On June 9th, 2020, our colleague and Honorary Member of the International Humic Substances Society (IHSS) Dr. Morris Schnitzer passed away at the age of 98 at Hillel Lodge in Ottawa. Morris Schnitzer was one of the pioneers in our knowledge and understanding of
Vindication of humic substances as a key component of organic matter in soil and water by Hayes and Swift, Adv. Agron. 163, 2020, 1-37 doi: 10.1016/bs.agron.2020.05.001 (Link to the article) Abstract Soil organic matter is a complex mixture partly of recognizable, largely unaltered plant
The 20th meeting of the IHSS will be held at the YMCA of the Rockies in beautiful Estes Park, Colorado, from August 15 to 20, 2021. It will cover a wide array of topics associated with the study and applications of humic substances, including:
The next elections will be in January and February of 2020. The positions to be elected are: # Vice-President # Board Member # Secretary Click here to download the election announcement.
The IHSS provides limited support for travel and training. The IHSS Travel Award 2020 is now online. For more info, visit our “Awards” page.
Mutual interaction of humic substances with heavy metals, pesticides and PAHs CALL FOR PAPERS for SSS5.7 session co-sponsored by IHSS at the European Geosciences Union General Assembly May 3–8, 2020, Vienna, Austria Conveners: Jerzy Weber, Teodoro Miano, Aleksandra Ukalska-Jaruga The deadline for abstract submission
Thematic day of the IHSS – French Group Organic matter contributions in environmental contamination University of Perpignan, via Domitia September 27th, 2019
First Joint Meeting on Soil and Plant System Sciences (SPSS 2019) “Natural and Human-induced Impacts on the Critical Zone and Food Production“, organized by the Italian Society of Agricultural Chemistry (SICA), the Italian Society of Pedology (SIPe) and the Italian Society of Soil Science
The Fifth international conference of CIS IHSS on humic innovative technologies: “Humic substances and living systems” (HIT-2019) will take place from October 19 to 23, 2019, at the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia. For more info visit the conference page.
The Application stage for the Training Awards 2019 has been completed on January, 31st, 2019. The results will be announced by end of March 2019. Applicants who have sumbmitted their application but have not received a confirmation e-mail for the reception of their application
“Natural Organic Matters (NOM) geochemical flows and properties: from theory to practice” International Conference organized by the Nordic-Baltic Chapter of the IHSS. June 5-8, 2019, Riga, Latvia For more information, visit the Conferences page.
Session on “Humic Substances: environmental dynamics and impact on water quality” at the ICCE 2019. Submit an abstract to present your research in the session on “Humic Substances: environmental dynamics and impact on water quality” at the International Conference on Chemistry and the Environment
The IHSS provides limited support for travel and training. The IHSS Training Award 2019 is now online. For more info, visit our “Awards” page.
8th International Symposium on Interactions of Soil Minerals with Organic Components and Microorganisms (ISMOM 2019) International Congress of the Division 2.5 of the International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS) “Understanding Soil Interfacial Reactions for Sustainable Soil Management and Climatic Change Mitigation” June 23-28, 2019,
WOMS 2018 invites original contributions about the characterization of DOM in marine and inland waters using fluorescence spectroscopy, coupled with advanced signal and image processing tools, among which improved data analysis, detection, clustering, separation, reconstruction, tracking and real-time monitoring. Prospections for future innovation in applied
IHSS 2018 Election for Vice-President (President Elect) and Board Member Dear Member, for the 2018 International Humic Substances Society election, the Society offers you the convenience of on-line balloting. Balloting is open from now until midnight EDT (GMT -4 hours) March, 31st, 2018.
The IHSS provides limited support for travel and training. The IHSS Travel Award 2018 is now online. For more info, visit our “Awards” page.
The next elections will be in January and February of 2018. The positions to be elected are: # Vice-President # Board Member Click here to download the election announcement.
The IHSS flyer is now available. Click here to download it!
Senior Scientist – Soil Chemist position at Bio Huma Netics Inc, AZ, USA. It is critical that the candidate has experience in soil humus or soil carbon extraction and characterization. For more info, click here.
The Fourth international conference of CIS IHSS on humic innovative technologies: “From Molecular Analysis of Humic Substances – to Nature-like Technologies” (HIT-2017) will take place from October 15 to 19, 2017, at the Lomonosov MSU and aboard the ship in Moscow, Russia. For more info visit the
Session about “Humic Substances in the Environment” at the ICCE 2017. Submit an abstract to present your research in the session on “Humic Substances in the Environment” at the International Conference on Chemistry and the Environment (ICCE 2017) (http://icce2017.org). The conference will be held
The IHSS Young Investigator Research Grant Program aims to promote the careers of young researchers by supporting research of high scientific caliber, and to enhance the career opportunities of their undergraduate/ graduate students, and/or postdoctoral associates through the research experience. Call 2017 (deadline: April, 30th)
“Humic Substances and their contribution to the climate change mitigation“. September 16-21, 2018. Albena Resort, Varna Region, Bulgaria. For more information and registration, click here. The organizers kindly invite exibitors of humic products and their application to take the advantage to exhibit their products.
The IHSS provides limited support for travel and training. The IHSS Training Award 2017 is now online. For more info, visit our “Awards” page.