News and events


Dear colleagues and friends,

Lithuanian Soil Science Society at the Division of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences of the
Lithuanian Academy of Sciences and Lithuanian Agricultural Advisory Service invites you to register and participate in the 5th International Symposium of Soil Physics, which will be held in Lithuania, Kėdainiai, 2-3rd June 2022.
During the symposium, researchers from Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Hungary and Colombia will share the modern viable methods in the study of soil physical properties and their innovative application finding interfaces between physico-chemical soil properties.

Date: 3rd June 2022
The beginning: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM CET (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Lithuanian time).
Duration: 5 hours
Place: online event on the Microsoft Teams platform.
Language: The event will be held in English.
Programme: The detailed programme you will find here:

A link to the event will be sent the day before the event

MAIN SPONSORS: Farmer Valentinas Genys, UAB „Agrolitpa“

E-mail for inquiries:

Tel. +370 659 98 823, email (registration) Tel. +370 610 34 983, email (registration)
Tel. +370 698 46927, email (Scientific Committee Chairman)
Tel. +370 640 69 365, email (Organizing Committee Chairman)

Updated on 10 May, 2022


This poster showing the 12 major groups of soils in Lithuania was designed by the initiative of Lithuanian Soil Science Society (LSSS) at the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences in order to celebrate World Soil Day 2018 and the Centennial of the restored Lithuania. Therefore, we are pleased to invite everyone to discover the most exclusive and most beautiful Lithuania’s soil profiles. Author of the photos: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jonas Volungevičius (President of LSSS).

Please, download a poster in PDF or JPEG format.

Updated on 18 December, 2018

Post conference AgroEco2018 Scientific Field Expedition

Dear colleagues and friends,

You are cordially invited to join the traditional Lithuanian soil scientists Scientific Field Expedition to be held 2 days on October 4-5, 2018. This year it will be organized in order to discuss soil cover peculiarities in the lowlands of the Northern Lithuania. The number of participants will be limited therefore, please, apply early in order to assure your place at the event! Registration for the fieldtrip participation is already available via Doodle online polling tool:

Please, download a program of the event in PDF or Word format.

Important note (1): This year Scientific Field Expedition is organised jointly with International Scientific Conference AgroEco 2018: Agroecosystem Sustainability: Links between Carbon Sequestration in Soils, Food Security and Climate Change. You are cordially invited to use opportunity before Scientific Field Expedition to participate in the Conference AgroEco2018. Abstract submission extended till 17th of September. More information and registration to the Conference AgroEco2018:


Important note (2): In case you are registered to the International Conference AgroEco2018, your participation at the Scientific Field Expedition will be available at no extra charge (including your accommodation and meals).


On behalf of Organising Committee –

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rimantas Vaisvalavičius, Vice-president of LSSS


Updated on 6 September, 2018

Field trip to Curonian Spit National Park

Dear colleagues and friends,

    You are cordially invited to join us for a tradition two days soil survey field trip on October 2-3, 2014. This year it will be organized in one of the most beautiful parts of Lithuania – Curonian Spit National Park. Despite the weather (of course it's better when it's sunny) this magical place offers you a strong energy and the most wonderful panoramas: to and from the dunes (UNESCO heritage site)!

Please, download a program of the event in PDF or Word format.


Updated on 26 October, 2014

Proposal from Germany

Dear colleagues and friends, invitation to 6th international Congress of ESSC. Please find more details here in Congress web page.

dr. (HP) Saulius Marcinkonis
Member of Lithuanian Soil Science Society


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Proposal from Germany

Lithuanian Soil Science Society got phone call from German Union of Soil Sciences with the proposal to organize part of their 2011 year educational expedition to study European soil cover in Lithuania.

Prof. Algirdas Motuzas
President of Lithuanian Soil Science Society


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