Applied research

 
SOTER maps for Argentina

Applied research

ISRIC is involved in various collaborative capacity building and innovation projects that focus on the application of soil data in adressing global development issues, including:

  • Development of global soil grids using digital soil mapping (SoilGrids)
     
  • Development of a new 90m resolution digital soil map of the world using geo-statistical approaches (GlobalSoilMap.net)
     
  • Development of a new digital soil map of the world using traditional soil mapping (WISE30sec)
     
  • Development of a World Soil and Terrain Digital database (SOTER; e-SOTER)
     
  • Global assessment of land and ecosystem degradation and improvement (GLADA; WRI)
     
  • Green Water Credits; payment for environmental services (GWC)
     
  • Conservation approaches and technologies (WOCAT, RECARE)
      
  • Carbon sequestration potential of grazing lands in Sub-Sahara Africa (USAID-SOC)
     
  • Carbon mapping in Tanzania (TZ-SOC)
     
  • Soil nutrient dynamics, nutrient depletion and the sustainability of agro-ecosystems  (Geospatial farm fertilizer analysis)  
     
  • Enhancing on-line availability of quality-assessed data and information through the WDC-Soils 

For our track record please see here.