266 Symposium--the Beauty of Soils: The Nexus of Soil Science and the Arts

Oral Session
SSSA Division: Soil Education and Outreach
This symposium focuses on the intersection of art and soils to engage the whole brain and society with soil science. Many of the presentations are by artists who use soils in one way or another in their art forms. Others are by soil scientist who express themselves and their science in art. Poetry, painting, sculpture, and performance.

Soil Education and Outreach
Forest, Range & Wildland Soils
Soil & Water Management & Conservation
Urban and Anthropogenic Soils
Soil Biology & Biochemistry

Tuesday, November 17, 2015: 1:10 PM-5:00 PM
Minneapolis Convention Center, 101 I

Eric C. Brevik and Ken C.J. van Rees
Eric C. Brevik and Ken C.J. van Rees
1:10 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:15 PM
Dirt Dialogues – the Art and Science of Soil Stewardship.
Alexandra Toland, German Soil Science Society (Deutsche Bodenkundliche Gesellschaft); Jay Stratton Noller, Oregon State University
2:15 PM
Rooted in Soil: Engaging the Public in Eco-Philosophical Inquiry through Art.
Farrah Fatemi, Saint Michael's College; Laura Fatemi, DePaul University Art Museum
2:30 PM
The Waterviz: The Confluence of Art, Music and Science at Long Term Ecological Research Sites.
Lindsey Rustad, USDA Forest Service (FS); Mary Martin, University of New Hampshire; Marty Quinn, University of New Hampshire; Xavier Cortada, Florida International University College of Architecture + The Arts; Michael Casey, Dartmouth College; Gajan Sivandran, Ohio State University; Sarah Garlick, Hubbard Brook Research Foundation; Rich Hallett, USFA Forest Service
2:45 PM
3:15 PM
3:45 PM
Virgil's Georgics in the Soils Classroom.
Daniel deB. Richter, Duke University; Garrison Sposito, University of California-Berkeley
4:00 PM
4:15 PM
Soil Storytelling: Developing a Seminar to Fuse Scientific Foundations with Artistic Expression.
Jessica Chiartas, University of California-Davis; Garett Long, University of California-Davis
4:30 PM
4:45 PM
Panel Discussion
5:00 PM