Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

2017 Annual Meeting | Oct. 22-25 | Tampa, FL

343 The Future of Soil Horizon Research (includes student competition)

Oral Session
SSSA Division: Pedology
Soil horizons are used to frame our understanding of soil properties in a profile and for classifying the soil profile. This session focuses on soil horizon assessment, definitions, boundaries, topography, designations etc and how these can be improved and further developed.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017: 8:10 AM-9:15 AM
Marriott Tampa Waterside, Grand Ballroom D

Alfred E. Hartemink and Karen L. Vaughan
Alfred Hartemink
8:10 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:15 AM
Soil Horizon Delineation in the Field and Lab.
Alfred E. Hartemink, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Jenna Grauer-Gray, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Yakun Zhang, University of Wisconsin - Madison
8:30 AM
Taking the Biomantle Concept One Step Farther.
Vance Almquist, Oregon State University; Jay Stratton Noller, Oregon State University
8:45 AM
Do Genetic Soil Horizons Exist?.
Daniel Hirmas, University of Kansas; James Schroeder, Independent Scholar
9:00 AM
Mineralogical Investigation of Color Change Resistance in Hydric Soils Derived from Problematic Red Parent Materials.
Sara Mack, University of Maryland; Martin C. Rabenhorst, University of Maryland; Jacob F. Berkowitz, US Army Corps of Engineers
9:15 AM