The British Society of Soil Science (BSSS) is an established international membership organisation committed to the study of soil in its widest aspects. The society brings together those working within academia, practitioners implementing soil science in industry and all those working with, or with an interest in soils.

As a Charity, we have a clear purpose and vision. Visit our website to find out how this purpose is translated into our strategy and the activities we undertake to achieve it.

We were founded in 1946 and recently celebrated our 75th anniversary. Find out more about our history.

  • We produce academic journals and member publications to support knowledge sharing.
  • Our enthusiastic Regional Groups provide local support, events and networking opportunities.
  • Our key partnerships with stakeholders allow us to deliver the aims and objectives of the Society.

BSSS encourages anyone with an interest in soil, whether this interest lies in the soil itself or its wider use within the environment, to join the society. There is a small membership fee, with discounts for students and those from low income countries. Find out more about the benefits of being a member and category options below

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