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Finding the right pixel size
Resource Type: Publications in Journals, Documents, Maps & Documents

Finding the right pixel size Hengl T., 2006. Finding the right pixel size. Computers and Geosciences, in press. Keywords: Grid resolution; Scale; Inspection density; Point pattern analysis; Variogram; Terrain complexity Access the research paper: Elsevier Publisher

Land Information Systems: Developments for planning the sustainable use of land resources.
Resource Type: ESBN Research Reports, Documents, Maps & Documents

Land Information Systems: Developments for planning the sustainable use of land resources. The Proceedings are divided into 8 sections. The European Perspective on the compilation, management, distribution and application of soil- and land-related databases(Section 1-2); The National Perspective in Europe, with contributions from all over the continent(Section 3); Techniques and Technologies on the application of new methodologies(Section 4); Environmental Applications using information systems for solving practical problems in the management of land(Section 5); Land Evaluation on traditional uses of soil and land data for land suitability(Section 6); Poster presentations(Section 7); and a Database Dictionary for the Soil Geographical Database of Europe(Section 8). H.J. Heineke, W. Eckelmann, A.J. Thomasson, R.J.A. Jones, L. Montanarella and B. Buckley (eds). EUR 17729 EN 546pp. (1998). Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg. Download report: (Size: 107 MB) Last Update: 10/10/2011 Navigate the Contents: Preview FrontPage:

Northern Circumpolar Soil Atlas
Resource Type: Poster Publications, Documents, Maps & Documents

Northern Circumpolar Soil Atlas Stolbovoy Vladimir (2007) The permafrost regions of the world are occupied by CRYOSOILS. These regions are at high latitudes and also at high elevations which are remote or uncomfortable for people to live. Northern Circumpolar Soil Atlas. Download Poster: or contact the Author V. Stolbovoy for more information

Base de donneés géoréférencée des sols pour l’Europe, Manuel de Procédures Version. 1.1.
Resource Type: Scientific-Technical Reports

Edité par le Bureau Europeen des Sols. Version française de J.J. Lambert. EUR 18092 FR, 174pp. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg.

Use of Mosses and Soils for the monitoring of trace elements in three elements in three landfills, used as urban waste disposal sites.
Resource Type: Conference Publications, Documents, Maps & Documents

Use of Mosses and Soils for the monitoring of trace elements in three elements in three landfills, used as urban waste disposal sites. R.M Cenci, F. Sena, et Al. Environmental monitoring of landfills sites is important to indirectly assess the corect functioning of waste disposal systems. SARDINIA 2003, Ninth International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, Sardinia, Italy. 6- 10 October 2003 Look for the article: Sardinia 2003 Proceedings

Origini dei Metalli Pesanti veicolati ai suoli italiani: Stime e confronto
Resource Type: Various Documents, Documents, Maps & Documents

Origini dei Metalli Pesanti veicolati ai suoli italiani: Stime e confronto R.M Cenci et Al. Origins of the Heavy Metals to Italian soils: Estimations and comparison Download the article

The distribution of peatland in Europe
Resource Type: Maps & Documents, Documents, Publications in Journals
Year: 2006

The distribution of peatland in Europe

L. Montanarella(1), R.J.A. Jones (2) and R. Hiederer (1) 

(1) Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, I-21020 Ispra (VA) - Italy,

(2) National Soil Resources Institute, Cranfield University, Silsoe, Bedford MK45 4DT, UK. © 2006 Published by Mires and Peat.

This paper derives the distribution of peatland in Europe as the extent of peat and peat-topped soils indicated by soil databases. 

Distribuzione di metalli pesanti in suoli e muschi della Sicilia
Resource Type: Various Documents, Documents, Maps & Documents

Distribuzione di metalli pesanti in suoli e muschi della Sicilia R.M Cenci et Al. Distribution of heavy metals in grounds and mosses of the Sicily Download the article

Soil Erosion Risk Assessment in Europe.
Resource Type: Scientific-Technical Reports

VAN DER KNIJFF, J.M., JONES, R.J.A. and MONTANARELLA, L. (2000). EUR 19044 EN, 34pp.

The use of pedotransfer in soil hydrology research in Europe.
Resource Type: ESBN Research Reports, Documents, Maps & Documents

The use of pedotransfer in soil hydrology research in Europe. A. Bruand, O. Duval, H.Wösten and A. Lilly (eds). EUR 17307 EN 211pp. (1997). Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg. Download report: (Size: 39 MB) Preview FrontPage : Last Update: 10/10/2011

Soil Sampling to Certify the Changes of Organic Carbon in Mineral Soils
Resource Type: Poster Publications, Documents, Maps & Documents

Soil Sampling to Certify the Changes of Organic Carbon in Mineral Soils Stolbovoy Vladimir, Luca Montanarella, Nicola Filippi, Senthil-Kumar Selvaradjou and Javier Gallego. Many soil functions are driven by the soil organic carbon (SOC) content, (e.g. fertility, buffering capacity, adsorption and absorption of chemicals, filtering to maintain water quality, regulation of atmospheric gas composition, etc.). Download Poster: or contact the Author V. Stolbovoy for more information

Control of an area at potential risk from incineration plants before their start up and during the operation
Resource Type: Conference Publications, Documents, Maps & Documents

Control of an area at potential risk from incineration plants before their start up and during the operation R.M Cenci, L. Musmeci, F. Sena, G. Lodigiani, P. Anelli and A. Soresini. The most wide spread systems employed in waste management are the disposal in landfill and the incineration. It seems to be that incineration is the less dangerous choice....... SARDINIA 2003, Ninth International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, Sardinia, Italy. 6-10 October 2003 Look for the article: Sardinia 2003 Proceedings

Soil Databases to support sustainable development.
Resource Type: ESBN Research Reports, Documents, Maps & Documents

Soil Databases to support sustainable development. Soil Information in the European Union: Belgium, Denmark, England-wales, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Nothern Ireland, Portugal, Scotland, Spain. C. Le Bas and M. Jamagne (eds). EUR 16371 EN 149pp. (1996). Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg. Download report: (Size: 35 MB) Preview FrontPage : Last Update: 10/10/2011

Distribution of heavy metals and radio-elements in soils and mosses of an area of rubbish dump of the Appennino Reggiano (Distribuzione di metalli pesanti e radionuclidi in suoli e muschi di un'area di discarica dell' Appennino Reggiano)
Resource Type: Conference Publications, Documents, Maps & Documents

Distribution of heavy metals and radio-elements in soils and mosses of an area of rubbish dump of the Appennino Reggiano (Distribuzione di metalli pesanti e radionuclidi in suoli e muschi di un'area di discarica dell' Appennino Reggiano) R.M Cenci et Al. La scienza del suolo per l' ambiente (Convegno Nazionale), Venice, Italy. 12-16 June 2000 Look for the article: Proceedings, pp. 333 - 340, 2000

Estimation du risque d’érosion en Italie.
Resource Type: Scientific-Technical Reports

VAN DER KNIJFF, J.M., JONES, R.J.A. and MONTANARELLA, L. (1999). Traduit de l’Anglais par S. Christophe. EUR 19022 FR, 45pp.

Monitoraggio ambientale antecedente l' entrata in funzione di un termodistruttore
Resource Type: Various Documents, Documents, Maps & Documents

Monitoraggio ambientale antecedente l' entrata in funzione di un termodistruttore R.M Cenci et Al. Environmental Monitoring before the entrance in function of Power Plants Download the article

The European Soil Portal: Networking Soil Information in Europe
Resource Type: Poster Publications, Documents, Maps & Documents

The European Soil Portal: Networking Soil Information in Europe Marc Van Liedekerke, Panos Panagos, Luca Montanarella (2005). The European Soil Database is the main source of information from which most other data information and services are derived. The European Soil Database is the central dissemination point for data related to soils and is the main data reference for all soil data collected at European level during the last 20 years. The European Soil Portal: Networking Soil Information in Europe . Download Poster: or contact the Author P. Panagos for more information

An Open European Soil Portal (OGC User December 2005)
Resource Type: Publications in Journals, Documents, Maps & Documents

An Open European Soil Portal (OGC User December 2005) Lance McKee with Marc Van Liedekerke and Panos Panagos of the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, I-21020 Ispra (VA) - Italy . © 2005 Published by OGC (Open Geospatial Consortium) - OGC User December 2005. The European Soil Portal, implementing the OpenGIS Web Map Server (WMS) Specification, came online recently to serve a wide variety of professional, business and academic users. Preview Paper:

PCDD/Fs and persisten inorganic Contaminants in superficial soils of a semi-rural region in Nothern Italy - Land Use Evaluation
Resource Type: Poster Publications, Documents, Maps & Documents

PCDD/Fs and persisten inorganic Contaminants in superficial soils of a semi-rural region in Nothern Italy - Land Use Evaluation Vives I., Umlauf G., Christoph E., Mariani G., Mueller A., Ghiani M., Skejo H., Cenci R., Sena F. and Bidoglio G. Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and furans (PCDD/Fs) are, among others, persistent organic pollutants listed in the Stockholm Convention. They are released into environment through combustion emissions. Atmospheric deposition is the main route for the vast majority of PCDD/Fs entering soils. Download Poster: or contact the Author R. Cenci for more information

Research needs in support of the European thematic strategy for soil protection (Trends in Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 23, No. 10–11, 2004)
Resource Type: Publications in Journals, Documents, Maps & Documents

Research needs in support of the European thematic strategy for soil protection (Trends in Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 23, No. 10–11, 2004) Winfried E.H. Blum, Jurgen Busing, Luca Montanarella. © 2004 Published by Elsevier Ltd. The conclusion that soil research should be integrated into comprehensive research areas (e.g., including water and sediments) in order to manage natural resources in Europe. Look for the research paper: Elsevier Publisher

Soil Erosion Risk Assessment in Italy.
Resource Type: Scientific-Technical Reports

VAN DER KNIJFF, J.M., JONES, R.J.A. and MONTANARELLA, L. (1999). EUR 19022 EN, 52pp.

Poiatica(RE) Landfill: Evaluation of Heavy metal depositions in the last eight years using indigenous mosses.
Resource Type: Conference Publications, Documents, Maps & Documents

Poiatica(RE) Landfill: Evaluation of Heavy metal depositions in the last eight years using indigenous mosses. R.M Cenci et Al. Poiatica(RE) Landfill: Evaluation of Heavy metal depositions in the last eight years using indigenous mosses SIDISA 2000 - International Symposium on Sanitary and Environmental Engineering, Trento, Italy. 18-23 September 2000. Look for the article: Proceedings, Vol. 3. pp. 193 - 198, 2000

Transetti autostradali: elementi in traccia e contaminanti organici (IPA) valutati mediante muschi e suoli superfiaciali.
Resource Type: Various Documents, Documents, Maps & Documents

Transetti autostradali: elementi in traccia e contaminanti organici (IPA) valutati mediante muschi e suoli superfiaciali. R.M Cenci et Al. Highways: organic elements in trace and polluting agents (IPA) estimated by means of mosses and superfiac grounds Download the article

European Land Information Systems for Agro-environmental Monitoring.
Resource Type: ESBN Research Reports, Documents, Maps & Documents

European Land Information Systems for Agro-environmental Monitoring. Development of the European land database at the 1: 1M Scale. Soil Maps and soil information. The main objectives of the 1:1M structure respond to the EU requirements, identify national requirements, harmonize international initiatives, promote soil information systems and develop research on new methodologies for a better representation of soil variability. D. King, R.J.A. Jones and A.J. Thomasson (eds). EUR 16232 EN, 284pp. (1995). Office for the Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg. Download report: (Size: 7 MB) Preview FrontPage : Last Update: 10/10/2011