22 Jun 2020

As indicated earlier, services for SoilGrids version 2017 have been discontinued in view of the new release of SoilGrids version 2020.Data for the superseded SoilGrids version 2017 will remain available as geotiff at: https://files.isric.org/soilgrids/former/2017-03-10/data/ (Webdav service).

07 May 2020

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.

04 May 2020

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.

30 Apr 2020

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).

22 Apr 2020

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).

16 Apr 2020

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.

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.