Five members of the Department of Soil Science recently attended and presented research at the Pedometrics 2019 international conference at the Univ. of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Members include the Department Chair (Alfred Hartemink) and four Soil Science research assistants (Yakun Zhang and Jenifer Yost, both PhD graduate students with Alfred Hartemink; Sumanta Chatterjee, PhD graduate student with Jingyi Huang; Hans Klopp, PhD graduate student with Will Bleam). Yakun placed second for her oral presentation entitled “Delineating soil horizons using digital images.” Congratulations to all for representing the Department of Soil Science and Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison!
Congratulations to Joel Pedersen (Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor)! Joel was recently elected to be the vice-chair (in 2021) and chair (in 2023) of the Gordon Research Conference on Environmental Nanotechnology.