2nd Joint workshop for Digital Soil Mapping and GlobalSoilMap IUSS WGs

Workshop announcement

Venue: Goa (India)

Dates: 14-18 December 2020

Preliminary programme:

14 December : training workshop

15-17 December: Scientific sessions

18 December: Filed trip

Abstract Submission

Abstract submission is open until the 1st of June at Easychair: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=soilmapping2020

Key topics:

GlobalSoilMap :

  • Advances
  • Specifications and requirements
  • National scale examples
  • Integration of local data into global products
  • Harmonisation issues

Advances in Digital Soil Mapping:

  • Data collection and processing of soil data, soil and environmental sampling optimization and links to Spectroscopy and spectral library
  • Applied statistics for DSM including Upscaling and downscaling,
  • Uncertainty estimation and propagation

DSM and digital soil assessment:

  • Soil information for environmental modelling and management
  • Soil organic carbon mapping; modelling and forecasting
  • Soil degradation and links with other issues (water, air, biosphere, human health)
  • Soil functions and ecosystem services mapping, soil security mapping