151 Perceptions of Soil in Media and the Arts: Integrating the Soil Medium Into Current Cultural Media

Oral Session
Z01 Z Series Special Sessions

Participants will examine the use of popular media in teaching, outreach and interdisciplinary research on soils, agronomy and related areas of science, and evaluate its effects.

Cosponsor(s):

Pedology, Soil & Water Management & Conservation
Tuesday, November 2, 2010: 12:55 PM-4:00 PM
Long Beach Convention Center, Room 301, Seaside Level

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Organizers:
Claudia Pine and Thomas Sauer
12:55 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:15 PM
Images of Soils, Familiar and Implied: Their Origins and Meaning.
Thomas Sauer, USDA-ARS National Laboratory for Agriculture & the Environment
1:45 PM
The Nexus of Soil and Culture.
Edward Landa, US Geological Survey; Christian Feller, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD)
2:15 PM
Exhibitions as An Effective Medium for Soils Education.
J. Patrick Megonigal, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
2:00 PM
Break
2:30 PM
The Soil Science Society's K12 Committee's Foray Into Popular Media.
David Lindbo, Dept. of Soil Science/North Carolina State University; J. Adewale Adewunmi, Member; Warren Anderson, Middle Tennessee State University; Asmare Atalay, Virginia State University; Vernon Cardwell, University of Minnesota; Fabian Fernandez, University of Illinois; Christopher Flannagan, Louis Berger Group, Inc., The; Sherry Fulk-Bringman, Purdue University; Wendy Greenberg, Bemidji State University; Jonathan Halvorson, USDA-ARS; Laurel Hartley, University of Colorado - Denver; John Havlin, North Carolina State University; Margaret Holzer, Chatham High School; Thomas Loynachan, Iowa State University; Bianca Moebius-Clune, Cornell University; Chandra Neils, USDA-NRCS; John Omueti, University of Ibadan; Ellen Phillips, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign; Clay Robinson, Stetson Engineers Inc.; Susan Schultz, National Association of Conservation Districts; Emily Stockman, University of Massachusetts-Amherst; Melanie Szulczewski, University of Mary Washington; Kenneth Cornelius Van Rees, University of Saskatchewan; Scott Werts, Winthrop Univ.; Susan Chapman, ASA-CSSA-SSSA
3:00 PM
Soils: Charting New Territory in High-School Education.
Rachel Strivelli, UBC; Maja Krzic, UBC; Chris Crowley, UBC; Saeed Dyanatkar, UBC; Nathan Basiliko, Univ. of Toronto Mississauga; Jason Shabaga, Univ. of Toronto Mississauga; Carolyn Winsborough, Univ. of Toronto Mississauga; Angela Bedard-Haughn, University of Saskatchewan; Maxime Par, University of Saskatchewan; Gordon Price, Nova Scotia Agricultural College; Daniel Gillis, Nova Scotia Agricultural College; Elyn Humphreys, Carleton University; Jonathan Vandewint, Carleton University; Lesley Dampier, University of Northern British Columbia
3:15 PM
Discussion
3:55 PM
Concluding Remarks