Welcome to our new staff member Dr Laura Poggio

09 Oct 2018

Laura joined ISRIC in October 2018. She will mainly be dealing with digital soil mapping and modelling projects, notably spatio-temporal modelling of carbon and other soil properties as well as land quality indicators.

Laura has a background in forestry and environmental sciences. During her PhD she focused on the development of a simplified land-use modelling method for the assessment of the risk of heavy metal polluted soil towards human health, and evaluating the influence of planning measures on this risk. Other research experiences (JRC - Ispra (I)) included the analysis and evaluation of pan-European geographical data-sets with investigation of data quality and error propagation. more …