Member States- Delaware, Maryland, and the District of Columbia
The Mid-Atlantic Association of Professional Soil Scientists (MAPSS) is a non- profit organization dedicated to the advancement of the profession of soil science and the protection of the public interest in matters related to soil science. The Association was organized in 1987 and serves professionals primarily in the Maryland, Delaware and District of Columbia area. The membership consists of private consultants, federal government employees, university faculty, state and county employees and other individuals interested in the goals and objectives of the Association in the Mid-Atlantic region.
A valiant effort on the part of the UMD Soil Judging Team: 3 Top Ten individuals!
Join us for the 8th international conference to address the issue of acid sulfate soils, found in coastal regions throughout the world. Oxidation of the metal sulfides in these soils, upon exposure to air, produces sulfuric acid. The subsequent acidification of soil and drainage waters often leads to detrimental ecological consequences.
Check out the latest issue of the Pedologue, the MAPSS newsletter.