2nd National Workshop on Subaqueous Soils
Click here for a PDF copy of this Brochure |
Map of Conference Location and Hotel | Agenda | What to Bring
THANKS TO ALL FOR ATTENDING, View Photos of the Workshop HERE
Billington - Coarse-silty, mixed, nonacid, mesic, Thapto-Histic Sulfiwassents
DATES: August 8 through 13, 2010
Contact: Jim Turenne, RI State Soil Scientist - 401-822-8830 or cell 401-255-6206
LOCATION: Kingston, RI (Dorm lodging available for $35-$45/night, a list of nearby hotels will be provided. Lectures at University of Rhode Island and various locations, Field activities at various locations around Rhode Island)
TARGET AUDIENCE: Soil Scientists, National Cooperative Soil Survey partners, researchers, students, and interested coastal professionals. Workshop is targeted to individuals interested in applying subaqueous soil mapping techniques and research for both estuarine and fresh water environments. A two day informative tour is planned in September for those interested in subaqueous concepts but not conducting mapping or research.
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: Limited to 24 people (32 total with instructors). The limited numbers are due to logistics for field sites.
FORMAT: Days will be split between time spent in class covering principles and associated background information and time spent in the field where participants will obtain first hand experience in all aspects of subaqueous soil survey.
REGISTRATION FEE: $350
LODGING: Dorm rooms are available for $35 to $45/night per person. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn located in North Kingstown for the government per diem rate of $96/night - the rooms are reserved until July 8 just use the group code "USD" when reserving.
Hotel Direct: 401-789-1051, Toll Free: 877-805-9008
Online: www.HolidayInn.com/skingstownri – group code USD
- Professor of Soil Science, Univ. of RI
FOR THE MOST CURRENT INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION FORM: