578 Symposium --Black Carbon in Soils and Sediments: I. Classification, Formation, and Occurrence
(S02 Soil Chemistry; Geochemical Society, International Humic Substances, S05 Pedology, S07 Forest, Range & Wildland Soils, S09 Soil Mineralogy, S11 Soils & Environmental Quality )

Monday, 6 October 2008: 8:25 AM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 360C
Presiding:
James E. Amonette
8:30 AM
Analysis of Fire-Derived Organic Matter in Soil and Sediment.
Michael W. I. Schmidt, University of Zurich
9:00 AM
Hydrothermal Carbonization of Biomass:Black Carbons with Refined Structure without Coaling.
Markus Antonietti, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces
9:30 AM
The Relation of Pyrolysis Processes to Charcoal Chemical and Physical Properties.
Robert J. Evans, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
10:00 AM
10:45 AM
Black Carbon in Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests of Costa Rica.
Klaus Lorenz, The Ohio State University; Rattan Lal, The Ohio State University; Juan J. Jiménez, Instituto Pirenaico de Ecología
11:00 AM
Soil Organic Matter Stabilization and Land-use Change in Tropical Ecosystems.
Joseph Kimetu, Cornell University; Johannes Lehmann, Cornell University; Solomon Ngoze, Cornell University; Susan Riha, Cornell University; John Recha, Cornell University; Janice Thies, Cornell University; Alice Pell, Cornell University; Daniel N. Mugendi, Kenyatta University; James M. Kinyangi, ILRI; Louis Verchot, World Agroforestry Center
11:15 AM
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