After the release of the 2020 version of SoilGrids (see here for more details), a number of changes will happen to the soilgrids.org services and associated infrastructures. We are aware that these changes may have an impact on users of our services.
Since the sneak preview on World Soil Day 2019, ISRIC - World Soil Information has been finalizing a new set of soil property maps for the world (SoilGrids250m), incorporating comments from many experts and organizations. Numerous improvements were implemented since publication of the `2017 version’, making this a completely new product. The GIS layers can be accessed using various services.
ISRIC is preparing for a new release of SoilGrids. This involves migrating the services to a new website and host. Unfortunately, this means that soilgrids.org will be down for a couple of days until the new release goes live (planned for 4 May).
Today marks the launch of the Soil Spectroscopy programme of the Global Soil Laboratory Network (GLOSOLAN) of the Global Soil Partnership (GSP), which is based at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
In light of the coronavirus outbreak, the Spring School for 2020 has been definitely cancelled.
We took into consideration the health and well-being of our international participants as well as the uncertainty about the end of the corona crisis, and the international and local measures that may still be in place in the coming months.
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.
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.