ESDAC Highlights

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22

Feb

2021

The JRC is recruiting a Scientific Officer for the development of an integrated soil monitoring system. Details of the post and application can be found here. Deadline for application submission is 15 March 2021.

17

Feb

2021

Land degradation in global arable lands: data and peer-reviewed paper.

3

Feb

2021

The European Commission has launched an online public consultation on the development of a new EU Soil Strategy. (Feedback period: 02 February 2021 - 28 April 2021)

21

Jan

2021

Mercury assessment in EU topsoils. A new Hg dataset at 250m resolution is available as described in the recent publication.

11

Jan

2021

Multispectral reflectance data on LUCAS 2015 are available

16

Nov

2020

The EU Soil Observatory was launched on Friday 4 December 2020. See Launch Event.

6

Nov

2020

Today the European Commission has published the roadmap for the new Soil Strategy. It welcomes stakeholders’ feedback via the ‘have your say’ website until 3 December 2020.

29

Oct

2020

On 10 September 2020, the European Soil Partnership held its Seventh Plenary Meeting (online). Agenda, input documents, presentations and final report of the meeting are available from this site.

20

Oct

2020

Reconstruction of past erosivity and trend detection. Modelled datasets on past erosivity (1961-2018) are available

7

Oct

2020

LUCAS 2015 Topsoil data are released, containing soil properties data (texture, coarse fragments, pH, OC, CaCO3, N, P, K, EC (Electrical conductivity)) for 21,859 samples in EU. 

16

Sep

2020

Publications in Journals include more than 280 published papers from the Soil Group in the JRC.

11

Sep

2020

Global phosphorus losses due to soil erosion. P loss for arable soils, due to erosion by water, globally of approximately 5.9 kg ha-1 yr-1. A research article published in Nature Communications has published. Data are also available

8

Sep

2020

Carbon mitigation potential and radiative agricultural land management. The role of Albedo in mitigating soil climate. Data also available.

1

Sep

2020

Climate change and anthropogenic land use could result in an average increase in soil erosion of up to 66% by 2070. A research article in PNAS has published on this topic and the data are available.

31

Jul

2020

The relevance of sustainable soil management within the European Green Deal

18

Jul

2020

A new research on Plutonium and Cesium inventories in European topsoils. Data available

1

Jul

2020

Joint JRC/LSCE PhD position in “Carbon and nutrient balances as affected by soil erosion in Europe”  

26

Jun

2020

"Caring for Soil is Caring for Life" is the title of the mission proposed by the Soil Health and Food Mission Board

7

Jun

2020

PhD Position in Soil Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning - JRC and University of Zurich

5

Jun

2020

Call for proposals for action grants to finance Preparatory projects under the LIFE sub-programmes for environment and climate action. Deadline: 10.9.2020

16

May

2020

The sediment data are now also available at 25m resolution

29

Apr

2020

We make available the scoreboard for soil erosion indicators including SDG Soil erosion indicator, CAP Context indicator. A recent publication proposes the use of those indicators for agricultural, environmental, climate policies.

27

Mar

2020

JRC vacancy in  Land and Soil degradation assessment. The application deadline was extended to 25.5.2020

12

Dec

2019

Joint PhD on soil biodiversity JRC/University of Zurich. New deadline for application (7.2.2020)

19

Nov

2019

Soil Organic Matter (SOM) fractions for 186 LUCAS 2009 soil samples (grassland, forest). Data are available.