International workshop on

  
Koli (c) Metla/Erkki Oksanen

Development of Models and Forest Soil Surveys for Monitoring of Soil Carbon

April 5-8, 2006 at Koli, Finland

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Programme of the workshop

Programme (pdf 50 kb)
Abstracts (pdf 200 kb)
Poster abstracts (pdf 159 kb)
Final report (pdf 36 kb)

Wednesday, April 5

19.00-21.00 Arrivals and registration
Welcome-reception
Poster session
 

Poster presentations

Thursday, April 6

Session I
National soil surveys in carbon monitoring - possibilities to improve current methodologies
  Chair: Raisa Mäkipää
09.00-09.40 Keynote: prof. Mats Olsson (SLU, Sweden):
"National soil surveys in soil carbon monitoring"
Abstract Presentation (pdf 1,1 Mb)
09.40-10.00 Commentary by Esther Thuerig (pdf 60 kb) (5 min) & discussion (15 min)
10.00-10.30
(20 min + 10 min discussion)
Perry, C.H. (USDA Forest Service, North Central Research Station) Methodologies for estimating forest soil carbon stocks using annual forest inventory data
Abstract Presentation (pdf 2,1 Mb)
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
Session II
Models in estimation of decomposition and soil carbon budget
  Chair: Pete Smith
11.00-11.40 Keynote: Dr. Jari Liski (Finnish Environment Institute, Finland): "Models in estimation of decomposition and soil carbon budget"
Abstract Presentation (pdf 0,4 Mb)
11.40-12.00 Commentary by Steve Ogle (pdf 50 kb) (5 min) & discussion (15 min)
12.00-12.30 Faubert Patrick et al. (EFI) Effect of the model choice for simulating soil carbon stocks and stock changes: comparison of four soil models
Abstract Presentation (pdf 0,8 Mb)
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.40-15.00 Outdoor hiking and coffee
Session II
Models in estimation of decomposition and soil carbon budget (cont.)
  Chair: Aleksi Lehtonen
15.00-15.30 Komarov, A. (Russian Academy of Sciences) Uncertainties in the model of soil organic matter pools dynamics
Abstract Presentation (pdf 0,5 Mb)
15.30-16.00 Wutzler, T. (Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry) Soil Carbon Model Parameterization and the Equilibrium Assumption
Abstract Presentation (pdf 2,2 Mb)
16.00-16.30

Leifeld, J. et al. (Swiss Federal Research Station for Agroecology and Agriculture) Validation of modelled soil organic carbon pools by DRIFT-PLS
Abstract Presentation (pdf 0,8 Mb)

  (Session II to be continued on Saturday)
16.30-17.00 Break for a fruit, juice and coffee
Session I
National soil surveys in carbon monitoring - possibilities to improve current methodologies (cont.)
17.00-17.30 Zhiyanski, M. et al. (Bulgarian Academy of Science) Monitoring of organic carbon stocks in forest soils in Southwest Bulgaria
Abstract Presentation (pdf 1,4 Mb)
17.30-18.00 Somogyi, Z. et al. (Forest Research Institute of Lower Saxony) Detecting C stock changes in soils of afforested areas in Hungary
Abstract Presentation (pdf 1,4 Mb)
18.15-19.00 Sledslide or sightseeing - outdoors anyhow
19.30 Dinner
   

Friday, April 7

Session III
Combining models and soil surveys - advances in development of soil carbon monitoring programmes
  Chair: Jari Liski
09.00-09.40 Keynote Dr. Stephen Ogle (Colorado State University, USA): "Monitoring Soil C Stocks Using a Simulation Model-Based Approach - US Agricultural Lands as an Example"
Abstract Presentation (pdf 11 Mb)
09.40-10.00 Commentary by Mats Olsson and Mikko Peltoniemi (pdf 0,4 Mb) (5 min) & discussion (15 min)
10.00-10.30

Raisa Mäkipää (Finnish Forest Research Institute) Soil carbon modelling applied for nation-wide forest carbon inventory
Abstract Presentation (pdf 0,4 Mb)

10.30-11.00 Coffee
  Chair: Zoltan Somogyi
11.00-11.30 Chertov, O. et al. (St. Petersburg State University) On methods of regional and local soil organic matter pools evaluation for soil monitoring in the forests of European Russia
Abstract Presentation (pdf 0,7 Mb)
11.30-12.00 Berg, B. et al. (University of Helsinki) Carbon sequestration rates in Nordic forest soils - some results from three approaches
Abstract Presentation (pdf 1,0 Mb)
12.00-12.30 Maraseni, Tek N. et al. (University of Southern Queensland) Comparing and predicting soil carbon quantities under different land use systems on the Red Ferrosol soils of Southern Queensland
Abstract Presentation (pdf 2,1 Mb)
12.30-13.40 Lunch
Modelling party Chair: Pete Smith
13.40-14.00

Opening of the modelling party
by Mikko Peltoniemi and Esther Thuerig
Presentation

14.00-16.00 Invited presentations and discussion session
  Taru Palosuo: Yasso (pdf 0,5 Mb)
  Oleg Chertov / Alexander Komarov: ROMUL (pdf 0,3 Mb)
  Annmieke Gärdenäs: SOILN (pdf 0,3 Mb)
  Pete Smith: RothC (pdf 1,1 Mb)
  Stephen Ogle: Century (pdf 77 kb)
16.00-17.00 Outdoor hiking and coffee
17.00-18.30 Poster session
19.30 Conference Dinner
   

Saturday, April 8

Session III
Combining models and soil surveys - advances in development of soil carbon monitoring programmes
  Chair: Esther Thuerig
09.00-09.40 Keynote: prof. Pete Smith (University of Aberdeen, UK): "Projected changes in mineral soil carbon of European forests, 1990-2100"
Abstract Presentation
09.40-10.00 Commentary by Bjorn Berg (pdf 93 kb)(5 min) & discussion (15 min)
10.00-10.30 Mikko Peltoniemi et al. (Finnish Forest Research Institute) Model stratified sampling for soil carbon stock changes
Abstract Presentation (pdf 0,2 Mb)
10.30-11.00 Coffee
Session II Models in estimation of decomposition and soil carbon budget (cont.)
  Chair: Mikko Peltoniemi
11.00-11.30 Gärdenäs, A. et al. (SLU) Modelling soil carbon sequestration of forest soils for different nitrogen fertilization and deposition levels
Abstract Presentation (pdf 1,6 Mb)
11.30-12.00 Mikhailov, A. et al. (Russian Academy of Sciences) Forest soil dynamics at different silvicultural regimes: simulation modelling
Abstract Presentation (pdf 4,9 Mb)
12.00-12.30 Summary of the modelling party
12.30-15.30 Afternoon excursion (geology, stones and lunch) or lunch at hotel Koli and working session for a joint paper
16.30- or Departure for a post-conference excursion (dinner and overnight in a small island). There will be two departures from the island. First will be around 10.00 for those who take the 12.45 flight and the other later for those who are not in such a hurry (maybe around mid-day).
16.30- Outdoor activities (skiing or snowshoes) from the hotel Koli, sauna and dinner
   

Sunday, April 9

  Breakfast and departure

 

 
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