Working together for forest soils
Holistic management practices, modelling & monitoring for European Forest Soils
HoliSoils tackles gaps in knowledge on forest soil processes and aims to harmonise available soil monitoring information to support decision making towards climate and sustainability goals. HoliSoils identifies and tests novel soil management practices aiming to mitigate climate change and sustain provision of various ecosystem services essential for human livelihoods and wellbeing.
The Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences of the University of Helsinki is seeking applications for the position of Professor or Assistant/Associate Professor in Terrestrial Ecosystem Ecology. The candidate is expected to have a…
‘Soils really matter but they are understudied, especially forest soils.’ This quote by Raisa Mäkipää, HoliSoils’ coordinator from the Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), opens a new piece in the Horizon Magazine featuring HoliSoils.…
Forest soils are teeming with life and biodiversity. They enable the growth of trees, berry plants and mushrooms that are essential to human consumption and economy and contribute to mitigation of the climate change by storing carbon and consuming greenhouse gas methane.