Thursday, 13 July 2006: 8:00 AM
Convention Center, Room 113AB, First Floor
61: RB Developments in the World Reference Base (WRB), Soil Taxonomy (ST) and Other National Soil Classification Systems for Soil Resources - Oral
Presiding:Erika Micheli, Szent Istvan University
Convenor:Robert Ahrens, "USDA/NRCS,Federal Bldg.,Rm.152"
8:00 AMWRB: Wittingly Reaching Babel ?.
Otto Spaargaren, ISRIC - World Soil Information
8:30 AMUse of WRB to Classify Soils in the Tropics: Lessons Form East Africa.
Method Kilasara, Sokoine Univ of Agriculture, Patric Gicheru, Kenya Agricultural Research Institute, Edward Ngatunga, Ministry of Adriculture & Food Security, C.K.K. Gachene, Univ of Nairobi, Joel Melio, ARI, Mlingano
8:50 AMHarmonizing the Diagnostic Horizons, Properties, and Materials used in the World Reference Base and Soil Taxonomy.
Robert J. Engel, USDA NSSC, Erika Micheli, Szent Istvan Univ, Soil Science and Agrochemistry Dept, Paul McDaniel, Univ of Idaho, Craig A. Ditzler, USDA NSSC
9:10 AMTechnosols as a Proposed Soil Group for the WRB (World Reference of Soil Resources).
Andreas Lehmann, Hohenheim University (310)
9:30 AMAlgebra of the WRB (Formalization of the Concept).
Vyacheslav A. Rojkov, V.V. Dokuchaev Soil Science Institute

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