Wednesday, November 15, 2006: 8:25 AM
Indiana Conv. Center, Room 120, First Floor
221: Symposium--Soils and Human Health
Sponsor:Z05 Soils and Human Health
Cosponsors:A05 Environmental Quality; C06 Forage and Grazinglands; S03 Soil Biology & Biochemistry; S04 Soil Fertility & Plant Nutrition; S08 Nutrient Management & Soil & Plant Analysis; S11 Soils & Environmental Quality
Presiding:Eric Brevik, Valdosta Univ, Dept. Physics, Atronomy, and Geosciences
8:25 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:30 AMAirborne Dust and Human Health. 
Brian Bossak, Valdosta State Univ
9:00 AMFeeding Animals for Soil and Human Health. 
Tilak R. Dhiman, Utah State Univ, Amy Ure, Utah State Univ
9:30 AMClimate and Soils: Their Influence Upon Human Health and Society. 
James DeMeo, PO Box 1148
10:00 AMBreak
10:15 AMHistorical Evidence of Human Recognition of the Relationship between Soil Quality and Human Health. 
Thomas Sauer, National Soil Tilth Lab, USDA-ARS
10:35 AMSoils for Health: Linking Soil-Plant-Animal/Human Interrelationships at the USDA-ARS, U.S. Plant, Soil & Nutrition Laboratory A Historical Perspective. 
Ross M. Welch, USDA-ARS, US Plant Soil & Nutrition Lab
11:05 AMSoils and Society: The Human Health Legacy of Urban Lead Contamination.
Gabriel Filippelli, IUPUI, Mark Laidlaw, School of Population Health
11:35 AMLunch
12:35 PMHuman Contact with Plants and Soils for Health and Well-Being. 
Joseph Heckman, Rutgers Cooperative Research and Extension Plant Biology and Pathology
12:55 PMSoil Degradation and Human Health in the Lake Victoria Region of Kenya. 
Mary Nyasimi, Iowa State Univ, Lee Burras, Iowa State Univ, Butler Lorna, Iowa State Univ
1:15 PMMonitoring Water and Sediments in Durham, NC. 
L. J. Arroyo, North Carolina Central Univ, Rakesh Malhotra, North Carolina Central Univ, Saundra DeLauder, North Carolina Central Univ, Yolanda Banks-Anderson, North Carolina Central Univ
1:35 PMFate and Stability of Soil-borne Arsenic in the Human Stomach. 
Shahida Quazi, Univ of Texas at San Antonio, Dibyendu Sarkar, Univ of Texas at San Antonio, Konstantinos Makris, Univ of Texas at San Antonio, Rupali Datta, Univ of Texas at San Antonio
1:55 PMHow Zinc Soil Chemistry Affects Health of People Who Eat Rice. 
Sarah Johnson, IRRI, Jack D.C. Jacob, IRRI, Roland J. Buresh, IRRI, Julie Lauren, Cornell University, John M. Duxbury, Cornell Univ
2:15 PMAlbert Howard and the Limits of Science.
Thomas Gieryn, Indiana Univ
2:45 PMAdjourn
Cosponsors:A05 Environmental Quality; C06 Forage and Grazinglands; S03 Soil Biology & Biochemistry; S04 Soil Fertility & Plant Nutrition; S08 Nutrient Management & Soil & Plant Analysis; S11 Soils & Environmental Quality

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