ISRIC - World Soil Information

Acronym ISRIC
Address Droevendaalsesteeg 3, 6708 PB Wageningen
Get directions Google Maps
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


Current research

(the most recent research is at the top)
Secretariat World Overview of Conservation Approaches and Technologies (WOCAT)
Secretariat Green Water Credits (GWC)

Completed research


Go to page top
Go back to contents
Go back to site navigation