Institute of

Climate-Smart Agriculture

Agriculture Soil Inventory (BZE-LW)

Your soil - With us in good hands!
Your soil - With us in good hands! (© Thünen-Institut/Michael Welling)

The Agricultural Soil Inventory (BZE-LW) evaluates stocks of organic carbon in agricultural soils in Germany. Thus, the BZE-LW, delivers an improtant database for Germany's engagement in terms of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol.

Roland Prietz (Field work, from left), Anna Jacobs (Data evaluation) and Arne Heidkamp (Laboratories).
Roland Prietz (Field work, from left), Anna Jacobs (Data evaluation) and Arne Heidkamp (Laboratories). (© Thünen-Institut/Michael Welling)

Project status: ongoing

Duration: 4.2008 - 12.2018