307 Teaching Soil Physics

Oral Session
S01 Soil Physics
This session explores new advances in teaching soil physics from the classroom, to the lab and field, and includes extension education and soil physics. Potential topics include: use of numerical models such as HYDRUS as teaching tools, use of mathematical software packages such as Mathcad and Excel, distance learning,
Wednesday, November 4, 2009: 9:55 AM-11:45 AM
Convention Center, Room 411, Fourth Floor

David Radcliffe and Edward McCoy
David Radcliffe and Edward McCoy
9:55 AM
Introductory Remarks
10:10 AM
10:45 AM
Teaching Soil Physics with Hands-On Laboratory and Field Experiments.
Tamir Kamai, Univ. of California; Dianne Louie, Univ. of California; Jim MacIntire, Univ. of California; Jan Hopmans, Univ. of California
11:00 AM
User-Friendly Calculators for Estimating Water Flow in Variably Saturated Soils.
Naftali Lazarovitch, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev; Andrew Hinell, Univ. of Arizona; Alex Furman, Technion; Mary Poulton, Univ. of Arizona; Arthur Warrick, Univ. of Arizona
11:30 AM
Teaching Soil Hydrology to Non-Soil Professionals.
Aziz Amoozegar, North Carolina State Univ.; David Lindbo, North Carolina State Univ.; Michael Vepraskas, North Carolina State Univ.; Joshua Heitman, North Carolina State Univ.
11:45 AM
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