Session 18 - Fostering Soil Carbon Sequestration and Protection: Advances in Our Understanding and the Practical Implications. Room: Aurora

Convenors: Cole D. Gross, Adam Gillespie

10:30 – 10:45

Brian Wallace

Elevation Gradient Drives Distribution of Soil Carbon and Plant Communities in a Semiarid Grassland in British Columbia

10:45 – 11:00

Inderjot Chahal

Long-term effects of tillage and crop rotation on soil C and N storage in a temperate humid climate

11:00-11:15

Chantel Chizen*

Looking Deeper at Soil Organic Carbon Storage in Prairie Potholes

11:15-11:30

Jeewan Gamage*#

Molecular characterization of soil organic matter (SOM) under different land uses by DRIFT and 13C DP-MAS NMR spectroscopy

11:30-11:45

Gazali Issah

Forage quality improvement and soil carbon and nitrogen dynamics in grazed pastures: the role of non-bloat legumes

11:45-12:00

Discussion

12:00-13:00

Lunch (Soil Education Committee AGM, Aurora Room)

13:00-14:30

Poster session

14:30-14:45

Coffee break/poster session

 

14:45-15:00

Cole D. Gross*

Agroforestry Perennials Reduce Nitrous Oxide Emissions and Their Live and Dead Trees Increase Ecosystem Carbon Storage

15:00-15:15

Reza Khalidy*

Field demonstrations in Sourthern Ontario of silicate mineral amendment effect on soil carbon sequestration (inorganic and organic)

15:15-15:30

Thea Whitman#

Tracing pyrogenic organic matter stocks and fluxes using CO2 flux tracing, three-part partitioning, and nanoSIMS

15:30-15:45

Zhengfeng An

Quantifying past, current, and future forest carbon stocks within agroforestry systems in central Alberta, Canada

15:45-15:55

Discussion

*Student presentation competing for the best presentation awards

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