Accelerating the collection and use of soil health information using AI to support the Soil Pact for Europe and the EU Soil Observatory

  • Project start: 01/01/2023
  • Project end: 12/31/2026
  • Principal investigator: Lur Epelde
  • Funder: European Commission
  • Program: HEU-Global Challenges-Cluster 6
  • Call: HORIZON-MISS-2021-SOIL-02-02
  • Reference number: 10.3030/101086179
  • Acronym: AI4SOILHEALTH
  • Total budget: 13,789,328
  • Percentage financed: 100%
  • Partners: Aarhus University, OpenGeoHub Foundation, UK Center for Ecology and Hydrology, Soil Association, Planet Labs, IIASA, Institute of Geo-Hydroinformatics at TUHH, University of Zagreb, Stockholm University, Aalborg University, Thünen Institue of Climate-Smart Agriculture, Universitá degli studi Roma Tre, NEIKER, University of Aberdeen, Max Planck Institute of Biogeochemistry, Basel University, ETH Zurich, Bern University for Applied Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), INRAE, Sorbonne University, ISINNOVA, Institute for Soil Sciences at ATK, MultiOne, Digit Soil and Sustinn
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General objetive:

Co-design, create and maintain an open access, pan-European digital infrastructure based on advanced artificial intelligence methods combined with new and deep knowledge and parameters of soil health. AI-based data infrastructure will evolve into a digital twin of the land.