2008 Joint Meeting of The Geological Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies with the Gulf Coast Section of SEPM
Session No. 82 Thursday, 9 October 2008
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, George R. Brown Convention Center: 351AD

J18. Soil Physics and Vadose Zone Hydrology: Our Future Contributions (GSA Hydrogeology Division; S01 Soil Physics; S05 Pedology)

Scott W. Tyler and Jan M.H. Hendrickx, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
82-18:05 AM Opportunities for Transformative Measurement in Surface Hydrology: SELKER, John S., Biological & Ecological Engineering, Oregon State University, rm 116 Gilmore Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331, Selkerj@engr.orst.edu
82-28:25 AM Techniques to Answer Hydrologic Questions of the Unsaturated Zone: Borrow, Adapt, Steal, and Dream: NIMMO, John R., U.S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, jrnimmo@usgs.gov and PERKINS, Kim S., 345 Middlefield Rd, MS-420, Menlo Park, CA 94025
82-38:45 AM Advances in Estimations of Vadose Zone Properties with the Heat Pulse Probe: KAMAI, Tamir1, TULI, Atac1, KLUITENBERG, Gerard J.2, and HOPMANS, Jan W.1, (1) Land Air and Water Resources, University of California, 106 Veihmeyer Hall, 1 Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, tkamai@ucdavis.edu, (2) Agronomy, Kansas State University, 2702 Throckmorton Plant Sciences Center, Manhattan, KS 66506
82-49:00 AM Using Distributed Temperature Sensing (DTS) to Assess Soil Moisture In Agricultural Settings: HATCH, Christine E.1, TYLER, Scott2, CLUFF, Tyler1, and HAUSNER, Mark1, (1) Geological Sci. & Engr, University of Nevada, Reno, MS 172, Reno, NV 89557, christinehatch@gmail.com, (2) Hydrological Sciences Program, University of Nevada, Reno, MS 175, Reno, NV 89557-0180
82-59:15 AM Challenges in Characterizing and Simulating Flow and Transport in Stony Soils: STEPHENS, Daniel B. and UMSTOT, Todd, Daniel B Stephens & Associates, 6020 Academy Rd NE Ste 100, Albuquerque, NM 87109-3315, dan.stephens@dbstephens.com
 9:30 AM Break
82-69:45 AM Integration of Hydrogeology and Soil Science for Sustainable Water Resources—Focus on Water Quantity: SCANLON, Bridget, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, 10100 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78758, bridget.scanlon@beg.utexas.edu, STONESTROM, David, US Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Road MS-420, Menlo Park, CA 94025, and GOWDA, Prasanna, Agricultural Research Service, USDA, Conservation & Production Research lab, Bushland, TX 79012
82-710:05 AM Integration of Hydrogeology and Soil Science for Sustainable Water Resources—Focus on Water Quality: STONESTROM, David A., US Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Road MS-420, Menlo Park, CA 94025, dastones@usgs.gov and SCANLON, Bridget R., Jackson School of Geosciences, Univ of Texas at Austin, 10100 Burnet Rd, Bldg. 130, Austin, TX 78758
 10:25 AM Break
82-910:40 AM Vertical Spatial Variability in Soil Texture on Soil Water Storage: SI, Bing, Soil Science, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N5A8 Canada, Bing.Si@usask.ca
82-1010:55 AM Sensitivity Analysis of Contaminant Transport Uncertainty in Unsaturated Zone: PAN, Feng, Division of Hydrologic Science, Desert Research Institute, 755 E. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89119, Feng.Pan@dri.edu, ZHU, Jianting, Division of Hydrologic Sciences, Desert Research Institute, 755 E Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89119, YE, Ming, School of Computational Science & Department of Geological Sciences, Florida State University, 441 Dirac Science Library, Tallahassee, FL 32306, and YU, Zhongbo, State Key Laboratory of Hydrology-Water Resources and Hydraulic Engineering, Hohai Univ, Nanjing 210098, China, Geoscience, Univ of Nevada at Las Vegas, 4505 Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89154-4010
82-1111:10 AM Perspectives on Vadose Zone Modeling Challenges from a Hydrogeologist and a Soil Physicist: STEPHENS, Daniel B., Daniel B. Stephens & Associates, Inc, 6020 Academy Rd NE, Suite 100, Albuquerque, NM 87109-3315, dan.stephens@dbstephens.com and VAN GENUCHTEN, Martinus T., Department of Mechanical Engineering, COPPE/LTTC, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, 21945-970, Brazil
 11:30 AM Discussion

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