Meeting on Soil Data for GEOSS

Submitted by ISRadmin on Thu, 07/18/2013 - 13:39

Meeting on Soil Data for GEOSS sub-task US-09-03c

The e-SOTER partners ISRIC and JRC have drafted a sub-task sheet for the GEOSS workplan, focussing on a global soil information system. They realize that other global and regional organizations that collect or provide soil data are needed to materialize the huge task described in the sùb-task. As a first step in this process a meeting in Prague on 24-25

Organizations that will attend include: GEO Secretariat, GlobalSoilMap.net node leaders, e-SOTER project partners, FAO and dedicated FP7 digital soil mapping research projects (Digisoil and iSoil).


Draft Agenda

Venue: Czech University of Life Sciences, Kamycka 129, 16521 Praha 6 - Suchdol, Czech Republic


Thursday 24 September


14:00-14:30  General introduction (e-SOTER project)

14:30-15:00  The role of GEOS (GEO Secretariat)

15:00-16:00  Status of global soil observation (….)

16:00-16:15  Break

16:15-18:00  Potential contributions from partner organizations (all)

Friday 25 September

09:00-11:00  Workplan (all)

11:15-12:30  Workplan (continued)

12:30-13:00  Conclusions and wrap-up