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All the latest news, articles and information on HoliSoils activities, and topics of interest related to forest soils, climate change mitigation, land use, land-use change, and forestry.

New funding opportunities for the EU Mission ‘A Soil Deal for Europe’

New funding opportunities for the EU Mission ‘A Soil Deal for Europe’

After an amendment to the Horizon Europe Work Programme 2021-2022, new opportunities for funding have been published on the Commission’s funding and tender opportunities portal to contribute to the A…

Young scientist session on Climate Smart Forestry

Young scientist session on Climate Smart Forestry

EFI Annual Conference, 5 October 2022 Call for grants now closed but you can still register to join the session! https://efi.int/membership/ac/2022 A great opportunity to present your research on Climate…

HoliSoils celebrates a year of working together for forest soils

HoliSoils celebrates a year of working together for forest soils

The first HoliSoils project meeting and General Assembly took place in Helsinki in mid May 2022. The project celebrated a year of activities, with scientific presentations from each of the…

Survey on forest soil greenhouse gas inventories in Europe now launched

Survey on forest soil greenhouse gas inventories in Europe now launched

In scope of the HoliSoils project, the Thuenen Institute (consortium partner) launched a questionnaire to review the different methods of calculating and reporting GHG fluxes in European countries. The aim…

PhD defence invitation – Soil organic carbon modelling

PhD defence invitation – Soil organic carbon modelling

PhD candidate Elisa Bruni from the Climate and Environmental Sciences Laboratory (LSCE) in France is pleased to invite you to her doctoral thesis defence entitled “Soil organic carbon modelling: estimating…

4th Ecology of Soil Microorganisms Conference 2022

4th Ecology of Soil Microorganisms Conference 2022

The Institute of Microbiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences (a member of the HoliSoils consortium) is pleased to invite you to the 4th conference on the Ecology of Soil…

Have your say on soil health! – Protecting, sustainably managing and restoring EU soils

Have your say on soil health! – Protecting, sustainably managing and restoring EU soils

Soils are crucial for food, nature and our economy and deserve the same level of protection as water, air or the marine environment. The European Commission aims to prepare a…

Webinar: Recent developments in modelling water balance and ghg emissions from forested peatlands

Webinar: Recent developments in modelling water balance and ghg emissions from forested peatlands

Details Start: 9:00 AM (CET) 4 March 2022End: 12:00 PM (CET) 4 March 2022 Organizer Luke Finland Website: https://www.luke.fi/en/ Venue Online / Microsoft Teams Description In recent years, significant model…

Postdoc opportunity in Microbial Ecology of Forest Soils

Postdoc opportunity in Microbial Ecology of Forest Soils

The Laboratory of Environmental Microbiology (Czech Academy of Sciences) is looking for a motivated postdoctoral fellow. The position is offered for an initial period of one year, but may be extended for…

HoliSoils in a nutshell

HoliSoils in a nutshell

Soils are crucial for the global climate and human wellbeing, providing clear benefits for people and the planet in their sustainable management. Knowledge gaps on forest soil processes and the…