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.


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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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
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
3:55 PM
Concluding Remarks