CHARGES: ICOMANTH is charged with defining appropriate classes in Soil Taxonomy for soils that have their major properties derived from human activities. The committee should establish which criteria significantly reflect human activities, or when a soils properties are dominantly the result of human activities.
Persons interested in ICOMANTH may visit the Home
Page and are invited to read and reply to the set of circular
letters being distributed to members. Membership
and a copy of Ver. 1.0 of the Anthropogenic Soils CD-ROM may
also be requested. ICOMANTH is actively trying to compile additional data
and pictures for Ver. 2.0 of the Anthropogenic Soils CD-ROM. Contributions
may be made to the Soil
Taxonomy Staff at USDA-NRCS.
INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE ON ANTHROPOGENIC SOILS