214 Cycles Exchanges of Water, Energy, and Chemicals Across Scales

Oral Session
S01 Soil Physics

Cycles of water, energy, and chemicals are rarely, if ever, independent each cycle is linked to others and component cycles cannot be correctly interpreted without considering this joint influence. Such a connection is most often recognized in terms of how the hydrologic cycle controls other cycles, but other important connections can and do exist. This session will focus on connecting cycles of water, energy, and/or chemicals at the local (e.g. field or plot) scale within the continuum from the water table, through the vadose zone, to the lower atmosphere.


Soils & Environmental Quality
Tuesday, November 2, 2010: 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Long Beach Convention Center, Room 203A, Second Floor

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J.L. Heitman and Craig Rasmussen
J.L. Heitman
1:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:15 PM
Is Bromide a Conservative Tracer in Soils?.
Sabine Goldberg, USDA-ARS, U.S. Salinity Laboratory; Nadine Kabengi, University of Kentucky
1:30 PM
Using Distributed Temperature Sensing (DTS) as a Means to Understand Evaporative and Transpirative Processes in Shallow Groundwater Basins.
Jeremy Koonce, Desert Research Institute; Michael Young, University of Texas, Austin; Dale Devitt, University of Nevada Las Vegas; Zhongbo Yu, Univ of Nevada Las Vegas
1:45 PM
Spatial Variability of Soil Properties In An Arid Ecosystem Irrigated with Treated Municipal and Industrial Wastewater.
Pradip Adhikari, New Mexico State University; Manoj Shukla, New Mexico State University; John Mexal, New Mexico State University
2:00 PM
Estimation of KINEROS Parameters with Pedotransfer Functions and Associated Uncertainty in Modeling of Fecal Coliform Overland Transport.
Andrey Guber, USDA-ARS; Yakov Pachepsky, USDA-ARS; Alex Yakirevich, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research; Daniel Shelton, USDA-ARS; David Goodrich, USDA-ARS; Carl Uncrich, USDA-ARS
2:45 PM
Effects of Rainfall and Surface Flow On Chemical Diffusion From Soil to Runoff Water.
Kun Tian, State Key Laboratory of Hydro-Science and Engineering; Chi-Hua Huang, NSERL-USDA; Sayjro Nouwakpo, Purdue University
2:30 PM
3:00 PM
Detecting Frost and Dew Formations Using Time Domain Reflectometry.
Kosuke Noborio, Meiji University; Rei Miyakawa, Meiji University; Takahiro Kato, Meiji University
3:15 PM
Water Movement in Some Southern Quebec Irrigated Histosols.
Jean Caron, Universite Laval; Eliane Bergeron-Piette, Universite Laval; Leon-Etienne Parent, Universite Laval
3:30 PM
Time Scales of Variability in Unsaturated Soil Cover System Water Content and Temperature.
Lindsay Tallon, University of Saskatchewan; Asim Biswas, University of Saskatchewan
4:00 PM
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