The new FAO report "State of knowledge of soil biodiversity - Status, challenges and potentialities", to which the members of the EUdaphobase consortium contributed, is available for free download from the FAO website.
EUdaphobase invites you to fill in a questionnaire about functional traits. The purpose is to arrive at a consensus between scientists engaged in functional traits to improve the usefulness and research employing functional traits.
If you wish to join the EUdaphobase COST Action, please first read the guidelines in this Link and contact the chair of the action. In your message, please specify which Working Group you would like to join. Feel free to add any other information you may consider relevant. For details on the Working Groups please refer to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) is a funding agency for research and innovation networks. Our Actions help connect research initiatives across Europe and enable scientists to grow their ideas by sharing them with their peers. This boosts their research, career and innovation.
Establishing an open-access, pan-European knowledge warehouse for soil biodiversity. Soil-biodiversity data has been collected throughout Europe for decades, which can be collated and used for developing assessment tools for soil biodiversity, soil quality, soil ecosystem services and soil protection in general.