Soil Science Society of America

The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) is closely tied to the Crop Science Society and the American Society of Agronomy and are housed in the same headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin. SSSA is an international scientific society that fosters the transfer of knowledge and expertise for the purpose of advancing the field of soil science and sustaining soils around the globe. SSSA provides information about soils in relation to crop production, eco-system viability and sustainability, bio-mediation, waste management and offers expert consultation, periodicals and journal articles to members.

Address
677 South Segoe Rd | Madison, WI 53711
E-mail
headquarters@soils.org
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Solution blooming for fracking spills?

North Dakota's oil boom can have a salty side-effect. Wastewater from oil drilling and hydraulic fracturing – or fracking – is often laden with salts and can spill, contaminating soils. In 2014, for example, 42 such brine ...

dateSep 28, 2016 in Environment
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Impact of floods on soils

A recent study conducted in the Midwestern United States examined the effects of harsh wet conditions on both cultivated and uncultivated soils, vastly advancing the knowledge of water's effects on aggregation. Soil aggregation ...

dateApr 08, 2009 in Environment
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