PhD Course: Methods and tools for soil state and function at different scales

The main objective of the course is to show full research process: literature studying - fieldwork - analysis - result presentation.

The aim of this course:

  • Give an overall knowledge about peat soils and related policies, as well, current state in the world and in Latvia;

  • Discuss peat soil mapping challenges at different scales and potential solutions;

  • Gain practical skills working with peat soils during the fieldwork;

  • Analyse gathered information about peat soils, create a map and model peat soil spatial distribution or/and CO2 emissions.

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