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

Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 8:25 AM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 360C
Presiding:
James E. Amonette
8:30 AM
Charcoal and Nitrogen Cycling in Forest Ecosystems.
Thomas DeLuca, The Wilderness Society
9:00 AM
Non-Herbaceous Biochars Exert Neutral to Negative Influences on Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungal Abundance.
Daniel D. Warnock, The University of Montana; Brooke McBride, The University of Montana; Julie Major, Cornell University; Johannes Lehmann, Cornell University; Matthias C. Rillig, Freie Universitšt Berlin
9:45 AM
Bioavailability of Atrazine in Char-Amended Soils.
Yucheng Feng, Auburn University; Vijay Loganathan, Auburn University; G. Daniel Sheng, Zhejiang University of Technology; T. Prabhakar Clement, Auburn University
10:00 AM
10:15 AM
Charcoal Volatile Matter Content and its Effects on Plant Growth and Biological Properties of an Infertile Tropical Soil.
Jonathan L. Deenik, University of Hawaii; Goro Uehara, University of Hawaii; Yudai Sumiyoshi, University of Hawaii; A. Sidibe, University of Hawaii; Amanda McClellan, University of Hawaii; Michael Antal, University of Hawaii
10:45 AM
The Chemistry of Sorption by Black Carbon: The Important Role of Surface Oxides.
William P. Ball, Johns Hopkins University; Hyun Hee Cho, Johns Hopkins University; T. Helen Nguyen, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign; Billy A. Smith, Johns Hopkins University; Kevin A. Wepasnick, Johns Hopkins University; D. Howard Fairbrother, Johns Hopkins University
11:15 AM
Biochar as Soil Amendment: What Effect Will It Have on Chemical Availability?.
Joseph J. Pignatello, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
11:30 AM
Impact of Soil Biochar Applications on Nutrient Leaching.
David Laird, USDA; Pierce Fleming, USDA - ARS; Baiqun Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Robert Horton, Iowa State University; Douglas Karlen, USDA-ARS
11:45 AM
Influence of Pecan-Derived Biochar on Chemical Properties of a Norfolk Loamy Sand Soil.
Jeff Novak, USDA-ARS; Warren Busscher, USDA-ARS; Don Watts, USDA-ARS; David Laird, USDA; M.A.S. Niandou, North Carolina A&T State University; M. Ahmedna, North Carolina A&T State University
12:00 PM
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