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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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172

published ISO standards *

related to the TC and its SCs

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

47

ISO standards under development *

related to the TC and its SCs

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

27

Participating members

31

Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 190/SC 2 Sampling Sub committee
ISO/TC 190/SC 3 Chemical and physical characterization Sub committee
ISO/TC 190/SC 4 Biological characterization Sub committee
ISO/TC 190/SC 7 Impact assessment Sub committee
ISO/TC 190/WG 1 Soil and climate change Working group
ISO/TC 190/WG 2 Terminology and data management 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 Mine closure and reclamation management ISO
ISO/TC 85/SC 2 Radiological protection ISO
ISO/TC 85/SC 5 Nuclear installations, processes and technologies 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 182 Geotechnics ISO
ISO/TC 207/SC 7 Greenhouse gas management and related activities ISO
ISO/TC 275 Sludge recovery, recycling, treatment and disposal ISO
ISO/TC 282 Water reuse ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 190

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

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 82/SC 7 Mine closure and reclamation management 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 182 Geotechnics ISO
ISO/TC 275 Sludge recovery, recycling, treatment and disposal ISO
ISO/TC 282 Water reuse ISO
Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
AOAC INTERNATIONAL AOAC INTERNATIONAL, Association of Analytical Communities A
EC - European Commission European Commission A
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations A
ICID International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage A
IUSS International Union of Soil Science A
OIML International Organization of Legal Metrology A
SETAC Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry A
WHO-ECEH WHO European Centre for Environment and Health A
WMO World Meteorological Organization A
APO Asian Productivity Organization B

Date Month Location TC/SC Note
14 September 2018 Brno (Czech Republic) ISO/TC 190  
14 September 2018 Brno (Czech Republic) ISO/TC 190/SC 7 **

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

ISO/TC 190 - Secretariat

DIN Germany
DIN Deutsches Institut für Normung e.V.
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Secretariat direct:
Mr Dipl.-Geol Andreas Paetz
Tel: +49 30 2601-2448
Fax: +49 30 2601-42448