238 Symposium--Biomass Energy Systems: Impact On Soil Quality and Sustainabiliy

Oral Session
S07 Forest, Range & Wildland Soils

This symposium will review the impacts of biomass energy productions sytems, including both woody crops and agricultural crops, on soil quality and sustainability. This includes soil carbon, nutrient dynamics, physical properties, etc


A10 Bioenergy and Agroindustrial Systems, Soil Biology & Biochemistry, Soils & Environmental Quality
Tuesday, November 2, 2010: 8:10 AM-12:00 PM
Long Beach Convention Center, Room 104C, First Floor

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Thomas Fox
Daniel Richter
8:10 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:15 AM
Cellulosic Ethanol and Soil Quality.
Rattan Lal, Carbon Management and Sequestration Center, The Ohio State University
9:45 AM
10:30 AM
Prescribed Fire in Sierra Nevada Forests: Is Biomass for Energy a Better Alternative?.
Dale Johnson, University of Nevada - Reno; Roger Walker, University of Nevada, Reno; Watkins Miller, University of Nevada - Reno
11:00 AM
Sustaining the Soil Resource While Moving Toward the Bioenergy Mandate.
Paul M. Bertsch, University of Kentucky; Daniel Richter, Duke University
11:30 AM
11:55 AM
Concluding Remarks