First official meeting of the forestry working group in LANDSUPPORT

16 July 2019

The first official meeting of the forestry working group of the LANDSUPPORT project took place at the Slovenian Forestry Institute in July 16 and 17, 2019.

LANDSUPPORT delivered at specific set of forestry tools for supporting sustainable forest management at EU National regional and local scale.

Landsupport at Alpine Soil Forum Austria

14 October 2019

Alpine Soil Forum

#LANDSUPPORT at Alpine Soil Forum Austria organized by Links4Soils and Klimabündnis Tirol

When: 14th-16th October 2019

Where: Innsbruck (Landhaus 1 – Großer Saal, Eduard-Wallnöfer-Platz 3)

The Alpine Soil Forum is a transnational event showing and discussing the results of Links4Soils and opening the exchange on sustainable soil management in the Alpine area. The event consists of an excursion showing the influence of #landuse management practices on #soils and an indoor conference day including a poster exhibition and a marketplace of ideas followed by an informal exchange round on soil-relevant goings-on (in German). The #Landsupport team at Environment Agency Austria will provide a short info session on the most recent Landsupport project news during the exchange round.

The Alpine Soil Forum offers a place to link knowledge with practice, experts with decision-makers, local challenges with Alpine and European strategies and scientific foundations with solutions for the future.

In the spirit of the established Alpine Soil Partnership the diversity of soils, soil functions, soil management practices and soil stakeholders will be shown.

#LandUseTalks #ProtectingOurLand

Press conference – Land take Tools presentation

3 July 2019

Eu event july 2019


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LANDSUPPORT Press Conference – Launching an operational #tool to challenge #LandTake at the European Scale

Brussels, July 3rd, 12 am

The Land Take tool will be presented and launched through a press conference on 3 July 2019.
The Press Conference will demonstrate the way ahead for better #SpatialPlanning in our European rural landscape. The Press Conference will see the contributions of #agriculture and #soil experts (from the #landsupport project), European and National Associations of Spatial planners (ECTP, INU) and National Public Authorities (ISPRA) having a specific role in land take monitoring.

Are you interested in joining? Do you want to know more! Please contact us!

#LandUseTalks #ProtectingOurLand


EGU General Assembly 2019 in Vienna

7 April 2019

The EGU General Assembly 2019 brought together geoscientists from all over the world to one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences.  LANDSUPPORT partners held a Short course on Implementation of software components to build web-based decision support systems: the case of the land take pipeline within a geospatial cyberinfrastructure. Convener: Giuliano Langella (UNA),  Co-conveners: Peter Baumann (RASDAMANN), Francesco Vuolo (BOKU).

The short course covered some developments carried out within the EU H2020 LandSupport Project. The implementation of an indicator of land-take was showed, both presenting how to deal with the technical steps on a more general level and proposing hands-on sessions on the implementation of specific components of the whole land-take workflow.

Pre-FFA Meeting in Brussels

8 April 2019

Since 2008 FFA is the annual Forum for the Future of Agriculture, the premiere meeting place in Brussels to debate sustainable agriculture and environmental challenges. The 2019 annual conference took place on 9th April and this year, for the first time, a pre-FFA meeting took place the day before. In this great occasion, Fabio Terribile (UNA) and Angelo Basile (CNR) presented “The way ahead for sustainable agriculture and land management: the LANDSUPPORT project”. It was a very good opportunity to present LANDSUPPORT vision and examples from LANDSUPPORT Decision Support tools to high level policy actor stakeholders related with EU Commission.

The Sixth Plenary Meeting of the European Soil Partnership

28 March 2019

The 6th European Soil Partnership Plenary Meeting was held from 28 to 29 March 2019 at the FAO Headquarters in Rome. All ESP partners were welcome to join this assembly where soil related activities on the European territory are discussed annually and given a place vis-à-vis the ESP Implementation Plan 2017-2020.
Within the section European projects and activities, Fabio Terribile presented  “H2020 LANDSUPPORT project as a new frontier in soil conservation and land management”. KEY Message: It is worth spreading  the LANDSUPPORT vision with the ESP key soil actors.

Italian Policy Makers Workshop Rome, Italy

26 November 2018

LANDSUPPORT will meet Italian policy makers at national level to establish an interface between the technical-scientific components of the S-DSS tools and the policy making communities, and in particular to ensure that the S-DSS tools reflect the needs of policy makers by providing policy-relevant information and indicators.

Regional Policy Makers Workshop Naples, Italy

3 December 2018

LANDSUPPORT will meet policy makers and stakeholders at regional level (regione Campania) to establish an interface between the technical-scientific components of the S-DSS tools and the policy making communities, and in particular to ensure that the S-DSS tools reflect the needs of policy makers by providing policy-relevant information and indicators

INU – Italian National institute of urban planning 11° Inu Study Day – Naples

14 December 2018

Round Table: Decision support systems applied to urban planning: perspectives, opportunities and difficulties

The geospatial decision support systems (S-DSS), thanks to the availability of new IT technologies (GCI), promise to contribute strongly to a better planning of large area. But the adoption of these systems imposes new challenges to researchers, planners and territorial bodies.

The round table, after a general presentation on the use of technologies illustrated thanks to the Horizon 2020 project LANDSUPPORT, aims to analyze the opportunities and problems related to the use of the different perspectives – such as those of research, profession and institutions. S-DSS in spatial planning.

LANDSUPPORT General Assembly 2019

27 May 2019

LANDSUPPORT partners will get together again in Balatongyörök, Hungary, this time hosted by University of Pannonia and Zala Country.

This meeting will mark the end of the first year of the project: partners will present and discuss the first results, and will agree on the way ahead in the second project year.

More information will be made available as soon as the event gets closer!