523 Historical Links Between Soil Science and Geology

Oral Session
Z04 S205.1 Council on the History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Soils
Monday, 6 October 2008: 9:00 AM-4:40 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 360AB

Edward Landa and Benjamin Cohen
9:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
9:50 AM
Soil Geomorphology in the United States.
Vance Holliday, University of Arizona
10:05 AM
10:20 AM
Geologic Mentoring of Early Soil Surveyors.
Eric Brevik, Dickinson State Univ.
10:50 AM
Interrelationship of Pedologic and Geological Mapping.
Ahmet Ruhi Mermut, University of Saskatchewan; Dan Yaalon, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem,
11:20 AM
12:05 PM
Marie Tharp: The Lady Who Showed Us the Ocean Floors.
Gary North, North Arrow, Ltd.; US Geological Survey (retired)
12:40 PM
The International Humic Substances Society (IHSS) as a Link Between Geology, Hydrology and Soil Science through Organic Matter Studies: A Historical Perspective.
Christian Feller, IRD - Institut pour la Recherche et le Developpement; Yona Chen, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Michel Brossard, IRD - Institut pour la Recherche et le Developpement; Edward Landa, USGS; Jean Trichet, Université d'Orléans
1:00 PM
1:15 PM
The Common Histories of SSSA and The Clay Minerals Society.
Joseph W. Stucki, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
1:35 PM
The Role of Lysimeters in the Development of Our Understanding of Water Dynamics in Ecosystems.
Michael Goss, University of Guelph; Wilfried Ehlers, Georg-August University
1:55 PM
Agriculture and the Erosion of Civilizations.
David Montgomery, University of Washington
2:10 PM
Concluding Remarks
2:20 PM