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.


Bragging Rights

Tyler Witkowski hard at work in Korea.

Tyler Witkowski hard at work in Korea.

MAPSS is delighted to annouce that one of its very own won second place in the innagural International Soil Judging conference.

International Soil Judging>

Our Newsletter

Soil artist Margaret Boozer and Del Fanning celebrating Del's 50 years at UMD.

Check out the latest issue of the Pedologue, the MAPSS newsletter.

Summer 2014>

State Soils


Learn more about the soils that the professionals have decreed the most representative of our member states.

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