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World Soil Resources Reports

The FAO World Soil Resources Reports an historical FAO serie which started in 1961. There are 104 issues and many of those are available in FAO official languages

106

World reference base for soil resources 2014. International soil classification system for naming soils and creating legends for soil maps

English

105

Africa and the Carbon Cycle - Proceedings of the Open Science Conference on “Africa and Carbon Cycle: the CarboAfrica project”

English

104

Advances in the assessment and monitoring of salinization and status of biosaline agriculture, 2009

English

103

World reference base for soil resources 2006, First update 2007

English | See here for updates and Translation in other 12 languages

102

Carbon sequestration in dryland soils, 2004

English | Spanish

101

Biological management of soils ecosystems for sustainable agriculture, 2003

English

100

Data sets, indicators and methods to assess land degradation in drylands, 2003

English

99

Land resources information systems in the Near East, 2002

English

98

Quatorzième réunion du Sous-Comité Ouest et Centre africain de corrélation des sols pour la mise en valeur des terres, 2002

French

97

Land degradation assessment in drylands - LADA project, 2002

English

96

Soil carbon sequestration for improved land management, 2001

English | FrenchSpanish

95

Land resources information systems in the Caribbean, 2001

English

94

Lecture notes on the major soils of the world, 2001

English

93

Land resources information systems in Asia, 2000

English

92

Carbon sequestration options under the clean development mechanism to address land degradation, 2000

English

91

The European soil information system, 2000

English

90

Land resource potential and constraints at regional and country levels, 2000

English

89

Land resources information systems for food security in SADC countries, 2000

English

88

Sistemas de uso de la tierra en los trópicos húmedios y la emisión y secuestro de CO2

Spanish

87

AEZWIN: An interactive multiple-criteria analysis tool for land resources appraisal, 1999

English

86

Prevention of land degradation, enhancement of carbon sequestration and conservation of biodiversity through land use change and sustainable land management with a focus on Latin America and the Caribbean, 1999

English

85

Soil Fertility Initiative for sub-Saharan Africa, 1999

English

84

World reference base for soil resources, 1998

English | French | Spanish

83

Douzième réunion du Sous-Comité Ouest et Centre africain de corrélation des sols pour la mise en valeur des terres, 1994

French

82

Potential for forage legumes of land in West Africa, 1995

English

81

Multilingual soil database, 1995

 

80

Soil survey: perspectives and strategies for the 21st century, 1995

English

79

Status of Sulphur in soils and plants of thirty countries, 1995

English

78

Land degradation in South Asia: its severity, causes and effects upon the people, 1994

English

77

Onzième réunion du Sous-Comité Ouest et Centre africain de corrélation des sols pour la mise en valeur des terres, 1993

French

76

Green manuring for soil productivity improvement, 1994

English

75

AEZ in Asia. Proceedings of the Regional Workshop on Agro-ecological Zones Methodology and Applications, 1991

English

74

Bases de données numériques sur les sols et le terrain au niveau mondial et national (SOTER), 1995

English | French | Spanish

73

FESLM: an international framework for evaluating sustainable land management

English

72

Computerized systems of land resources appraisal for agricultural development, 1993

English

71

Agro-Ecological Land Resources Assessment for Agricultural Development Planning. A Case Study of Kenya. Resources Data Base and Land Productivity, 1994. (Main report, Technical Annex 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9)

English

70

Ninth Meeting of the East and Southern African Sub-Committee for Soil Correlation and Land Evaluation, 1991

English

69

Dixième réunion du Sous-Comité Ouest et Centre africain de corrélation des sols pour la mise en valeur des terres, 1990

French

68

Land Use Planning Applications. Proceedings of the FAO Expert Consultation, 1990

English

67

Digitized Soil Map of the World, Volume 1: Africa. Volume 2: North and Central America. Volume 3: Central and South America. Volume 4: Europe and West of the Urals. Volume 5: North East Asia. Volume 6: Near East and Far East. Volume 7: South East Asia and Oceania. Release 1.0, 1991

English

66

World soil resources. An explanatory note on the FAO World Soil Resources Map at 1:25 000 000 scale, 1993

English

65

Eighth Meeting of the East and Southern African Sub-Committee for Soil Correlation and Land Evaluation, 1989

English

64

FAO-ISRIC Soil Database (SDB), 1989

English

63

Neuvième réunion du Sous-Comité Ouest et Centre africain de corrélation des sols pour la mise en valeur des terres, 1988

French

62

Seventh Meeting of the East and Southern African Sub-Committee for Soil Correlation and Evaluation, 1987

English

61

Huitième réunion du Sous-Comité Ouest et Centre africain de corrélation des sols pour la mise en valeur des terres, 1987

French

60

Revised Legend, Soil Map of the World, FAO-Unesco-ISRIC, 1988

English | French | Spanish | Portuguese

59

Septième réunion du Sous-Comité Ouest et Centre africain de corrélation des sols pour la mise en valeur des terres, Ouagadougou, 1985

French

58

Sixth Meeting of the Eastern African Sub-Committee for Soil Correlation and Land Evaluation, 1985

English

57

Sixième réunion du Sous-Comité Ouest et Centre Africain de corrélation des sols pour la mise en valeur des terres, 1984

French

56

Fifth Meeting of the Eastern African Sub-Committee for Soil Correlation and Land Evaluation, 1983

English

55

Cinquième réunion du Sous-Comité Ouest et Centre africain de corrélation des sols pour la mise en valeur des terres, 1981

French

54

Fourth Meeting of the Eastern African Sub-Committee for Soil Correlation and Land Evaluation, 1980

English

53

Fourth Meeting of the West African Sub-Committee for Soil Correlation and Land Evaluation, 1979

English

52

Land Evaluation Guidelines for Rainfed Agriculture, Report of an Expert Consultation, 1979

English

51

Third Meeting of the Eastern African Sub-Committee for Soil Correlation and Land Evaluation, 1978

English

50

Report of an Expert Consultation on Land Evaluation Criteria for Irrigation, 1979

English

49

Report of an Expert Consultation on Land Evaluation Standards for Rainfed Agriculture, 1977

English

48

Report on the Agro-Ecological Zones Project

 

47

Second Meeting of the Eastern African Sub-Committee for Soil Correlation and Land Evaluation, 1976

English

46

First Meeting of the Eastern African Sub-Committee for Soil Correlation and Land Evaluation, 1974

English

45

Report of the Ad Hoc Expert Consultation on Land Evaluation, 1975

English

44

First Meeting of the West African Sub-Committee on Soil Correlation for Soil Evaluation and Management, 1972

English

43

Report of the Ninth Session of the Working Party on Soil Classification and Survey of the European Commission on Agriculture, 1973

English | French

42

Report of the Eighth Session of the Working Party on Soil Classification and Survey of the European Commission on Agriculture, 1971

English | French

41

Soil Survey and Soil Fertility Research in Asia and the Far East, 1971

English

40

Report of the Regional Seminar of the Evaluation of Soil Resources in West Africa, 1970

English

39

A Correlation Study of Red and Yellow Soils in Areas with a Mediterranean Climate, 1969

English

38

Seventh Session of the Working Party on Soil Classification and Survey of the European Commission on Agriculture, 1969

English

37

Supplement to Definition of Soil Units for the Soil Map of the World, 1969

English

36

Meeting of Rapporteurs, Soil Map of Europe (Scale 1:1 000 000) (Working Party on Soil Classification and Survey of the European Commission on Agriculture), 1967

English

35

Report of a Soil Correlation Study Tour in Sweden and Poland, 1968

English

34

Soil Map of South America 1:5 000 000, Draft Explanatory Text, 1968

English

33

Definitions of Soil Units for the Soil Map of the World, 1968

English

32

Approaches to Soil Classification, 1968

English

31

Trace Element Problems in Relation to Soil Units in Europe (Working Party on Soil Classification and Survey of the European Commission on Agriculture), 1967

English

30

Report of the Meeting of the Soil Correlation Committee for South America, 1966

English

29

Report of the Fifth Meeting of the Advisory Panel on the Soil Map of the World, 1966

English

28

Report of the Second Meeting on Soil Correlation for North America, Winnipeg-Vancouver, 1966

English

27

Report of the Sixth Session of the Working Party on Soil Classification and Survey of the European Commission on Agriculture, 1967

English | French

26

Report of the Meeting on Soil Correlation and Soil Resources Appraisal in India, 1965

English

25

Report of the Soil Correlation Study Tour in Uruguay, Brazil and Argentina, 1964

English

24

Report on the Soils of Paraguay (2nd edition), 1964

English

23

Bibliography on Soils and Related Sciences for Latin America (1st edition), 1965

English

22

Report of the Soil Resources Expedition in Western and Central Brazil, 1965

English

21

Report of the Second Meeting on Soil Survey, Correlation and Interpretation for Latin America, 1965

English

20

Report of the Meeting of Rapporteurs, Soil Map of Europe (Scale 1:1 000 000) (Working Party on Soil Classification and Survey of the European Commission on Agriculture), 1965

English

19

Report of the Third Correlation Seminar for Europe: Bulgaria, 1965

English

18

The Soil Resources of Latin America, 1965

English

17

Report of the First Meeting on Soil Correlation for North America, 1965

English

16

Detailed Legend for the Third Draft on the Soil Map of South America, 1965

English

15

Report of the First Session of the Working Party on Soil Classification, Survey and Soil Resources of the European Commission on Agriculture, 1964

English | French

14

Report of the Meeting on the Classification and Correlation of Soils from Volcanic Ash, 1964

English

13

Report of the Fourth Meeting of the Advisory Panel on the Soil Map of the World, 1964

English

12

Preliminary Definition, Legend and Correlation Table for the Soil Map of the World, 1964

English

11

Report on the Soils of Paraguay, 1964

English

10

Report on the Soils of Bolivia, 1964

English

9

Idoneidad de los estudios de sueloso en Paraguay, Bolivia y Peru _Parte I Paraguay, 1963

EnglishSpanish

8

Report of the third meeting of the advisory panel on soil map of the world, 1964

English

7

Report of the second soil correlation seminar for Europe, 1963

English

6

Report of the second meeting of the advisory panel on the soil map of the world, 1963

English

5

Report of the fourth session of the working party on soil classification and survey (subcommission on land and water use of the European Commission on Agriculture), 1963

English

4

Report of the first soil correlation seminar for South and Central Asia, 1962

English

3

Report of the first soil correlation seminar for Europe, 1962

English

2

Report of the first meeting on soil survey, correlation and interpretation for Latin America, 1962

English

1

Report of the first meeting of the advisory panel on the soil map of the world, 1961

English

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