250 Symposium--Innovations in International Pedology: I

Oral Session
SSSA Division: Pedology
In celebration of the International Year of Soils, this session is designed to highlight developments in pedology worldwide. Topics may include but are not limited to advances in soil classification systems, soil morphology, quantitative pedology, etc. The oral session will feature a panel of invited speakers, with a supporting poster session supported by volunteered contributions.


Tuesday, November 17, 2015: 1:00 PM-3:10 PM
Minneapolis Convention Center, 101 C

David C. Weindorf and Eric C. Brevik
David C. Weindorf
1:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:20 PM
Marine Submerged Soils in Torre Del Cerrano Park, Adriatic Sea (Italy).
Giuseppe Corti, Università Politecnica delle Marche; Stefania Cocco, Università Politecnica delle Marche; Alberto Agnelli, Università degli Studi di Perugia; Valeria Cardelli, Università Politecnica delle Marche; Flavio Fornasier, Centro per lo Studio delle Relazioni tra Pianta e Suolo
1:35 PM
Romanian System of Soil Taxonomy (RSST) - Uniqueness in a Crowded Taxonomic World.
Laura Paulette, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine; Nicolae Florea, National Research Institute for Soil Sciences
2:05 PM
Rationale for a Brazilian Soil Classification System - SiBCS.
Lucia Helena Cunha dos Anjos, Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro UFRRJ; Humberto Gonçalves dos Santos, Embrapa Soils; Ademir Fontana, Embrapa Soils; Andressa Rosas de Menezes, Universidade Federal Fluminense
2:20 PM
Soils in Catchment System Dynamics: Measuring Sediment Connectivity on Catchment Scale with Case Studies from Temperate and Mediterranean Climates.
Saskia Keesstra, Wageningen University & Research Centre; Artemi Cerdïz½, University of Valencia; Paulo Pereira, Mykolas Romeris University; Rens Masselink, Wageningen University; Joao Pedro Nunes, University of Aveiro; Jantiene Baartman, Wageningen University; Martine J. van der Ploeg, Wageningen University & Research Centre
2:35 PM
Soils Whose Main Component Is Gypsum.
Juan Herrero-Isern, CSIC - Scientific Research Council - Spain; Octavio Artieda, Universidad de Extremadura
2:50 PM
3:10 PM