WORLDSOILS

Monitoring global topsoil using space-borne EO data

WORLDSOILS is an application project funded by the European Space Agency (ESA) developed within the EO Science for Society slice of the 5th Earth Observation Envelope Programme (EOEP-5).

WORLDSOILS Monitoring System

WORLDSOILS aims to develop a pre-operational Soil Monitoring System to provide yearly estimations of Soil Organic Carbon (SOC) at global scale, exploiting space-based EO data leveraging large soil data archives and modelling techniques to improve the spatial resolution and accuracy of SOC maps.

End-users

The project engaging and bringing together authoritative end users with a mandate on reporting on soils, the proximal soil mapping community, the digital soil mapping community and EO experts for developing in close cooperation soil indices relevant for monitoring the global top soils as baseline information for downstream research, institutional and commercial applications and services (e.g. reporting, soil management systems, agricultural applications, …).

Case Studies

The EO-driven approach will be test in three pilot regions to validate the system have been chosen to represent different bioclimatic regions of European territory with a  range of vegetation types, land use and soil types.

Are you interested in becoming a stakeholder? 

WORLDSOILS has a strong focus on the collaboration between partners and end users with a mandate on reporting on soils, the proximal soil mapping community, the digital soil mapping community and EO experts. 

Help us consolidating and specifying the system user requirements and improving the results and recommendations of this project !

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