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soil Earth & Environmental Sciences
Soil Medicine & Life Sciences
soil profile Earth & Environmental Sciences
soil property Earth & Environmental Sciences
artificial intelligence Agriculture & Biology
Sub-Saharan Africa Agriculture & Biology
prediction Agriculture & Biology
soil properties Agriculture & Biology

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Research Output 2010 2018

21 Citations (Scopus)

Mapping rootable depth and root zone plant-available water holding capacity of the soil of sub-Saharan Africa

Leenaars, J. G. B., Claessens, L., Heuvelink, G. B. M., Hengl, T., Ruiperez González, M., van Bussel, L. G. J., Guilpart, N., Yang, H. & Cassman, K. G., 15 Aug 2018, In : Geoderma. 324, p. 18-36

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
plant available water
Sub-Saharan Africa
water holding capacity

Exploring legacy soil data for digital soil mapping in Cameroon

Silatsa, F. B. T., Yemefack, M., Tabi, O. F., Wilczok, C. & Leenaars, J. G. B., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperAcademic

Ghana SoilGrids; Compilation of Legacy Soil Data and the Production of Gridded Functional Soil Class and Property Maps

Nketia, K. A., Leenaars, J. G. B., Hengl, T., Asamoah, E., Ruiperez Gonzalez, M. & Owusu Ansah, A., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperAcademic

GlobalSoilMap - Digital Soil Mapping from Country to Globe: Proceedings of the Global Soil Map 2017 Conference, July 4-6, 2017, Moscow, Russia

Arrouays, D. (ed.), Savin, I. (ed.), Leenaars, J. G. B. (ed.) & McBratney, A. B. (ed.), 28 Nov 2017, CRC Press. 174 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook editingAcademic

GlobalSoilMap for Soil Organic Carbon Mapping and as a Basis for Global Modeling

Arrouays, D., Minasny, B., McBratney, A., Grundy, M., McKenzie, N., Thompson, J., Gimona, A., Hong, S. Y., Smith, S., Hartemink, A. E., Chen, S., Martin, M. P., Mulder, V. L., Richer-de-Forges, A. C., Odeh, I., Padarian, J., Lelyk, G., Poggio, L., Savin, I., Stolbovoy, V. & 5 othersLeenaars, J. G. B., Heuvelink, G. B. M., Montanarella, L., Panagos, P. & Hempel, J., 2017, Proceedings of the global symposium on soil organic carbon 2017. FAO, p. 27-30

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademic

Open Access
organic carbon
soil property


SoilGrids1km : a system for automated global soil mapping, Version: 5th of April 2014

Hengl, T. (Creator), Mendes de Jesus, J. (Creator), Carvalho Ribeiro, E. (Creator), Batjes, N. (Creator), Heuvelink, G. (Creator), Kempen, B. (Creator), Ruiperez Gonzalez, M. (Creator), Leenaars, J. (Creator), Caspari, T. M. (Creator), Samuel Rosa, A. (Creator), Reuter, H. I. (Creator), Macmillan, R. A. (Creator), ISRIC - World Soil Information, 7 Apr 2014


Africa Soil Profiles Database, Version 1.2

Leenaars, J. (Creator), van Oostrum, A. J. M. (Creator), Ruiperez Gonzalez, M. (Creator), ISRIC - World Soil Information, 8 Dec 2014


Activities 2017 2017

  • 1 Oral presentation

Access to quality soil information, to formulate fertiliser recommendations

J.G.B. Leenaars (Speaker), Andries Bosma (Contributor)
4 Sep 2017

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation


Honorable mention. Awarded to the data rescue effort: GlobalSoilMap

D. Arrouays (Recipient) & Johan Leenaars (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Other distinction