Pedometrics Webinar 2, June 2021

Dear colleagues,

In February 2021 we had our first Pedometrics Webinar. It was so well received by the community that we decided to have a second round. Therefore, we are now happy to welcome you all to join the second Pedometrics webinar, this time focusing on topics relevant to the WGs Digital Soil Mapping (and Assessment) and Global Soil Map. The event will take place on 16 and 17 June 2021.

The format (3.5 hours length for each time zone):

  • Introduction (5 minutes)
  • Setting the scene in the field in DSM/Global Soil Map: three 15(+5) minutes talks (total 1 hour)
  • Break (15 minutes with online breakout room option for informal discussion/small talk/coffee/beer)
  • Short talks (preference for early career scientists): four 7(+3) minutes talks + 10 minutes general discussion total 50 minutes)
  • Break (15 minutes with online breakout room option for informal discussion/small talk/coffee/beer)
  • Short talks (preference for early career scientists): four 7(+3) minutes talks + 10 minutes general discussion total 50 minutes)
  • Closing (5 minutes)

Important dates:

  • Abstract submission opens May 4th. This is a google form. If you can not access it please send an email to laura (dot) poggio (at) isric (dot) com and titia (dot) mulder (at) wur (dot) nl.
  • Abstract submission will close: June 4th (no extension)
  • Decision on abstract: June 9th
  • Program online: June 14th (latest)
  • Webinar: June 16-17 (online with Zoom)

The final program for 16th June 2021:

Here is the program of the session I which will take place the 16th June 2021

UTC16/06First NameFamily NameAffiliationCountryTitle
6:05Extended talkAndreeNenkam menthoSydney Institute of Agriculture & School of Life and Environmental Sciences, The University of Sydney, AustraliaAustraliaUsing homosoil to enrich sparsed soil data infrastructures globally
6:35Extended talkAlexandreWadouxSydney Institute of Agriculture & School of Life and Environmental Sciences, The University of Sydney, AustraliaAustraliaAn integrated approach for the evaluation of quantitative soil maps through Taylor and solar diagrams
7:20Short TalkCynthiavan LeeuwenISRIC – World Soil Museum / Wageningen UniversityNetherlandsModelling measurement error in wet chemistry soil data with linear mixed-effects models
7:30Short TalkJánosMészárosInstitute for Soil Sciences, Centre for Agricultural ResearchHungaryAccuracy assessment of bare soil map of Hungary generated from mid-term Sentinel-2 data
7:40Short TalkStefanOechslinBerner FachhochschuleSwitzerlandDistinguish mineral and organic soil horizons in Histosols and Fluvisols by automated image analysis for DSM
7:50Short TalkYin-ChungHuangDepartment of Agricultural Chemistry, National Taiwan UniversityTaiwanCharacterization of podzolic soils using digital morphometrics in a subtropical subalpine forest of Taiwan
8:00General discussion
8:25Short TalkAnatolHelfensteinWageningen University and ResearchNetherlandsFive approaches to evaluate map accuracy: 3D soil pH maps at 25m resolution for the Netherlands
8:35Short TalkArseniyZhogolevV.V. Dokuchaev Soil Scienece InstituteRussiaSoil Mapping Based on Globally Optimal Decision Trees
8:45Short TalkDestikaCahyanaICALRD/IPB UniversityIndonesiaEvaluation of digital soil mapping and soil landscapes relationships in the tropical moonsoon sub-climate in Jember District, East Java, Indonesia.
8:55Short TalkAnnamáriaLaborcziInstitute for Soil Sciences, Centre for Agricultural ResearchHungarySpatio-temporal modelling of soil organic carbon stock in Hungary to support land degradation neutrality assessment
9:05General discussion

The final program for 17th June 2021:

Here is the program of the session II which will take place the 17th June 2021

UTC17/06First NameFamily NameAffiliationCountryTitle
15:05Extended talkDavidRossiterISRIC-World Soil InformationNetherlandsHow well does Predictive Soil Mapping represent soil geography? Preliminary results of an investigation from the USA
15:35Extended talkViacheslavVasenevWageningen UniversityNetherlandsModeling the effect of urban heat island on the spatial-temporal variation of soil microbial respiration in Moscow megapolis
16:20Short TalkMarcosAngeliniNational Institute of Agricultural TechnologyArgentinaMultivariate digital soil mapping to support soil quality index mapping in southern France
16:30Short TalkQuentinStycUMR LISAHFranceDigital soil mapping of soil available water capacity from legacy soil data: a test in an irrigated perimeter in Southern France
16:40Short TalkMaria ElizaTurekFederal University of Paraná; ISRIC – World Soil InformationBrazilGlobal mapping of volumetric water content at 10, 33 and 1500 kPa using the WoSIS database
16:50Short TalkMarioGuevaraCentro de Geociencias – UNAMMexicoMapping soil carbon sequestration across Argentina and Mexico using Roth C
17:00General discussion
17:25Short TalkTomislavHenglOpenGeoHub foundationNetherlandsSpatiotemporal modeling of soil organic carbon at coarse and high spatial resolution: a framework for long-term monitoring of soils
17:35Short TalkTabassomSedighiCranfield UniversityUnited KingdomUsing advanced Bayesian methods to predict soil properties
17:45Short TalkGiulioGenovaFree University of Bolzano, Faculty of Science and Technology, Bolzano/Bozen, ItalyItalyArtificial Neural Networks for Global Soil Mapping
17:55Short TalkFabrícioTerraFederal University of Jequitinhonha and Mucuri ValleysBrazilHow useful can mid-IR spectra be for direct applications in soil survey and classification?

Participation & registration

You are welcome to join both days, free of charge. If you submit an abstract you will be able to present your work in your preferred time zone. For participation and abstract submission, please fill in the registration form:

Abstract submission is open to all career stages. We encourage all early career scientists to join and submit an abstract to this event for the short talks! ‘Set-the-scene’ talks are contributions that should focus on the future of DSM/GlobalSoilMap and/or reflecting on existing challenges.

Note, if you have submitted an abstract in the first webinar and did not present, feel free to submit the same abstract again.

All pedometricians are encouraged to join in order to contribute to the fruitful scientific discussion.  

Looking forward to see you all (online) soon,

All the best,

The organizing committee,

Laura Poggio, Titia Mulder, Nicolas Saby, Alessandro Samuel-Rosa, Alexandre Wadoux, Pierre Roudier