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soil Earth & Environmental 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 2019

Challenges for soil functions assessment and mapping at continental scale and some preliminary results

Poggio, L., Batjes, N. H., de Leeuw, J., Heuvelink, G. B. M., Leenaars, J. G. B., Mantel, S., Turdukulov, U., Kempen, B., Rossiter, D., van den Bosch, H. & van Lynden, G. W. J., Apr 2019, Geophysical Research Abstracts. EGU, Vol. 21. 1 p. EGU2019-9218

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingAbstract

Open Access

Mapping the major soil-landscape resources of the Ethiopian Highlands using random forest

Leenaars, J. G. B., Elias, E., Wosten, J. H. M., Ruiperez Gonzalez, M. & Kempen, B., 2 Dec 2019, In : Geoderma.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

soil fertility

SoilGrids: consistent soil information to assess and map soil functions at global scale

Poggio, L., Duque Moreira de Sousa, L., Heuvelink, G. B. M., Kempen, B., Batjes, N. H., Leenaars, J. G. B., Mantel, S., Bai, Z. G., Turdukulov, U., Ruiperez Gonzalez, M., Carvalho Ribeiro, E. D., Rossiter, D. & van den Bosch, H., Aug 2019, Wageningen Soil Conference: Understanding Soil Functions: Book of Abstracts. Wageningen: ISRIC, p. 50-51

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingAbstract

Open Access
24 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


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

Dominique Arrouays (Recipient) & Johan Leenaars (Recipient), 14 Apr 2015

Prize: Other distinction