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Biochar Application to Soils, Carbon sequestration and soil improvement potential

Title: Biochar Application to Soils, Carbon sequestration and soil improvement potential
Session Start/End Time: Copenhagen, Bella Centre, EU Pavilion, Room Monnet, Monday 7th December 2009 13:00 – 15:00
Invitation: Flyer

Biochar: carbon sequestration potential , Dr Saran Paul Sohi & Simon Shackley (UK Biochar Research Centre)

Biochar Systems Science: Climate Change Mitigation with Multiple Sustainability Outcomes? , Johannes Lehmann (Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Cornell University)

Biochar Application to Soils, A Critical Scientific Review of effects on soil properties, processes and functions, Frank Verheijen et Al (IES - Institute for Environment and Sustainability)

Biochar application to soils(Executive Summary), JRC Scientific and Technical Report to be published in January 2010



The Digital Soil Map of the World: Its Relevance to UNFCCC

Title: The Digital Soil Map of the World: Its Relevance to UNFCCC
Session Start/End Time: Copenhagen, Bella Centre, Saturday 12th December 2009 , 10:30-12:30 in the EU Pavillon (Room Monnet)
Invitation: Flyer

Towards a digital soil map of the world with an information system , Pedro Sanchez (Columbia University, USA)

The 5 key aspects of GlobalSoilMap.net , Alfred Hartemink (ISRIC – World Soil Information, Wageningen, Netherlands)

Aspects of soil carbon mapping and monitoring via GlobalSoilMap.net, Alex McBratney (The University of Sydney, Australia)

Spectral methods for monitoring soil carbon in landscapes, Markus Walsh (CIAT, Arusha, Tanzania)

Technical and institutional requirements for reliable mapping, monitoring and forecasting of soil carbon, Neil McKenzie (CSIRO Land & Water, Canberra, Australia)



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