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.


Soil benefits

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.