Blog – What’s New

On August 19th, 2017, Stephen Ogle highlighted the ISCN measurement-modeling framework as part of a panel for a National Academies Workshop on Developing a Research Agenda for Carbon Dioxide Removal and Reliable Sequestration. See slide for details: ISCN Target

Stanford, California, Feb 27 to March 3, 2017.  Fourteen scientists met to discuss and define research and data priorities for soil carbon science and for ISCN. Along with ISCN action group representatives and soil scientists with diverse research backgrounds, we drafted an article highlighting the converging needs of the soil carbon science and soil health… More

ISCN at AGU 2017!

  Greetings soil carbon lovers! There are three exciting ISCN related events at AGU fall meeting 2017, New Orleans: 1) Data hackathon: co-hosted by the International Soil Carbon Network (ISCN) and the Permafrost Carbon Network (PCN) tentatively Sunday, December 10th (afternoon). Want to see how your data compare and contribute to comprehensive datasets? Interested in… More

ISRIC

  ISCN and ISRIC sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) After a vote from our scientific steering group (6 voted yes, 1 voted no), we have signed a MOU with ISRIC. Read the MOU here.

We thank Luke Nave for his hard work and service as ISCN coordinator for the last 7 years and welcome two new co-coordinators! Katherine Todd-Brown (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory) will focus on data aggregation and strategic vision, and Avni Malhotra (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) will focus on communications and strategic vision.   Avni is an… More

The agenda is now final for the pre-AGU ISCN meeting, to be held on Sunday, 11 December 2016 at the Intercontinental Hotel in San Francisco! There is still time to complete the registration process for the meeting, so please follow this link if you plan to attend: <https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LCD5BCY>   Agenda 8:30  Welcome and Overview by… More

Come take part! We have scheduled the FIRST ANNUAL ISCN all-day all-hands meeting on Sunday, 11 December at the Intercontinental Hotel in San Francisco. We have reserved a room anticipating 100 participants. PLEASE RSVP by inserting this address into your web browser:   https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LCD5BCY Intercontinental Hotel, San Francisco   Agenda 8:30  ISCN Welcome and Overview… More

Form an Action Group!

Go to Community > Collaboration opportunity and download our opportunity for leading an action group. Or click here: http://iscn.fluxdata.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/15/gravity_forms/1-ecefccb42f5a963f63144e45ff645409/2016/06/Action-Group-Solicitation.pdf

In April 2016, ISCN Scientific Steering Group Chair Jennifer Harden initiated a survey to gain feedback from ISCN’s >400 members. Results of the survey can be viewed under Network Highlights

Late in 2014 a collaborative team of investigators from the University of Colorado, Oregon State University, Virginia Tech, the University of Michigan, and the USDA-Forest Service began a project supported by NSF (MacroSystems Biology, EF-1340681) to understand mechanisms of SOM stabilization and vulnerability at the continental scale. The project is making use of intact soil cores… More