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Terrestrial Carbon (TerraC) Information System

TerraC is dedicated to: (i) advance terrestrial carbon science through sharing of carbon and environmental data; (ii) facilitate environmental synthesis; and (iii) enhance collaboration among researchers, scientists, and extension specialists through shared resources. TerraC offers tools to upload, store, manage, query, analyze, and download data characterizing terrestrial carbon dynamics from various sources, including soils, plants/biomass, […]

What is Pedometrics?

Pedometrics = pedos [soil] and metron [measurement] “Pedometrics” (term coined by A.B. McBratney) is a neologism, which stems from the Greek words pedos [soil] and metron [measurement]. It is formed and used analogously to other applied statistical fields such as biometrics, psychometrics, econometrics etc. (see Preface of Geoderma, 1994: 62). Pedometrics is defined as: “the […]

World Soil Day 2015

The 68th United Nations General Assembly has designated 5th of December as World Soil Day and declared 2015 as the International Year of Soils.