Thursday, November 16, 2006: 8:25 AM
Indiana Conv. Center, Sagamore 1, Second Floor
318: Soil Physical Properties/Processes: II
Sponsor:S01 Soil Physics
Presiding:Jaehoon Lee, Univ. of Tennessee, Biosys.Eng & Env. Sci.
8:25 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:30 AMThermal Conductivity of an Array of Unsaturated Solid Spheres. 
Robert Ewing, Iowa State University, Allen Hunt, Wright State University, Robert Horton, Department of Agronomy
8:45 AMGeometrical and Topological Attributes of Desiccation Crack Networks in Geotechnical Liners and Clay Soils.
Thomas Gebrenegus, University of Idaho, Markus Tuller, University of Idaho
9:00 AMTime Series Analysis of Soil Freeze and Thaw Processes in Indiana. 
Tushar Sinha, Purdue University, Keith Cherkauer, Purdue University
9:15 AMAcoustical Profile Identification of Soil Hydration and Stability. 
Alvin Smucker, Michigan State University, Eun Jin Park, Gyeonggi Research Institute, Marisol Quintanilla, Michigan State University, Stuart Gage, Michigan State University, George Bird, Michigan State University
9:30 AMBreak
9:40 AMAlteration of Soil Structure Geometry Caused by Mechanically Applied Stress and its Consequence on Soil Strength. 
Rainer Horn, Institute of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition
9:55 AMSoil Hydraulic and Electrical Properties for Different Soils, Slopes, and Crop Rotations. 
Sally Logsdon, USDA-ARS
10:10 AMApparent Phytotoxicity of Several Bark Substrates on Two Common Horticultural Species. 
Rémi Naasz, Univ Laval, Jean Caron, Univ Laval, André Pichette, Univ du Québec à Chicoutimi, Dominic Dufour, Univ du Québec à Chicoutimi
10:25 AMField and Laboratory Evaluation of a Soil-Applied, Organic Emulsion. 
Michael Young, Desert Research Institute, Darren Meadows, Desert Research Institute, Todd Caldwell, Desert Research Institute, David Shafer, Desert Research Institute, Julie Miller, Desert Research Institute, Steve Zitzer, Desert Research Institute, Eric McDonald, Desert Research Institute, John Goreham, Desert Research Institute
10:40 AMEffects of Prairie Gardens on the Physical Properties of Urban Soil in Madison, WI.
Marie R. Johnston, Dept of Soil Science, Univ of WI, Nick J. Balster, Dept of Soil Science, Univ of WI
10:55 AMAmendment of High Strength Properties of Waste Foundry Sands with Gypsum. 
Jason De Koff, Purdue University, Brad Lee, Purdue Univ., Agronomy Department, Robert Dungan, USDA-ARS
11:10 AMDiscussion
11:20 AMAdjourn

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