Nitrogen footprint tools have been developed and are being developed for numerous countries and several institutions.  We are pleased to announce a workshop focused on these tools!

As an official activity associated with the 7th International Nitrogen Conference (Melbourne, Australia December 4 – 8, 2016), the N-Print project ( is hosting a one-day workshop at the University of Melbourne on the development of nitrogen footprint tools.
Deli Chen, Allison Leach and Jim Galloway are organising the event.

Workshop Details

  • Date: Friday December 2, 2016 (9am-5pm)
  • Location: University of Melbourne, Theatre G08, Building 142


  • Review current state of research on nitrogen footprints
  • Update national footprint tools currently being developed
    • Denmark, China, Portugal, Australia
  • Training session for nitrogen footprint tools
    • Countries (N-Calculator)
    • Institutions (N-Institution)
  • Discuss the development of a global by country N footprint tool that allows any country to get a rough estimate of their average per-capita N footprint


  • The workshop will be divided into two sessions
    • Session 1 (morning) is a working meeting for those N-Calculator projects that are in process
    • Session 2 (afternoon) is a series of presentations for others who want to learn about N-Calculator and N-Institution


  • Presentations at N2016 with results of the workshop
  • Publication to a journal

For additional information on the workshop please visit

If you would like to attend the workshop or if you have questions, please send an email to the organisers at