Author: Simon

I'm a PhD-student at the University of Basel in Switzerland in the area of environmental geoscience. My project is about soil erosion modelling and risk assessment in the swiss alps.
I studied at the universities of Hamburg, Braganca, Lisbon, Halle (Saale) and Leipzig where I did my M. Sc. Physical Geography / Geoecology.
My focus is on soil science especially soil erosion and digital geography.

Free Global Soil Grids at 1km resolution

I would like to introduce you the newly global coverage of soils grid at 1km ground resolution (online since August 29th 2014). The dataset is funded and provided by…


GIS4Geomorphology – Blog recommendation

Since I’m working mostly with GIS and Geodata for Physical Geography (Soils, Geomorphology, Climate) I came across a very precise and recommendable Blog by Skye Cooley which I…