08 Apr 2020

The EU_H2020 CIRCASA  project held their second annual meeting, 'Towards an International Research Consortium on agricultural soil carbon sequestration' , in Wageningen (March 2020).

See below for a video summary of the event: 

14 Mar 2020

New paper by Liu Y, Heuvelink GBM, Bai Z, He P, Xu X, Ma J and Masiliūnas D on 'Space-time statistical analysis and modelling of nitrogen use efficiency indicators at provincial scale in China' published in European Journal of Agronomy.  



14 Mar 2020

In accordance with the regulations taken by the Dutch Government to prevent the corona virus from spreading, the World Soil Museum will be closed from Saturday March 14th till further notice, but at least till end of April for all activities.

14 Mar 2020

In light of the expanding outbreak of the Corona virus, and after careful consideration and consultation with our staff, we have decided to postpone the Spring School courses to September or October.



11 Mar 2020

Please be informed that we are migrating soilgrids.org to a new server. As a result, soilgrids.org may be unreachable for 48 to 72 hours in between 11 March and  18 March.

09 Mar 2020

New paper by Aitkenhead MJ, Poggio L, Wardell-Johnson D, Coull MC, Rivington M, Black HIJ, Yacob G, Boke S and Habte M on 'Estimating soil properties from smartphone imagery in Ethiopia' in Computers and Electronics in Agriculture.



27 Feb 2020

New Geoderma paper on 'Assessing countrywide soil organic carbon stock using hybrid machine learning modelling and legacy soil data in Cameroon', by Francis B.T. Silatsaa, Martin Yemefack, Fritz O. Tabi , Gerard B.M. Heuvelink and Johan G.B. Leenaars.



26 Feb 2020

New paper in Geoderma on 'Extrapolation of a structural equation model for digital soil mapping ' by Angelini et al, with contributions from our colleagues Bas Kempen and Gerard Heuvelink.


26 Feb 2020

New paper on 'Rescue and renewal of legacy soil resource inventories in Iran as an input to digital soil mapping' in Geoderma Regional by Rasaei et al., including our guest researcher David Rossiter.  



17 Feb 2020

The Climate Food and Farming Network (CLIFF) and the Global Research Alliance (GRA) awards 54 PhD fellowships for 2021 on the measurement and management of greenhouse gas emissions and carbon storage in agricultural systems. Two opportunities are available at ISRIC: #1  - 'Advances in global mapping of soil carbon sequestration potential and links with drought conditions' and, #32 - 'Improved soil carbon mapping in sub-Saharan Africa to support soil fertility and climate mitigation studies.