The European Soil Data Centre

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The European Soil Data Centre

The European Soil Data Centre (ESDAC) is the EU centre for soil related data. It aims to serve as a single reference point for soil-related data and information at European level. The information provided is relevant for a number of EU policy areas: agriculture, soil and water protection, nature health and environment, and sustainable development.

The soil researchers and enthusiasts can find a variety datasets, maps, reports and documents, as well information on soil related EU projects with the participation of JRC. The website also contains calendar with interesting soil-related events, vacancies and calls.

The resources are organized by themes:

Erosion by water

Soil Organic Carbon Content

Wind Erosion

Harvest Erosion

Soil Compaction

Soil Salinization

Soil Biodiversity


Soil Sealing

Soil Contamination

Soil pH


Soil Hydraulic Properties

Soil Sampling

Integrated Soil Modelling

You can also subscribe to ESDAC Newsletter to receive their monthly newsletter and stay tuned.

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