Symposium--Application of Soil Physics to Resolving Environmental Problems: Honoring the Impact of Martinus Th. Van Genuchten: I

Monday, November 2, 2009: 9:55 AM-5:15 PM
Convention Center, Room 407, Fourth Floor
Presidings:
Peter Shouse , Todd Skaggs and Attila Nemes
Organizers:
Peter Shouse , Peter Wierenga , Donald Nielsen , Attila Nemes and Todd Skaggs
11:15 AM
Pedotransferfunctions and the Functional Characterization of Soils.
Johannes Bouma, Wageningen Univ. & Res. Centre; Henk Wosten, Alterra, Wageningen Univ. and Res. Centre
11:30 AM
The Living Space of n and Alpha.
Hans-Joerg Vogel, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Res.; Olaf Ippisch, Univ. of Heidelberg
11:45 AM
12:00 PM
2:00 PM
Soil Moisture as the Global Environmental Integrator.
Jan Hopmans, Univ. of California, Davis; Harry Vereecken, Agrosphere; David A. Robinson, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
2:15 PM
Spatio-Temporal Soil Water Processes at the Field Scale.
Ole Wendroth, Univ. of Kentucky; Riley Jason Walton, Univ. of Kentucky
2:30 PM
Water Flow and Solute Transport in Heterogeneous Soils: Recent Advances in in Situ Measurements and Data Analysis.
Gerrit H. de Rooij, Wageningen Univ. & Res. Centre; Esther Bloem, Bioforsk; Frank Stagnitti, Deakin Univ.; Olaf A. Cirpka, Univ. of Tuebingen; Franck A.N. Hogervorst, Wageningen Univ. & Res. Centre
2:45 PM
Soil Moisture Estimation at High Resolution Using Radar and Optical Imagery.
Jan M.H. Hendrickx, New Mexico Inst. Min. & Tech.; Sung-ho Hong, New Mexico Tech; Diana Romero, New Mexico Inst. Min. & Tech.
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
3:30 PM
3:45 PM
Modeling the Effects of Water and Salinity Stresses On Evapotranspiration and Crop Yield.
Laosheng Wu, Univ. of California, Riverside; W. Chen, Univ. of California, Riverside; J. Oster, Univ. of California, Riverside; H. Xiong, Univ. of California, Riverside; Manzoor Qadir, ICARDA, Intl. Center for Agricultural Res. in the Dry Areas; J. Letey, Univ. of California, Riverside
4:00 PM
4:15 PM
4:30 PM
Tracer Transport in Soils and Shallow Groundwater: Model Abstraction with Modern Tools.
Yakov A. Pachepsky, USDA-ARS; Andrey Guber, USDA-ARS; Timothy Gish, USDA-ARS; Alex Yakirevich, J. Blaustein Institutes for Desert Res.; Mikhail Kouznetsov, J. Blaustein Institutes for Desert Res.; Martinus T. van Genuchten, Federal Univ. of Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ; Jirka Simunek, Univ. of California; Thomas Nicholson, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Ralph Cady, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
5:00 PM
5:15 PM