245 Soil Physics and Hydrology: I

Oral Session
SSSA Division: Soil Physics and Hydrology
This is a general session for papers on soil physics and hydrology.

Approved for 3.5 SW CEUs.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015: 12:55 PM-4:40 PM
Minneapolis Convention Center, 101 J

Organizers:
Markus Flury , Douglas R. Cobos and Henry Sintim
Moderators:
Douglas R. Cobos and Henry Sintim
12:55 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:00 PM
Precipitation and Redistribution Impact on Field-Scale Soil Water Dynamics and Their Variation Characteristics.
Ole Wendroth, University of Kentucky; Yang Yang, Beijing Normal University
1:15 PM
SOM in the Subsoil: Quality and Transport of Mobile Organic Matter Across the Topsoil-Subsoil Boundary and Beyond.
Kai U. Totsche, Friedrich-Schiller-Universit├Ąt Jena; Andreas Schmalwasser, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
1:30 PM
The Soil Water Characteristic Curve: Assessing the Question of Equilibrium in the Centrifuge Method, and Consequences for Numerical Models.
Sara E. Vero, Teagasc; Mark G. Healy, National University of Ireland, Galway; Tiernan Henry, National University of Ireland Galway; Rachel Creamer, Teagasc; Karl G Richards, TEAGASC; Patrick Forristal, Teagasc; Owen Fenton, TEAGASC
1:45 PM
Calibrating Soil Moisture Sensors during Evaporation Experiments on Sphagnum Moss and Peat.
Tobias KD Weber, TU Braunschweig, Institute of Geoecology, Department Soil Science and Soil Physics; Sascha Iden, Technische Universit├Ąt Braunschweig; Wolfgang Durner, TU Braunschweig, Institute of Geoecology, Department Soil Science and Soil Physics; Jonathan S Price, University of Waterloo
2:00 PM
Estimating Groundwater Recharge Using the Oklahoma Mesonet.
Briana M. Wyatt, Oklahoma State University; Tyson E. Ochsner, Oklahoma State University; Christopher A. Fiebrich, Oklahoma Climatological Survey; Christopher R. Neel, Oklahoma Water Resources Board
2:15 PM
Break
2:25 PM
Monitoring Water Content Dynamics of Biological Soil Crusts.
Michael H. Young, University of Texas at Austin; Lynn F. Fenstermaker, Desert Research Institute; Jayne Belnap, U.S. Geological Survey
2:40 PM
Determination of Soil Hydraulic Parameters with Cyclic Irrigation Tests.
Shmulik Friedman, Agricultural Research Organization of Israel; Gregory Communar, Israeli ARO; Alon Gamliel, Israeli ARO
2:55 PM
A New Model for Disposal of Unconventional Waters for Agriculture in Semi-Arid Areas.
Manoj K. Shukla, New Mexico State University; Alison M. Flores, New Mexico State University; Gurjinder S. Baath, Oklahoma State University
3:10 PM
Heterogeneity Hydrogeology for Artificial Islands: Tidal Fluctuation and Groundwater Response.
Hong-Ru Lin, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology; Yong-Lin Chen, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology; Jet-Chau Wen, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology
3:25 PM
The Feasibility Analysis the Digital Images of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle and Surface Soil Moisture.
Cheng-yuan Yeh, National Yunlin University of Science & Technology
3:40 PM
Soil Development and Plant Growth Under Saline Water Irrigated Shelterbelt Along Tarim Desert Highway.
Ying Zhao, Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University; Congjuan Li, Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography; Jiaqiang Lei, Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography; Xinwen Xu, Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography; Yongdong Wang, Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography; Shengyu Li, Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography; Bing Cheng Si, University of Saskatchewan
3:55 PM
Evaluation of Pedotransfer Functions for Estimating the Soil Water Contents at Field Capacity and Wilting Point in Central Chile.
Carlos A Bonilla, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile; Cristina P. Contreras, Catholic University of Chile
4:10 PM
Temperature Effect on Aggregate Stability of Volcanic Ash Soils.
Rando Sekiguchi, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology; Yuji Kohgo, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology; Hirotaka Saito, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
4:25 PM
What Can Models of Penetrometer Resistance Tell Us about Soil Conditions for Root Growth?.
Richard R. Whalley, Rothamsted; Chris W Watts, Rothamsted; Weida Gao, China Agricultural University; Tusheng Ren, China Agricultural University
4:40 PM
Adjourn