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September 1, 2022

Following up on his previous blog post, Zsolt Pinke writes that the drought situation demands an urgent solution to the European agriculture and the recharge of soil moisture. The latest drought map published by the flagship journal of European agronomy draws attention to the most critical areas in Europe, which includes Ukraine, France and other important grain exporters of Central Europe. Post includes a one-minute animation of the July droughts in Europe based on the maps of EDO JRC.   Read full post

Related Nodal Office(s): European Nodal Office   Related Working Group(s): Shifting Cultivation in Transition, Related Working Group(s): Agricultural Land Abandonment as a Global Land-Use Change Phenomenon

News

September 9, 2022

A new paper in Environmental Research Letters uses a novel household dataset and a quasi-experimental design to estimate household-level changes in agricultural productivity and other LSLA outcomes in Tanzania.

News

September 8, 2022

ISC Fellows are eminent scientists, engineers and thought leaders from across the spectrum of science and society. The Fellowship is the highest honour that can be conferred on an individual by the International Science Council and recognizes outstanding contributions to the promotion of science as a global public good. Deadline: 7 October

Event

September 6, 2022

The European Space Agency (ESA), in collaboration with Global Carbon Project, CEOS, NASA and the European Commission, is organising the 4th Carbon from Space Workshop to bring together the EO, in situ and Earth system science communities to identify gaps, challenges and issues to address in understanding the carbon cycle. The workshop, this time, will focus specifically on the terrestrial component of the carbon cycle and its interactions with the ocean and atmosphere. Deadline to register: 30 September

Event

September 6, 2022

This course focuses on EO for agriculture and water.

Event

September 6, 2022

ESA's Land Surface Temperature CCI project is holding a virtual user workshop 27-29 September in four 1-hour Zoom calls. They welcome all users and potential users, and registration is free. These global, multi-mission satellite-based climate data records are very topical given recent heatwaves! Deadline to register: 23 September

News

September 6, 2022

ESA has kicked off a new Vegetation Parameters project that will develop multi-mission satellite data records of Leaf Area Index and fAPAR to understand vegetation state and dynamics, and they are looking for user input.

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September 6, 2022

To be eligible, projects must involve communities at the grassroots level and deliver practical action that is founded on science. Deadline: 31 October

Jobs

September 6, 2022

The successful applicant will examine how expanding agricultural commodity frontiers influence the ability of smallholders to cope with climatic and hydrological stress in the Paraguayan Chaco, with a focus on the Pilcomayo River basin. Deadline: 1 December 2022, to start September 2023

News

September 6, 2022

A new paper in Ecology & Society shows a novel combination for visualizing the routes and reasons for migration in West Africa, among others.