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.
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.
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.
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.
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.