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Program Symposia 01

Program for EUROSOIL 2004 

Symposium 01: "Soil as Living Space" - Monday, 6th


Time Referent Title
08:30 - 08:50 Joschko Analysis of soil fauna and soil properties using state-space approach
08:50 - 09:10 Rad The Role of Organic Matter in Supporting the Biological Activity and the Mesofaunal Diversity in the Upper Horizon of Soils with Different Levels of Disturbance (Full Paper)
09:10 - 09:30 Theißen The Collembolan coenoses of grassy field margins of the Artemisia vulgaris-Arrhenaterum elatius-community (ruderalized tall oatgrass meadow ) in the agricultural landscape and its relation to soil properties
09:30 - 09:50 Sticht C-turnover and C-isotopic composition in arable soil with emphasis on collembolans influenced through atmospheric CO2 enrichment
09:50 - 10:10 Fox Soil fauna can reverse the response of organic matter transformation to microclimate change
10:10 - 10:30 Grieve Effects of faunal modifications on void space and aggregation at differentscales in an upland grassland soil
10:30 - 11:00


11:00 - 11:40 Ritz Keynote: Life in Inner Space: Architecture and Biology of Soils
11:40 - 12:00 Feeney Fungi and Root Induced Meso- and Micro-Scale Soil Structural Changes
12:00 - 12:20 Ralfs Deposition and transport of metabolic active bacteria in soils: balance of biomass and influence of dividing behaviour
12:20 - 12:40 Gargiulo Transport of microorganisms in unsaturated soils: role of matrix, cell and population properties
12:40 - 13:00 Poll Small-Scale Abundance and Function of Soil Microorganisms at the Soil-Litter Interface
13:00 - 14:30


14:30 - 14:50 Ball Modelling bacterial interactions in soil
14:50 - 15:10 Malosso Use of 13C-labelled plant materials and ergosterol, PLFA and NLFA analyses to investigate organic matter decomposition in Antarctic soil
15:10 - 15:30 Esperschütz Structural and Functional Characterisation of Microbial Communities in Soil Ecosystems using Phospholipid-Biomarkers and Stable Isotope Techniques
15:30 - 15:50 Deiglmayr Linking Structure and Function of the Nitrate-Reducing Community in the Rhizosphere of Lolium perenne and Trifolium repens
15:50 - 16:10 Shaw Characterising links between phylogeny and physiological diversity associated with N2O production in autotrophic ammonia oxidisers
16:10 - 16:40


16:40 - 17:00 Joergensen Microbial performance after long-term permanent mixing of a grassland soil
17:00 - 17:20 Aneja Soil type and litter quality - Factors influencing the structure and function of microbial populations involved in turnover process of beech and spruce leaf litter
17:20 - 17:40 Niklinska Effect of pH and heavy metal pollution on the characteristics of microbial community in forest humus.
17:40 - 18:00 Stemmer Soil organic carbon decomposition and turnover as affected by heavy metal contamination and acid rain in a model ecosystem
18:00 - 18:20 Oberson Mineralization of organic P: sources, actors and processes

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