48 Show Me the Science: Chemistry, Structure, Techniques, and Stuff (includes student competition)

Oral Session
ASA Section: Environmental Quality
This session is geared to dive deep into the chemistry, structure, and techniques surrounding Biohcar.   Those in the community continue to standardize, discover, and prefect science of Biochar, this is a session for you.

Biochar: Agronomic and Environmental Uses Community

Monday, November 7, 2016: 8:15 AM-10:20 AM
Phoenix Convention Center North, Room 226 B

Jason D Streubel
8:15 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:20 AM
Effects of Biochar Properties on Mineralization Rates, Microbial Communities, SOM Priming and N2O Emissions.
Daniel P. Rasse, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research - NIBIO; Alice Budai, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research; Simon Weldon, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research - NIBIO; Peter Dörsch, Norwegian University of Life Sciences - NMBU; Thomas Lerch, Université Paris-Est Créteil UPEC; Samuel Abiven, University of Zurich
8:35 AM
Sorption of Microbial Enzymes on Biochar and Manure Amendments in Agricultural Soils.
Erika Foster, Colorado State University; Emily Fogle, California Polytechnic State University; Neil C. Hansen, Brigham Young University; Matthew Wallenstein, Colorado State University; M. Francesca Cotrufo, Colorado State University
8:50 AM
Biochar Selection for Reducing Mine Soil Metal Availability.
James A. Ippolito, Colorado State University; David Olszyk, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Thomas F. Ducey, USDA-ARS; Gilbert C. Sigua, USDA-ARS; Kristin Trippe, USDA-ARS: NFSPRC; Claire L Phillips, USDA-ARS; Kurt A. Spokas, USDA-ARS; Jeffrey Novak, USDA-ARS, Coastal Plains Soil, Water and Plant Research Center; Mark G. Johnson, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
9:05 AM
Sorption of Ammonium and Nitrate to Biochars: Mechanisms and Impacts of Production Parameters.
Rivka Fidel, Iowa State University; David A. Laird, Iowa State University; Kurt A. Spokas, USDA-ARS
9:20 AM
9:35 AM
KOH-Enhanced Biochar As an Alternative Fertilizer Source for Plant Available Silicon.
Meng Wang, Louisiana State University; Jim J. Wang, Louisiana State University; Xudong Wang, Northwest A&F University
9:50 AM
Quantification of Bioavailable Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Biochars.
Sarah Richard, Auburn University; Yucheng Feng, Auburn University; Puneet Srivastava, Auburn University
10:05 AM
Understanding Mechanisms to Predict and Optimize Biochar for Agrochemical Sorption.
Kathleen E. Hall, University of Minnesota; Lucia Cox, IRNAS-CSIC; Beatriz Gamiz, Instituto de Recursos Naturales y Agrobiología de Sevilla (IRNAS, CSIC); Kurt A. Spokas, USDA-ARS
10:20 AM