01 Feb 2023

The Organising Committee of the 2023 Wageningen Soil Conference invites soil scientists from around the world to submit abstracts of their work for oral as well as poster sessions. Abstracts are due by April 17, 2023 and should fit within one of the following topics of the conference:  

05 Dec 2022

With growing population pressure abd global food supply chains, efforts to maintain soil quality are more important than ever. This will entail a range of efforts from soil carbon management to maintaining nutrient balance; from preserving soil biodiversity to ensuring adequate storage and circulation of air and water through the soil.

 

05 Dec 2022

Better data protects nutrients in soil: A #WorldSoilDay 2022 message.

Nutritious food needs nutrient-rich soil, and keeping nutrients in soil requires a range of measures guided by good quality soil information. ISRIC - World Soil Information is helping make this happen in Africa, through a range of products that are building robust and accessible information systems related to land, soil and crops.

14 Nov 2022

The kick-off event of the ORCaSa project was hosted in the wonderful settings of Joint Research Centre (JRC) in Ispra, Italy, from 26-28 October, 2022. The Horizon Europe project, short for Operationalising the International Research Cooperation on Soil Carbon (ORCaSa), aims to bring together all stakeholders working on soil carbon capture and storage techniques at an international level.

11 Nov 2022

ISRIC is dedicated to recruiting the best staff possible for serving the international community with information on the world's soil resources. We invite you to explore the following opportunity to join us as a colleague. To strengthen our team, we are hiring a Senior Soil Scientist. We are looking for an ambitious colleague because of the increasing demand for our products and services. You will contribute to the development and implementation of methods and tools to provide advice for sustainable land management based on digital soil information.

08 Nov 2022

Today, ISRIC - World Soil Information releases our 2020-2021 Annual Report, with highlights from our major areas of work:

07 Nov 2022

On 19-20 September 2022, the Land, Soil, and Crop Information Services (LSC-IS) to support Climate-Smart Agriculture project held a national stakeholders' workshop in Nairobi, Kenya. Over 40 participants from farmers' associations, public, private, and development organizations attended the two-day event.

07 Nov 2022

Wageningen University & Research and ISRIC - World Soil Information are delighted to announce that the 5th edition of the Wageningen Soil Conference will take place from August 28 - September 1, 2023. The theme of this conference edition will be: "Working together on solutions for a sustainable world." Besides interesting speakers, poster sessions and masterclasses (see below), the conference will offer an original and enjoyable social programme, including a conference dinner. With this message, we would like to share some generic information on the conference.

31 Oct 2022


Figure 1 from the paper showing a conceptual flow chart of Soil Spectral Calibration Library and Estimation Service.

27 Oct 2022

Soil experts, data scientists and IT operators from across Europe joined a three-day training on soil data good practices in the scope of the INSPIRE directive at Wageningen University and Research in April 2022. ISRIC - World Soil Information staff organised the main portion of the modules.