ISIS - Irish Soil Information System


New ISIS system presented to stakeholders
The new Irish Soils Information system (Phase 1) has been presented to the EPA and International Steering Committee

International Year of Soils 2015
The FAO have declared 2015 as International Year of Soils. More details here.

Find out about the ISIS team
The ISIS project was undertaken for EPA by scientists from Teagasc and Cranfield University. Find out more abou

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ISIS Stakeholder Workshop

ISIS Stakeholder Workshop: Addressing Soil Data Gaps announced, to take place on the 10th September2013.

Plenary Session 1
Chairs: Jonathan Derham, Environmental Protection Agency & TBC, Teagasc
9.00am: Welcome & Opening of Workshop 9.10am: ISIS Project Overview (Rogier Schulte, Teagasc)
9.25am: ISIS process - Traditional Mapping (Rachel Creamer, Teagasc)
9.40am: ISIS process - Predictive Mapping (Thomas Mayr, Cranfield University)
9.55am: Soil Data Reporting (Arwyn Jones, Soil Action, Joint Research Centre, European Commission)
Plenary Session 2
Chair: Deirdre Fay, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
10.50am: ISIS Prototype Demonstration (Reamon Fealy, Teagasc)
11.20am: Survey Results 11.30am: Breakout Groups • Comments on current Prototype • What attributes maps could be covered by ISIS 12.30pm: Close of Workshop & Introduction to afternoon Session (Jonathan Derham, Environmental Protection Agency)