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IUSS Bulletin 109

IUSS Bulletin 109

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IUSS Bulletin 109 2006
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International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS)
The IUSS Bulletin is the official Newsletter of the International Union of Soil Sciences. It isfreely distributed through the IUSS website and a limited number of copies are printed. Allcontributions are welcome and should be send to the editor.Editor Dr. Alfred E. HarteminkISRIC – World Soil InformationP.O. Box 3536700 AJ WageningenThe Netherlands+31 (0) 317 471 713 phone+31 (0) 317 471 700 faxE-mail:alfred.hartemink@wur.nl Book Review Editor Drs. J. Hans V. van BarenISRIC – World Soil InformationP.O. Box 3536700 AJ WageningenThe Netherlands+31 (0) 317 471 711 phone+31 (0) 317 471 700 faxE-mail:hans.vanbaren@wur.nl ISSN 0374-0447Copyright IUSS, PO Box 353, 6700 AJ, Wageningen, The NetherlandsOrders to Dr Alfred HarteminkIUSS, PO Box 353, 6700 AJ, Wageningen, The Netherlands
 
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Contents
Editorial 3IUSS Council Meeting July 2006 - A brief report (S. Nortcliff) 4New President and Vice president (R. Swift, N. Menzies) 8The 19
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World Congress of Soil Science (R. Swift) 10IUSS Alerts May September 2006 11IUSS Divisions and Commissions Description 14News from Commission 1.1 Soil Morphology and Micromorphology (B. Buck) 19The Official Name of IUSS Commission 2.5 (P.M. Huang) 20Linkage between the IUSS and IUPAC (P.M. Huang) 20Report of the Business Meeting of the IUSS Working Group WRB 21Today’s Soil Science (B. Warkentin) 24Letter to the editor of the IUSS Bulletin (E. Costantini) 25Eupedology: A solution to a controversy (J. Bech) 27International Year of Planet Earth 30Five Questions to a Soil ScientistFive Questions to Eswaran Padmanabhan 31Five Questions to Marcello Pagliai 32Five questions to Ruben Kretzschmar 33Awards, medals, prizes and honorsvon Liebig Award 2006 - Rattan Lal 35Dokuchaev Award 2006 - Victor Targulian 35Kubiëna Medal 2006 - Herman Mücher 36Kubiëna Medal Posthumous Award - A. Jongerius 36Webster Medal 2006 - Alex McBratney 36New IUSS Honorary members (W. Blum, H-P. Blume, J. Bouma, S.J. ChoJ. Glinksi, M. Jamagne, D. Nielsen, H. van Baren, L. Wilding) 37John Ryan wins International Crop Nutrition Prize 40P.K.R. Nair wins Humboldt Research Award 41Reports of the 18
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World Congress of Soil Science 41Reports of Meetings 52Upcoming Meetings 63New Publications (H. van Baren) 63IUSS Divisions and Commissions Officers 2006 2010 68IUSS Working Groups 71IUSS Soil Song 72IUSS Honorary members 73

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