166 75 Years of the SSSA While Looking Toward the Future

Oral Session

Volunteer submissions are being solicited for this session. A limited number of oral presentations will be available with the balance of the papers being placed in a poster session. Each presentation should devote approximately 50% to the history of a particular aspect of the soil science profession with the balance discussing the future.

Z01 Z Series Special Sessions
Tuesday, October 18, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:45 AM
Henry Gonzalez Convention Center, Room 214C, Concourse Level
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Organizers:
Gary Pierzynski and Eric Brevik
Presiders:
Gary Pierzynski and Eric Brevik
8:05 AM
Soil Microbiology and Biochemistry after 75 Years: Back to the Future.
Richard P. Dick, OSU, School of Environment and Natural Resources; Ann-Marie Fortuna, Washington State University
8:20 AM
A Pedologist Looks At Sixty.
Larry West, USDA/NRCS; Craig Rasmussen, University of Arizona
8:40 AM
Wetland Soils Research and Applications: Past, Present, and Future.
Michael Vepraskas, NC State University; John White, Louisiana State University
9:00 AM
Soil Physics 1936-2011 and a Look Ahead.
Frank Casey, Iowa State University; Mary Beth Kirkham, Kansas State University
9:20 AM
Tropical Soils Research: 75 Years Backwards and 75 Years Forward.
Pedro Sanchez, Earth Institute at Columbia University; Patrick Mutuo, MDG Center for East and Southern Africa
9:40 AM
Evolution of Philosophy and Tools.
Sally Brown, University of Washington; Thomas DeSutter, North Dakota State University
10:00 AM
10:30 AM
11:30 AM
75 Years of Soil Science.
Alfred Hartemink, University of Wisconsin
11:45 AM