618 Symposium --Integrating Instrumentation, Modeling, and Remote Sensing in Honor of John Norman

Oral Session
A03 Agroclimatology & Agronomic Modeling
Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 8:20 AM-3:25 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 362DE

John Baker and Kristofor Brye
8:20 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:30 AM
Transpiration and Surface Temperature: from Modeling to Measurement.
Marcel Fuchs, Agricultural Research Organization
9:45 AM
Keep the Light Burning: Kind Thoughts about John M. Norman.
Albert Weiss, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln
10:10 AM
10:55 AM
Thermal Conductivity of Dry Soil at Low Pressure.
Gaylon Campbell, Decagon Devices, Inc.; David Smith, Decagon Devices, Inc.; Douglas Cobos, Decagon Devices, Inc.; Colin Campbell, Decagon Devices, Inc.
11:20 AM
John Norman – Advisor, Teacher, and Mentor.
Thomas Sauer, USDA-ARS National Laboratory for Agriculture & the Environment
11:45 AM
1:00 PM
1:15 PM
Evaluation of Different Procedures to Estimate the RUSLE EI30 Index Based on High Temporal Resolution Rainfall Dataset.
Carlos Bonilla, Pontificia Univ. Catolica de Chile; Mariana Rojas, Pontificia Univ. Catolica de Chile; Karim Vidal, Pontificia Univ. Catolica de Chile; Carolina Huincache, Pontificia Univ. Catolica de Chile
1:30 PM
Professor Norman's Contribution to Chamber-based Soil CO2 Flux Measurement.
Liukang Xu, LI-COR Biosciences, Inc.; Rod Madsen, LI-COR Biosciences, Inc.; Mike Furtaw, LI-COR Biosciences, Inc.; Dayle McDermitt, LI-COR Biosciences, Inc.
1:45 PM
Improved Techniques for Long-term Continuous Measurement of Soil Respiration and Respiratory Quotient.
Bruce Bugbee, Utah State Univ.; James Mark Blonquist Jr., Apogee Instruments; Scott Jones, Utah State University; Bill Doucette, Utah State University
2:00 PM
2:15 PM
Challenges of Measuring Canopy Stomatal Conductance at Lower Wind Speeds.
James Mark Blonquist Jr., Apogee Instruments; Glen Ritchie, Univ. of Georgia; Carl Rosen, Univ. of Minnesota; Bruce Bugbee, Utah State Univ.
2:30 PM
Using FTIR to Measure Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Agricultural Sources.
Owen Denmead, CSIRO; David W.T. Griffith, Univ. of Wollongong; Glenn Bryant, Univ. of Wollongong; Stephen Wilson, Univ. of Wollongong; Travis Naylor, Univ. of Wollongong; Mei Bai, University of Wollongong; Ben C.T. Macdonald, Australian National Univ.; Barry Salter, BSES Limited
2:45 PM
Radiometric Surface Temperature Components for Row Crops.
Paul Colaizzi, USDA-ARS, Conservation and Production Res. Lab.; William Kustas, USDA-ARS; Susan O'Shaughnessy, USDA-ARS; Robert Schwartz, USDA-ARS; Steven Evett, USDA-ARS; Terry Howell, USDA-ARS; José L. Chávez, Conservation and Production Research Laboratory, USDA-ARS; Prasanna Gowda, Conservation and Production Research Laboratory, USDA-ARS; Judy Tolk, USDA-ARS
3:00 PM
Sensor Networks for Measuring Spatial Variability in the Landscape Energy Balance.
Jay Ham, Kansas State University; Jesse Nippert, Kansas State University; John Blair, Kansas State University; Kira Arnold, Kansas State University; Nate A. Brunsell, Univ. of Kansas
3:15 PM
Concluding Remarks
3:25 PM