697 Pesticides and Contaminants in Soil: II (includes Graduate Student Competition)/Div. S11 Business Meeting

Oral Session
S11 Soils & Environmental Quality
Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 12:40 PM-4:30 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 362AB

Baoshan Xing and Cheng Gu
12:40 PM
Introductory Remarks
12:45 PM
Predicting Perchlorate Uptake by Lettuce and Spinach.
Wonsook Ha, USDA-ARS, U.S. Salinity Laboratory; Donald Suarez, USDA-ARS
1:00 PM
Perchlorate Fate in Soils.
Katerina Dontsova, Biosphere 2; Mark Chappell, US Army Corps of Engineers; Aaron J. George, SpecPro, Inc.
1:15 PM
Oxidative Dissolution of Cinnabar from Contaminated Oak Ridge Soil by Iron Oxides.
Jian Chen, Mississippi State University; Fengxiang Han, Mississippi State Univ.; Yi Su, Mississippi State Univ.; David Monts, Mississippi State University; Charles Waggoner, Mississippi State University
1:30 PM
Elevated Heavy Metal Contents in Marsh Soils Affected by Seasonal Saline Run-off from Adjacent Roadways.
Cynthia Stiles, USDA-NRCS National Soil Survey Center; Edwin Dunkinson, USDA-NRCS National Soil Survey Center; Joy B. Zedler, University of Wisconsin
1:45 PM
2:15 PM
26-year changes in Amounts of Heavy Metals and Base Cations in Organic Horizons of Mid-Atlantic Region Forest Soils.
Suzanna Richter, University of Pennsylvania; Arthur Johnson, University of Pennsylvania; Martin Dranoff, University of Pennsylvania
2:30 PM
Heavy Metal Diffuses Pollution Caused by Atmospheric Deposition in Natural Soils.
Carlos F. Rodriguez, University of Oviedo; Susana Fernandez, University of Oviedo; Miguel A. Alvarez, University of Oviedo
2:45 PM
Analysis of Heavy Metals in Soil by Laser Induced-Breakdown Spectroscopy.
Ningfang Yang, University of Tennessee-Knoxville; Neal Eash Sr., University of Tennessee-Knoxville; Jaehoon Lee, University of Tennessee-Knoxville; Yong-Seon Zhang, Korea National Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology
3:00 PM
Tracer Characteristics of Brilliant Blue FCF and FD&C Green No. 3 in Arid Soils.
Jarai Mon, University of Nevada Las Vegas; Zhongbo Yu, University of Nevada Las Vegas; Michael Young, Desert Res. Inst.
3:15 PM
Toxicity of Laundry Sludge to Corn Plants.
Antonio Costa, Universidade Estadual de Maringa; Adonai P.U. Cintra, Universidade Estadual de Maringa; Ivan G. Souza Junior, Universidade Estadual de Maringa; Marcelo A. Batista, Universidade Estadual de Maringa; Jerry Bigham, Ohio State University - Columbus
3:30 PM
Div. S11 Business Meeting
4:30 PM