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

Workshop announcement

Venue: Goa (India)

Dates: Postponed to 2022 due to COVID travel limitations

Bridge activities will be announced here

Preliminary programme:

1st day : training workshop

2nd-4th day: Scientific sessions

5th day: Field trip

Abstract Submission

Abstract submission is closed.

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