Soil Resources of European Volcanic Systems

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HUNGARY MEETING 18-22 september. 2002

Program Abstracts Excursion Pictures Participants Invited speakers


Tuesday, September 17:

Arrival to Budapest only for participants of the two associated small group metings (one extra day allowance)

Wednesday, September 18:

9.OO-18.00 : Two separate Small Group Meetings on (i) data interpretation and (ii) maps of soils in European volcanic systems and land use
(see the aims and list of participants)

Afternoon and evening: arrival to Budapest for most participants
20.00– Welcome reception and registration

Thursday, September 19:

8.30–9.00 Welcome adress from Hungarian Academy of Sciences authorities and organisators

WG 1 (soil genesis and development) chair by E. Garcia-Rodeja P. Buurman

9.00–9.20 Mineralogy of Andisols from main European Volcanic Areas
by M. Kleber, F. Monteiro, M. Fonseca & M. Madeira

9.20–9.40 Infrared absorption patterns and extractibility of amorphous Al-silicates by P. Buurman & E.L. Meijer

9.40–10.00 Weathering of volcanic glass and allophane under the influence of H2SO4 by A. Herre

10.00–10.20 Allophane, ferrihydrite and organic control of characteristics of Icelandic soils by O. Arnalds

10.20–10.40 The formation of siderite lenses in Icelandic histosols by
T. Gudmundsson

10.40–11.00 Coffee break

11.00–11.20 Organo - mineral controls on C-cycling in Andosols by C. Mikutta

11.20 – 11.40 Micromorphological characteristics of andic material by G. Stoops

11.40–12.00 Morphogenetic classification system in Slovakia by B. Jurani &
J. Balkovic

12.00–12.20 Evolution of saline-sodic soils as induced by tephra mulch by M.L.Tejedor

12.20–12.40 European examples of mature soil genesis on old volcanic rock materials by P. Quantin

12.40–13.50 Lunch break

WG 2 (soil aggregation and water binding) chair by F. Bartoli & F. Terribile

14.00 – 14.20 Soil structure of European volcanic soils: the micromorphological approach by F. Terribile

14.20–14.40 Some special dielectric features of allophane volcanic soils by
C.M. Regalado, J.M. Hernandez-Moreno & S. Armas-Espinel

14.40–15.00 Shrinkage in European volcanic soils by F. Bartoli, E. Schouller &
G. Burtin

15.00–15.20 Disaggregation and clay dispersion by Ion Exchange Resin Membranes by S.Armas-Espinel & J.M.Hernandez-Moreno

15.20–15.40 Water retention properties of volcanic soils in Iceland by 
J. Gu›mundsson

15.40–16.00 Coffee break

16.00–16.20 A consistent model for water binding in volcanic soils from Sicily and Azores by E.L. Meijer, S. Parisi & C. Dazzi

16.20–16.40 Water retention modelling in European volcanic soils by A. Coppola

16.40–17.00 Influence of tephra mulch on physical properties of soils of the Canary Islands by C. Jimenez

17.00–17.20 Hydrological consequences of hydrophobicity on volcanic soils from La Gomera National Park by C.M. Regalado, G. Garcia-Santos,
J.M. Hernandez-Moreno & S. Armas-Espinel

17.20–17.40 Water transport in European volcanic soils by A. Basile

17.40–18.00 Solute and water transport experiments in large undisturbed columns of volcanic soils by C.M. Regalado, A. Ritter

18.00–18.15 Coffee break

18.15–20.00 WG1, WG2 and WG4 poster session

Preliminary list of posters (to be completed):
- Occurrence of allophanes in the deepest horizons of the Azores selected COST 622 Andisols by M. Gérard & S. Cakuilean
- Mineralogy of the sand fractions of the volcanic COST-profiles. Results and problems G. Stoops and A. Van Driessche
- Disaggregation and dispersion of European volcanic soils by F. Bartoli & G. Burtin

20.00– Reception

Friday, September 20:

8.30–10.00 Invited lecture by C. Bühmann, introduces by A. Kertesz :

Soils developed from volcanic rocks in South Africa: classification, textural, chemical and mineralogical properties, land use and susceptibility to erosion by C. Bühmann, D. P. Turner & A.J. van Zyl, ARC-Institute for Soil, Climate and Water, Private Bag X79, Pretoria, South Africa.

10.00–10.20 Coffee break

WG 4 (land use in volcanisc systems) 

10.20–10.40 Organic carbon in Icelandic soils: Past and present by H. Oskarsson

10.40–11.00 Consequences of agronomic practices on andic properties of soils from Tenerife by M.Espino-Mesa, S.Espinel, C.R.Regalado, J.M. Hernandez-Moreno

11.00–11.20 Agricultural valorization of organic waste in Réunion island: andosols characteristics by F. Feder

11.20 – 11.40 Non-allophanic Andosols in Eastern Saxony - taxonomy and land use implications by M. Kleber

11.40–12.00 Acid neutralizing mechanisms in an andic and a non-andic Umbric A horizons. A comparative study by J.C. Novoa-Munoz & E. garcia-Rodeja

12.00–12.20 European maps of soils in volcanic systems and of Andisols by E. Gretarsson & O. Arnalds volcanic

12.20 – 14.00 Budapest–Tihany by bus. Pocket lunch in the bus

14.00 – 16.30 Balaton Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Tihany

14.00–14.30 Karatson, D.: Phases of Volcanic activity in the Carpathian basin
(Department of Physical Geography, Eötvös Loránd University)

14.30–15.00 Kertesz, A.: Geomorphology of Transdanubia
(Head of department, Geographical Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

15.00–15.30 Coffee break

15.30–16.00 Karatson, D.: Tertiary volcanism of Balaton uplands

16.00–16.30 Harangi, Sz.: Volcanism of the Tihany peninsula
(Geological Institute of Hungary)

17.00–18.00 Visit at soil profile No. 17, Levendulás, Tihany

17.00–17.20 Kertesz, A.: Introduction

17.20–17.40 Barczi, A.: Soils of Tihany peninsula
(Head of department, Landscape and Ecology, Szent Istvan University)

17.40–18.00 Füleky, Gy.–Madarasz, B.: Results of laboratory analyses of Profile No. 17 (chemical and physical characteristics)
(Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Szent Istvan University and Geographical Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

18.00–18.30 Tihany–Badacsony by bus

20.00– Conference dinner

Saturday, September 21:
 Field tour and communications on Hungarian volcanic soil environment and land use 

9.00 – 11.30 Centre of Balaton uplands Natinal Park, Badacsony

9.00–9.30 Majer, J. – Varga, P.: The role of volcanic soils on the vine growing area around Lake Balaton

9.30–10.00 Regenye, J.: History of land use on Balaton uplands

10.00–10.30 Füleky, Gy.: Pedological characteristics of historical vine growing areas of Hungary

1030–11.00 Coffee break

11.00–11.30 Kertesz, A.: Statistical analysis of land use changes in Lake Balaton catchment over the last 100 years.

11.30 – 12.30 Visit at soil profile No. 18, Badacsony

11.30–11.50 Kertesz, A.: Introduction

11.50–12.10 Barczi, A.: Soils of Badacsony area

12.10–12.30 Füleky, Gy.–Madarasz, B.: Results of laboratory analyses of Profile No. 18 (chemical and physical characteristics)
(Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Szent Istvan University and Geographical Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

12.30–13.30 Lunch break

13.30–15.00 MC meeting

15.00–15.45 Geological demonstration site, Hegyest, by leading of National Park

15.45–18.15 Badacsony–Budapest by bus

In the evening: Reception

Sunday, September 22:

Departure from Budapest or leave for post-meeting trip (optional)

Post – meeting trip: (optional)
Sunday, September 22 to Wednesday, September 25:
Visit to the Northern Mountains (Eger, Tokaj etc.)

Last modified 30 October 2003 by EG