676 The WRB (World Reference Base for Soil Resources)—Concept and Applicability for Different Scales from Local Soil Survey to Global Earth Observation Systems

Oral Session
S05 Pedology
The WRB (World Reference Base for Soil Resources)is an international soil classification system used to describe soil resources on large- and small-scale maps.
Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 1:25 PM-2:45 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 361AB

Erika Micheli and Peter Schad
1:25 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:30 PM
The WRB (World Reference Base for Soil Resources)--An Overview.
Peter Schad, Technische Univ. Muenchen; Erika Micheli, Szent Istvan Egyetem; Otto Spaargaren, ISRIC
1:45 PM
Practical Issues of An Overarching Soil Classification in Europe.
Erika Micheli, Szent Istvan University; Otto Spaargaren, ISRIC; Arwyn Jones, JRC, EC
2:00 PM
Correlation of Benchmark Soils from Southern Indiana, USA, in the Soil Taxonomy and World Reference Base for Soil Resources.
Marta Fuchs, Szent Istvan University; Phillip Owens, Purdue Univ.; Erika Micheli, Szent Istvan University
2:15 PM
Transnational Soil Data Harmonization Database Development.
Endre Dobos, Univ. of Miskolc; Erika Micheli, Szent Istvan Univ.; Jozef Kobza, Vyskumny ustav podoznalectva a ochrany pody
2:30 PM
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