ESDAC Highlights

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15

Nov

2021

Manure and soil biodiversity. Data on annual manure production in the European Union plus the Database of articles reviewed to find the links between manure and soil biodiversity (described in this research study)

10

Nov

2021

Soil microbial biomass and respiration:  Using the LUCAS soil biodiversity samples in EU, we developed datasets predicting potential soil basal respiration at 20°C, soil microbial biomass as estimated by substrate-induced respiration, and soil microbial respiratory quotient across Europe.

5

Oct

2021

Two new positions are available at the JRC, in relation to soil and the EU Soil Observatory. One is on the development of the Integrated Soil Monitoring System. The other on the development of indicators of soil organic carbon.

20

Sep

2021

EU Soil Observatory (EUSO) Forum takes place 19-21 October 2021. Preliminary agenda includes a high level meeting, Integrated monitoring, WGs, Young Soil Forum. Register here.

20

Sep

2021

Data on copper accumulation and net export from EU vineyards as described in a recent publication.

15

Sep

2021

Soil erosion projections 2050.Data on soil loss, c-factor and rainfall erosivity

10

Sep

2021

Young Soil Researchers Forum. Please submit your abstract by 20.9.2021.

2

Sep

2021

We Coupled the Mercury stocks with soil loss by water erosion to estimate the eventual Hg fluxes with sediment transport. Data available as documented in the publication

 

15

Jul

2021

PhD position in “Sustainable peatland management by mapping, monitoring and modelling the Carbon cycle”. Joint JRC and ETHZ project. Deadline: 16.8.2021

12

Jul

2021

[SAVE THE DATE] The first ever EUSO Stakeholders Forum will be held on 19-21 October 2021. Details (agenda, modalities) will be published on the EUSO webpages of the JRC Science Hub.

25

Jun

2021

20 September 2021. Remtech Expo opening session: "From policy talking to industry actions- Zero Pollution for Soil: will we manage by 2050?"

24

Jun

2021

One Health, Environment, Society Conference: Save the date 21-24 June 2022

11

Jun

2021

Recently, scientists from EU Soil Observatory published an article on Soil security for European Union

19

May

2021

EU-funded  SoilCare  project  will  hold its final  conference  on June  24th  10.30-15.00

4

May

2021

New version v3.0.6 of the PERSAM tool contains a small bug fix. Check it out on the PERSAM page.

3

May

2021

A handy one-page overview of all datasaets publicly available in ESDAC: the name (and link) for the dataset and a short abstract.

30

Apr

2021

The distribution of mineral-associated and particulate soil organic matter in Europe and its sensitivity to climate change. Dataset on SOM fractions documented in the publication in Nature Geosciences

27

Apr

2021

Vacancy at JRC: Project Manager, Scientific Research Development of Soil Health Indicators. INDICATIVE CONTRACT’S DURATION: 36 months with possible renewals up to 6 years. Deadline for application submission: 30/04/2021. More

29

Mar

2021

Vacancy at JRC: Project Manager, Scientific Research Development of Soil Organic Carbon Indicators. INDICATIVE CONTRACT’S DURATION: 36 months with possible renewals up to 6 years. Deadline for application submission: 26/04/2021. More info

9

Mar

2021

The JRC is recruiting a Scientific Officer with expertise in diffuse soil pollution. Details of the post and application can be found here. Deadline for application submission is 14 April 2021.

9

Mar

2021

There is a new version of the PERSAM tool (v3.0.5) for predicting environmental concentrations of pesticides in top-soil. In support of the EFSA Guidance Document for predicting environmental concentrations of active substances of plant protection products in soil (EFSA, 2017

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.

19

Nov

2019

The Land and Soil Management Award rewards land use and soil management practices mitigating soil threats

11

Sep

2019

Download the GIS maps of Chemical properties in EU. pH (H2O), pH (CaCl2), Cation Exchange Capacity (CEC), Calcium carbonates (CaCO3), C:N ratio, Nitrogen (N), Phosphorus (P) and Potassium (K).

10

Jul

2019

New dataset: LUCAS 2015 Topsoil data of Switzerland,  in support to the paper “Comparison of sampling with a spade and gouge auger for topsoil monitoring at the continental scale” in the European Journal of Soil Science

1

Jul

2019

PhD Joint Position JRC/ETHZ on Phosphorus component and biogeochemical modelling framework