foundation. The institute was founded in 1966 following a recommendation of the International Soil Science Society (ISSS) and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). It has a mandate to serve the international community with information about the world s soil resources to help addressing major global issues. ISRIC is the ICSU World Data Centre for Soils (WDC-Soils) since 1989 and it collaborates with a wide range of partners worldwide. ISRIC operates in three priority areas: - soil data and soil mapping - application of soil data in global development issues - training and education


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