11 June 2015
12th International Congress of Soil Science, New Delhi 8.2.1982
12th International Congress of Soil Science, New Delhi, India, 8-16 February 1982.
The World Congress of Soil Science (WCSS) is a conference held every four years (although interrupted by World War II) under the guidance of the International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS). The purpose of a congress is to: (i) ensure the advancement of soil science and its application, and (ii) to handle the business of the society. Of the 18 congresses, eight have been held in Europe, five in the Americas, three in Asia, one in Australia and one in Africa.