The Digsloo

I wrote The Digsloo for World Soil Day in 2019. You can read the story on

This artwork was created by the children at Inspire Program after school care (Sydney, NSW), and Thomas Acres Public School (Ambarvale, NSW).

Mayhem at the Soil-arium

I wrote Mayhem at the Soil-arium for World Soil Day in 2020. The theme for the year was 'Keep soil alive, protect soil biodiversity'.

This puzzle book is a free download.

More serious stuff - articles and papers

  • Tackling amelioration on variable soil types
  • Groundcover articles. Go to Groundcover and search 'Bryce'
  • McBratney, A., de Gruijter, J., Bryce, A. (2019). Pedometrics timeline. Geoderma, 338, 568-575.
  • Bryce A, McBratney A, Minsasy B, Field D, Cattle S. (2018) We have no idea how much microplastic is in Australia's soil (but it could be a lot). Published online in The Conversation 
  • Leake SW, Bryce A. (2018) 'Design and Construction of Facsimile Yellow Kandosols at Barangaroo, Sydney.' In: Vasenev V., Dovletyarova E., Cheng Z., Prokof’eva T., Morel J., Ananyeva N. (Eds) Urbanization: Challenge and Opportunity for Soil Functions and Ecosystem Services. SUITMA 2017. Springer Geography. Springer, Cham.
  • McBratney A, Bryce AM, Field DJ, Moyce M (2019) ‘The Concept of Soil Security’. In: Richer-de-Forges AC, McBratney AB, Bouma J, Arrouays D. Eds. Global soil security: towards more science-society interfaces, procedings of the global soil security 2016 conference, December -6, 2017, Paris, France pp 11-17. CRC Press: London.
  • Leake SL & Bryce AM (In Press) ‘Using Industry Wastes and Soil Amendments’ In Soil Amendments for Sustainability. Rakshit et al. Eds. Springer
  • Leake SL & Bryce AM (2017) ‘Using Laboratory Analysis to Inform Adaptive Management’ In: Rakshit et al Eds. Adaptive Soil Management: from theory to practices. Springer.
  • Bryce A, Minasny B, McBratney A (2013) Storing Carbon in Soil: potential opportunities outweigh limits. Published online in The Conversation. Available from
  • Bryce, A. & Porter, A. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply. 10. 2010. Soil Solutions: Improving Water Management for Public Open Spaces. Pgs 770 – 774
  • Bryce, A. 2010. ReNew: Technology for a Sustainable Future. More Aerobic Ways to Farm.