Mapping of soil and terrain vulnerability in Central and Eastern Europe (SOVEUR)

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Start year
1997
End year
2000

The SOVEUR project for Central and Eastern Europe developed a harmonized soil and terrain database at 1:2.5 million scale, a database and associated maps on the status of soil degradation, and assessed the vulnerability of soils to selected forms of diffuse pollution.

 

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The SOVEUR project was coordinated by ISRIC for the FAO and involved partners from 13 countries:
 

  • Belarus: Byelorussian Academy of Science, Institute of Pedology and Agrochemistry, Minsk.  

  • Bulgaria: N. Poushkarov Institute of Soil Science and Agroecology, Sofia.  

  • Czech Republic: University of Agriculture of Prague, Faculty of Agronomy, Department of Soil Science and Ecology, Praha.  

  • Estonia: Institute of Soil Science and Agrochemistry, Estonian Agricultural University, Tartu.  

  • Hungary: Research Institute for Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry (RISSAC) of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest.  

  • Latvia: Latvia University of Agriculture, Department of Soil Sciences and Agrochemistry, Jelgava.  

  • Lithuania: Dept. of Soil Science and Agrochemistry, Lithuanian University of Agriculture, Kaunas-Akademija.  

  • Moldova: Soil Department, Agrarian University of Moldova, Kishinev.  

  • Poland: Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation, Osada Palacowa, Pulawy.  

  • Romania: Research Institute for Soil Science and Agrochemistry (RISSA), Bucuresti.  

  • Russia: V.V. Dokuchaev Soil Institute, Moscow.  

  • Slovakia: Soil Science and Conservation Research Institute, Bratislava.  

  • Ukraine: Institute for Soil Science and Agrochemistry Research, Kharkov

 

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