606 Emissions of Atmospheric Pollutants and Carbon Sequestration: I (includes Graduate Student Competition)

Oral Session
S11 Soils & Environmental Quality
Monday, 6 October 2008: 1:40 PM-5:00 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 361AB

Nancy Cavallaro and Jay (Jianying) Gan
1:40 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:45 PM
Nitrous Oxide Emissions in a Semi-Arid Prairie Pothole Landscape: Event-Based Triggers.
Angela Bedard-Haughn, University of Saskatchewan; Thomas Yates, University of Saskatchewan; Richard Farrell, University of Saskatchewan; Daniel Pennock, University of Saskatchewan
2:00 PM
Greenhouse Gas Fluxes from Intercropped and Sole Cropped Agroecosystems in Argentina.
Karen A. Vachon, University of Waterloo; Maren Oelbermann, University of Waterloo; Laura Echarte, CONICET-INTA Balcarce
2:15 PM
Short-term Impacts of Organic Amendments and Polyacrylamide on Soil Physical and Biochemical Properties.
Muhammad Abid, University College of Agriculture, Bahauddin Zakariya University; Rattan Lal, Ohio State Univ. - Columbus
2:30 PM
Relative Contribution of Trees and Warm-Season Grasses to Soil Carbon Sequestration in Silvopastoral Systems.
Solomon Haile, University of Florida; Vimala Nair, University of Florida; Ramachandran Nair, School of Forest Resources & Conservation
2:45 PM
Coupling Bioenergy Production and Precision Conservation Using a Spatially Distributed Modeling Approach.
Armen Kemanian, Texas AgriLife Res.; Paul Duckworth, Texas AgriLife Research; Manyowa Meki, Texas AgriLife Res.; Robert Harmel, USDA-ARS; Jimmy Williams, Texas AgriLife Research
3:00 PM
3:30 PM
Reducing Atmospheric Emissions of 1,3-dichloropropene (1,3-D) from Large Fields.
Scott Yates, USDA-ARS; James Knuteson, Flux Experts, LLC; Frederick Ernst, University of California; Wei Zheng, Univ. of California; Qiquan Wang, Delaware State Univ.
3:45 PM
Performance of Low Permeable Tarps on Reducing 1,3-Dichloropropene and Chloropicrin Emissions in a Strawberry Field Trial.
Ruijun Qin, USDA-ARS; Suduan Gao, USDA-ARS; Husein Ajwa, Univ. of California, Davis
4:00 PM
Estimating Soil Carbon Pool Sizes from Texture and Profile Data.
Samuel Adiku, Colorado State Univ.; Osvaldo Garguilo, University of Florida; James Jones, University of Florida; Cheryl H. Porter, University of Florida; Koo Jawoo, University of Florida; Jese B. Naab, Savanna Agricultural Research Institute
4:15 PM
Management Systems Impact on Soil Quality.
Deborah Stinner, Ohio State Univ. - OARDC; Alan Sundermeier, Ohio State Univ., OARDC; Yogendra Raut, Ohio State Univ. South Centers; Irfan Aziz, University of Arid Agriculture; J. N. Ahmed, Bahauddin Zakaria Univ.; Khandakar Islam, Ohio State Univ., OARDC
4:30 PM
Management-Induced Soil C Sequestration Index.
Irfan Aziz, University of Arid Agriculture; T. Mahmood, University of Arid Agriculture; Yogendra Raut, Ohio State Univ. South Centers; Khandakar Islam, Ohio State Univ., OARDC
4:45 PM