The M18 progress meeting of SoMMet will be held in Bologna (Italy) on 21 -  23 February 2024, including a visit to the Bondeno site (hosted by UNIBO).

The Annual Meeting 2024 of the EURADOS (European Radiation Dosimetry Group) network will take place on 8 – 11 April 2024 in Oxford, UK (Deadline for registration: 25 March 2024). 

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Past Events

The 4th "Metrology for Meteorology and Climate – MMC 2023" international conference was held in Torino, Italy on 25–29 September 2023 with a session devoted to needs for metrology in soil moisture measurements (SoMMet and other projects).

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The 2nd "TERENO–OZCAR Conference" was held in Bonn, Germany on 25–28 September 2023. It is a joint conference of the French OZCAR (Critical Zone Observatories: Research and Application) and German TERENO (Terrestrial Environmental Observatories) networks. The project SoMMet was presented there.

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The 14th "International Conference on Agrophysics – ICA2023" was held in Lublin, Poland on 11–13 September 2023. The progress done in the SoMMet project was presented there.

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The 8th "Galileo Conference" of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) was held in Naples, Italy on 12–15 June 2023, with the overall topic "A European vision for hydrological observations and experimentation". The SoMMet project was presented there.

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The Annual Meeting 2023 of the EURADOS (European Radiation Dosimetry Group) network took place on 12–15 June 2023 in Porto, Portugal. The project SoMMet was presented there.

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The M9 progress meeting of SoMMet was held online in June 2023 on the following dates: Wednesday 7 June and Monday 26 June.

Timeline of events

Mutual training

On 21 February 2022 a mutual training between metrology and non-metrology experts of the SoMMet partners was held online. The meeting was open also to other experts outside of the SoMMet Consortium. Altogether about 65 persons took part in this event.

Meeting on WP5 Creating impact

On 12 January 2023 the meeting dedicated to WP5 was held online. The focus was on plans and actions related to creating impact.

Visit of Marquardt test field site

In connection to the Kick-off Meeting, on 13 October 2022 the SoMMet partners visited the Marqaurdt field site where a large suite of CRNS detectors are operated by UP DE. Marqaurdt is one of the three high-level test field sites of SoMMet, see TEST FIELD SITES.

Kick-off Meeting

On 11 and 12 October 2022 the Kick-off Meeting of SoMMet was held in PTB, Braunschweig, Germany.

Project started!

On 1 October 2022 the project 21GRD08 SoMMet has officially started. The project time frame is 36 months (until end of September 2025).