Institute full name:

ISRIC – World Soil Information

Institute acronym:

ISRIC

Institute profile:

ISRIC - World Soil Information is an independent, science-based foundation. The institute was founded in 1966 following a recommendation of the International Soil Science Society (ISSS) and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). It has a mandate to serve the international community with information about the world’s soil resources to help addressing major global issues. ISRIC is the International Council for Science (ICSU) accredited World Data Centre for Soils (WDC-Soils) since 1989 and it maintains the World Soil Museum.
ISRIC collaborates with a wide range of partners worldwide and it operates in three priority areas:
• soil data and soil mapping
• application of soil data in global development issues
• training and education

Institute website

http://www.isric.org/

Address

Droevendaalsesteeg 3 (Building 101)
6708 PB Wageningen
The Netherlands

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 Involved Personnel

Contact info

Key qualifications

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Dr Zhanguo Bai
Project leader

Tel: +31 317 483692
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Senior researcher;
Integrated soil and land degradation assessment and restoration using GIS, remote sensing and environmental radionuclides/isotopes tracers

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Dr Thomas Caspari

Tel: +31 317 483741
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Soil scientist; application of soil data in global development issues; GIS applications; soil description and classification; teaching

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Drs Godert van Lynden

Tel: +31 317 483755
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Dep. Director and Senior researcher in land degradation and sustainable land management

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Dr Tom Hengl

Tel: +31 317 484199
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Senior research at ISRIC; analysis of various environmental spatio-temporal data, automated soil mapping, R programmer 09 Hengl

Dr Gerard B.M. Heuvelink

Tel: 31 317 482723
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Senior researcher;
statistics, geo-statistics, pedometrics, digital soil mapping, uncertainty analysis
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Project partners can apply for registration by sending an email to: harm.gooren@wur.nl or klaas.oostindie@wur.nl

This project has received funding from:

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the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme for research & innovation under grant agreement no 63570


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Chinese Academy of Sciences


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Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation. Contract: 15.0170-1