4th Global Workshop on Digital Soil Mapping

05/24/2010 08:00
05/26/2010 18:00
Europe/Amsterdam

The workshop will be held under the auspices of: The INTERNATIONAL UNION OF SOIL SCIENCES 
The Working Group on Digital Soil Mapping (WG-DSM).

Organizing committee:

  • Giuseppe Scarascia – CRA Roma, Italy
  • Florence Carré – JRC, Italy
  • Rosario Napoli – CRA Roma, Italy
  • Rosa Francaviglia – CRA Roma, Italy
  • Edoardo A.C. Costantini – CRA Firenze, Italy
  • Alessandro Marchetti – CRA Roma, Italy
  • Chiara Piccini – CRA Roma, Italy
  • Federica Riccioni – CRA Roma, Italy
  • Simone Priori – CRA Firenze, Italy
  • Antonio Leone – CNR Roma, Italy

Scientific committee:

  • Janis BOETTINGER – Utah State University, USA
  • Alex McBRATNEY – University of Sydney, Australia
  • Neil McKENZIE – CSIRO, Australia
  • Philippe LAGACHERIE – INRA, France
  • Thorsten BEHRENS – University of Tuebingen, Germany
  • Florence CARRE – JRC, Italy
  • Jon HEMPEL – USDA NRCS, USA
  • Alfred HARTEMINK – ISRIC-World Soil Information, Netherlands
  • A-Xing ZHU – University of Wisconsin, USA
  • Maria de Lourdes MENDONÇA-SANTOS – EMBRAPA Solos, Brazil
  • Cristiano BALLABIO – University of Milano-Bicocca (UNIMIB), Italy
  • Budiman MINASNY – University of Sydney (Australia)
  • Raphael VISCARRA-ROSSEL – CSIRO, Australia
  • Bas VAN WESEMAEL – Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
  • Francesca GARFAGNOLI – University of Firenze, Italy
  • Sabine GRUNWALD – University of Florida, USA

Draft Program:

  • SUNDAY 23 – 15.00 – 18.00 Pre-Registration
  • MONDAY 24 – 1st day, Workshop sessions
  • TUESDAY 25 – 2nd day, Workshop sessions – Social Dinner
  • WEDNESDAY 26 – 3rd day, Workshop session – Departure to Siena
  • THURSDAY 27 – Field Trip to Siena

Workshop Topics (first draft):

  • DSM techniques for high spatial resolution soil properties mapping (sensors)
  • Partially dynamic environmental scenarios in DSM/DSA
  • DSM in 3-D: 3D space and 1D time and 2D space
  • Continental/Global DSM techniques and standards
  • Innovative Soil Inference Systems
  • Digital Soil Assessment: techniques and example implementations
  • Digital Soil Mapping and Digital Soil Assessment operational tools
  • Modelling uncertainties in Digital Soil Assessment

Scientific Field Trip:

  • Tuscany: Siena 27-28 May 2010
  • The field trip will be organized in three days, with the following draft program:

26 May, (17.00)

  • start from Rome with a Bus, direction Brolio Site (Siena Chianti hills).
  • Lunch in Brolio area
  • Dinner and Night nearby Brolio

27 May,

  • morning: visit to the experimental fields in Brolio in which the CRA-ABP is carrying out some soil investigations with both proximal sensors and remote sensing image on soil-crop (vineyards) relations.
  • Visit of Vine Factory “Castello di Brolio”.
  • afternoon: site stop in Montagnola Senese Area, and discussion about a) digital soil mapping of both soils and quaternary paleosoils; b) 3D reconstruction of pedostratigraphic levels supporting the quaternary geological map of the area
  • Dinner and Night in Siena

28 May, (8.30)

  • departure to Rome
  • arrival at lunchtime.

Conference Registration fee:

  • 300 € (Until the 1 of March 2010)
  • 350 € (After the 1 of March 2010)
Location: 
CNR Conference Room
Piazzale Aldo Moro, 7
Rome, 00185
Italy
41° 54' 8.2548" N, 12° 30' 42.7788" E