Webinars: Soil as a carbon sink

Webinar 1:

The state of Nordic knowledge on soil as a carbon sink, November 26 2020

• Prof emeritus Johan Bouma, board member in the European Commission’s mission in the area of Soil health and food: “Exploring the exciting potential of  the Nordic countries to capture soil carbon following climate change”

• Prof Katarina Hedlund, Lund University: “How to turn agriculture soils into carbon sinks”

• Prof Raisa Makipää, LUKE: “Forest soils and their carbon sequestration potential”

Webinar 2:

Policy challenges with regards to soil carbon sequestration 27th of April 2021

• EU policy on carbon sequestration in forestry and land use
Christian Holzleitner, Head of unit, Land Use and Finance for Innovation, European Commission
• Creating an effective transition to climate neutrality – the role of policy
Hanna Mattila, Ministerial Adviser, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Finland
• Striving to protect and increase soil carbon while balancing competing societal interests: Examples from Norway
Adam O’Toole, Researcher, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research

Webinar 3:

Visualisation methods and models for soil carbon sequestration 4th of May 2021


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Dr Johan Stendahl, Researcher, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and Head of Swedish Forest Soil Inventory
• Carbon Action Field Observatory – illustrating carbon farming effects on farms
Prof Jari Liski, Finnish Meteorological Institute, responsible Field Observatory
• Carbon modelling for Danish farms
Søren Kolind Hvid, Senior specialist, Danish Agriculture & Food Council F.m.b.A. SEGES

Webinar 4:

Digital knowledge centres for soil carbon sequestration 11th of May


How to bridge model-data integration to decision-relevant time frames
Dr Istem Fer, Senior researcher, Carbon Cycle Research Group, Finnish Meteorological Institute
Nordic going global – experiences from soil carbon collaborations
Dr Laura Höijer, Content Director, Baltic Sea Action Group carbonaction.org
Unlocking the potential of carbon farming
Lova Brodin, CEO MiljöMatematik/Svensk Kolinlagring kolinlagring.se