This is the official webpage of the international WORKING GROUP ON SOIL INFORMATION STANDARDS (WG-SIS)


To develop, promote and maintain internationally recognized and adopted standards for the exchange and collation of consistent harmonized soils data and information worldwide.

Scientific Committee:

  • David Jacquier, Australia, CSIRO Canberra
  • Einar Eberhardt, Germany, BGR Berlin
  • Sonya Ahamed, USA, CIESIN EI Columbia
  • Jim Fortner, USA, USDA Lincon
  • Panos Panagos, Italy, EC - DG JRC Ispra
  • Hannes I. Reuter, The Netherlands, ISRIC Wageningen
  • Vincent van Englen, The Netherlands, eSOTER ISRIC Wageningen
  • Robert Gibb, New Zealand, Landcare Research, Palmerston North
  • Pierre Roudier, New Zealand, Landcare Research, Palmerston North
  • Ronald Vargas, Italy, FAO Global Soil Partnership, Rome