255 The Role of Science in Environmental Pollution and Climate Change: A Dialogue Between the U.S. and Sino Soil Scientists

Oral Session
Z06 The Association of Chinese Soil and Plant Scientists in North America/Environmental and Public Health Network for Chinese Students and Scholars
In general, the purpose for us to organize this section is to 1) share current knowledge/experiences in controlling environmental pollution in both the U.S. and China; 2) discuss possible solutions on water quality and soil sequestration for mitigating GHGs; 3) help soil scientists in both China and the U.S. to find their common interests and stimulate possible collaborations.
Wednesday, November 4, 2009: 12:55 PM-3:25 PM
Convention Center, Room 407, Fourth Floor

Kai Xue and Zhenli He
12:55 PM
Introductory Remarks
2:05 PM
2:15 PM
Assessing the Integrative Impact of Climate Change Factors On Soil Cation Nutrients.
Shuijin Hu, North Carolina State Univ.; Lei Cheng, North Carolina State Univ.; Jianguo Zhu, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Fitzgerald Booker, USDA-ARS; Kent O. Burkey, USDA-ARS, Plant Science Res. Unit
2:35 PM
Metagenomic Insights of the Feedback Responses of Soil Microbial Communities to Elevated CO2.
Jizhong Zhou, Univ. of Oklahoma; Zhili He, Univ. of Oklahoma; Meiying Xu, Univ. of Oklahoma; Ye Deng, Univ. of Oklahoma; Liyou Wu, Univ. of Oklahoma; Sanghoon Kang, Univ. of Oklahoma; Peter Reich, Univ. of Minnesota; Sarah Hobbie, Univ. of Minnesota
3:15 PM
Concluding Remarks
3:25 PM