What's New at IHSS

IHSS in now on LinkedIn

Our LinkedIn page is finally launched! Stay tuned for interesting information, newsflashes and fun-facts on organic matter. Join us at https://www.linkedin.com/in/ihss-international-28b08b2a2/  

IHSS Travel Award 2024

The IHSS provides limited support for travel and training. The IHSS Travel Award 2024 is now online (deadline: February, 9th). For more info, visit our “Awards” page.

The 22nd Meeting of the IHSS (Rimini, Italy)

“The role of NOM and HS in achieving Sustainable Development Goals” Palacongressi, Rimini, Italy August 25-30, 2024 Web page: www.ihss2024.azuleon.org Contact persons: Prof. Claudio Ciavatta (claudio.ciavatta@unibo.it); Prof. Teodoro Miano (teodoro.miano@uniba.it); Prof. Claudio Zaccone (claudio.zaccone@univr.it)   IMPORTANT DATES Registrations open: 15 February 2024 Abstract submission

Upcoming elections in 2024

The next elections will be open in January and will close on March 15th, 2024. The positions to be elected are: # Vice-President # Board Member # Secretary Click here to download the election announcement. Click here to download the CV of candidates.

Viewpoints on the Future of Humic Substances Research

Identification of next-generation International Humic Substances Society reference materials for advancing the understanding of the role of natural organic matter in the Anthropocene by Chin et al., Aquat. Sci. 85, 2023, 32 doi: 10.1007/s00027-022-00923-x (Link to the article) Abstract Many challenges remain before we

The 21st Meeting of the International Humic Substances Society

“Natural organic matter and humic substances for sustainable development” Francisco Rozende Auditorium, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago City, Chile August 6-11, 2023 Web page: www.ihss2023.org Contact person: Prof. Dr. Monica Antilen; e-mail: mantilen@uc.cl Deadline for abstract submission (for oral and poster presentations): June

Call for Young Investigator Research Grant 2023

The IHSS Young Investigator (YI) Research Grant 2023 is now online. The IHSS YI 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

IHSS Travel Award 2023

The IHSS provides limited support for travel and training. The IHSS Travel Award 2023 is now online. For more info, visit our “Awards” page.

IHSS Training Award 2023

The IHSS provides limited support for travel and training. The IHSS Training Award 2023 is now online. For more info, visit our “Awards” page.

Elections – Balloting is open!

IHSS 2022 Election for Vice-President (President Elect) and Board Member   Dear Member, for the 2022 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) July, 31st, 2022.

Statement on conflict on the land of Ukraine

The International Humic Substances Society (IHSS) is dedicated to promoting knowledge and research of natural organic matter in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. A very important function is to facilitate scientific and personal exchange between researchers regardless of their religious beliefs, race, nationality, or socioeconomic

IHSS Training Award 2021

The IHSS provides limited support for travel and training. The IHSS Training Award 2021 is now online. For more info, visit our “Awards” page.

HiT-2021 Conference

Dear Colleagues, You are cordially invited to join the Sixth International Conference of the CIS IHSS Chapter entitled “Humic Substances and Eco-Adaptive Technologies” (HIT – 2021). HIT-2021 will be held on September 25-29, 2021 in the sailing club “Vodnik” (Dolgoprudny, Moscow region, Russia) in hybrid format: face-to-face

The 20th Meeting of the International Humic Substances Society

Dear Colleagues: It is with great disappointment that we are announcing the cancellation of the 20th Conference of the IHSS in Estes Park, Colorado, USA and instead we are planning to hold a virtual meeting. Anyone who paid a registration fee will receive a

Session about Humic Substances at vEGU21

Interactions of humic substances with organic and inorganic xenobiotics CALL FOR PAPERS for SSS5.3 session co-sponsored by IHSS at the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2021 (vEGU21: Gather Online) Virtual meeting, April 19-30, 2021 Conveners: Jerzy Weber, Teodoro Miano, Aleksandra Ukalska-Jaruga The deadline for

In memory of Dr. Morris Schnitzer

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

Upcoming elections in 2020

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.

IHSS Travel Award 2020

The IHSS provides limited support for travel and training. The IHSS Travel Award 2020 is now online. For more info, visit our “Awards” page.

Humic substances session at the EGU GA 2020

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

IHSS 2019 – French Chapter

Thematic day of the IHSS – French Group Organic matter contributions in environmental contamination University of Perpignan, via Domitia September 27th, 2019

SPSS 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

Humic substances and living systems (HIT-2019)

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.

Regarding the Applicants for the Training Awards 2019

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

HUMIC Conference – IHSS Nordic-Baltic Chapter

“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.

Call for abstracts – IHSS ICCE 2019

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