Upcoming training events & workshops

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Here is a list of our upcoming trainings and workshops worldwide. To learn more about participation options, follow the links provided for each item. We are looking forward to welcoming you in one of our courses!

Training 'Digital Soil Organic Carbon Mapping: towards the development of national soil organic carbon stock maps'

Date: 06- 23 Jun 2017
Location: Wageningen, the Netherlands

Training on digital soil mapping

Date: 29 May - 2 June 2017
Location: Windhoek, Namibia
ISRIC will train 16 land resources management professionals from Namibia in digital soil mapping methods with the statistical software R for the purpose of developing of soil organic carbon (SOC) maps for Land Degradation Neutrality Target Setting. The training will include the following topics: modelling spatial variability, ordinary kriging, regression-kriging, machine learning algorithms, data preparation, map validation and alternates between lectures and hands-on computer exercises. This training is part of a three-week training on methods for developing baselines of Land Degradation Neutrality indicators.


Workshop on developing Apps and Geo-services for Open Soil Data

Date: 2-4 July 2017
Location: Wageningen, the Netherlands
More information: Directly following the Pedometrics 2017 conference, ISRIC will host an international workshop on developing apps and geo-services for open soil data (data released under an Open Data license) jointly with the LandPKS project.The event will be used to give demos of the new apps and systems released in 2016 and 2017, and to discuss future directions and international collaboration. If you have already registered for Pedometrics 2017, consider extending your stay for three extra days. We expect about 50-60 participants from several active projects developing technology for collecting, processing and serving open soil data to attend. Registrations for this workshop will close on April 1st, 2017.
More about the workshop | Pedometric conference 2017 | LandPKS project