Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

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

251 Symposium--Growing Relationships: Biochar Connections to Global Sustainability of Soil, Food, Energy and Environment

Oral Session
ASA Section: Environmental Quality
To have a productive exchange amongst scientistists and experts in the world on the growing relationships of biochar with global sustainability of soil, food, energy and environment.

Approved for SSp 2.0 CEUs


Biochar: Agronomic and Environmental Uses Community

Tuesday, October 24, 2017: 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Tampa Convention Center, Ballroom A

Gilbert C. Sigua and Jeffrey M. Novak
Jeffrey M. Novak and Gilbert C. Sigua
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
Biochar As a Tool for Nitrogen Management: Increasing Benefits While Reducing Environmental Burdens.
Claudia Kammann, Hochschule Geisenheim University; Andreas Haller, Geisenheim University; Hans-Peter Schmidt, Ithaka Institute for Carbon Intelligence; James A. Ippolito, Colorado State University; Nicole Wrage-Moennig, University of Rostock; Teresa Fuertes-Mendizábal, University of the Basque Country; José Mª Estavillo, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU; Nils Borchard, Ruhr-University Bochum; Maria Luz Cayuela, Campus Universitario de Espinardo; Kurt A. Spokas, USDA-ARS; Jeffrey M. Novak, USDA-ARS
2:00 PM
Designing Biochars for in Situ Remediation of Metal Contaminated Mine Spoils.
Mark G. Johnson, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Jeffrey M. Novak, USDA-ARS
3:15 PM
Community Planning Session
3:30 PM