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Scope

Standardization in the field of soil quality

  • Soils in situ;
  • Soil materials intended for reuse in or on soils, including dredged sub-aquatic soil materials (= excavated sediments).

Excluded:

  • Threshold or limit values for the assessment of soil quality;
  • Civil engineering aspects (are dealt with by ISO/ TC 182 "Geotechnics");
  • In situ sediments (are dealt with by ISO/TC 147 "Water quality").

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198

Published ISO standards *

of which 16 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 190

30

ISO standards under development *

of which 4 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 190

31
Participating members
31
Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 190/SC 3 Chemical and physical characterization Subcommittee
ISO/TC 190/SC 4 Biological characterization Subcommittee
ISO/TC 190/SC 7 Impact assessment Subcommittee
ISO/TC 190/WG 1   Soil and climate change Working group
ISO/TC 190/WG 2   Terminology and data management Working group
ISO/TC 190/WG 3   Assessment of soil functions / ecosystem services Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 190

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 190:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 82/SC 7 Sustainable mining and mine closure ISO
ISO/TC 85/SC 2 Radiological protection ISO
ISO/TC 134 Fertilizers, soil conditioners and beneficial substances ISO
ISO/TC 146 Air quality ISO
ISO/TC 147 Water quality ISO
ISO/TC 207/SC 7 Greenhouse gas and climate change management and related activities ISO
ISO/TC 275 Sludge recovery, recycling, treatment and disposal ISO
ISO/TC 282 Water reuse ISO
ISO/TC 331 Biodiversity ISO

 

Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 190

ISO/TC 190 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 61/SC 14 Environmental aspects ISO
ISO/TC 82/SC 7 Sustainable mining and mine closure ISO
ISO/TC 146 Air quality ISO
ISO/TC 147 Water quality ISO
ISO/TC 147/SC 1 Terminology ISO
ISO/TC 182 Geotechnics ISO
ISO/TC 207/SC 7 Greenhouse gas and climate change management and related activities ISO
ISO/TC 275 Sludge recovery, recycling, treatment and disposal ISO
ISO/TC 331 Biodiversity ISO

 

Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
ECOS (Environment) Environmental Coalition on Standards A
IUSS International Union of Soil Science A
APO Asian Productivity Organization B
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations B

Date Month Location TC/SC Note
14-18 October 2024 Ullern (Norway) ISO/TC 190  

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional

ISO/TC 190 - Secretariat

DIN [Germany]

DIN Deutsches Institut für Normung e.V.
Am DIN-Platz, Burggrafenstraße 6
D-10787 Berlin
Germany

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