Soil Seminar Series, Spring 2011

Seminars are held Mondays at 1:10pm and originate at WSU-Pullman in Johnson Hall 204 (unless otherwise noted). Arrangements have been made to broadcast to Mt. Vernon, Prosser, Puyallup and Wenatchee stations. Organized by David Brown, david_brown@wsu.edu.


January 10
Orientation, first day of classes

January 17
MLK Day Holiday (No Seminar)

January 24
Cailin Orr (WSU, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences)
Variability in Hyporheic Exchange and Biogeochemical Activity: Implications for In-channel Nutrient Retention in Streams”

January 31
Jennifer Adam (WSU, Civil & Environmental Engineering.)

February 7
David Brown (WSU, Crop and Soil Sciences)
Site-specific Climate Friendly Farming: The Methods to our Madness

February 14
Erin Brooks (UI, Hydrologist)
Incorporating Process-based Understanding into Watershed Management

February 21
President’s Day Holiday (No Seminar)

February 28
Dan TerAvest (Soil Science Doctoral student)
TBA

March 7
Jan Eitel (UI, Remote Sensing Scientist)
Predicting Rill Erosion in Rangelands using Fine-scale Surface Roughness Derived from Terrestrial Laser Scanner Data

March 9 (Wednesday)
Rob Mikkelsen (CEREO-INSPIRE-CSS)
TBA

March 14
Spring Break (No Seminar)

March 21
Hero Gollany (ARS-Pendleton, Research Scientist, Columbia Basin Agriculural Research Center)
Organic Carbon Management for Sustainable Agroecosystems

March 28
Nirmalya Chatterjee (Soil Science Doctoral student)
Interfacial Force Measurements Between Colloids and the Air-Water Interface

April 4
Jolene Mwengi (Soil Science Master’s student)
Faba Bean Growth Response to Soil Temperature and Nitrogen in the Pacific Northwest.

April 11
Catherine Jones (Soil Science Master’s student)
TBA

April 18
Ian Yau (Soil Science Master’s student)
Developing a Grape Site Selection GIS for the Inland Pacific Northwest

April 25
Chasity Watt (Soil Science Doctoral student)
TBA