See more from this Session: Symposium--Climate, Management and Topography Impacts On Vegetation, Soil Carbon Sequestration and Soil Erosion: A Tribute to Dr. Jerry Ritchie
Monday, November 1, 2010: 8:00 AM
Long Beach Convention Center, Room 302, Seaside Level
Jerry C. Ritchie (1937 – 2009) made significant contributions to the advancement of soil, environmental, and ecological sciences over the last 42 years, while working at ARS. An overview will be given of his work including; using Cesium 137 to estimate soil erosion and sediment deposition, using an airborne laser to study landscape topography, and using native vegetation to control soil loss.