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2002 North Central Regional Cooperative Soil Survey Conference

Monday, June 24, 2002

General Session - Room 313, Pyle Center
Moderator - Jon Hempel, State Soil Scientist, NRCS, Wisconsin

Time Activity Presenter(s)
10:00AM - 1:00PM Registration in Room 313 of the Pyle Center  
1:00PM - 2:00PM Welcome to Wisconsin Patricia Leavenworth, State Conservationist, NRCS, WI
Charles Whitmore, Midwest Regional Conservationist, NRCS
Ross Fugill, President Elect, WSPSS
2:00PM - 2:30PM National Soil Survey Program Berman Hudson, Soil Survey Program Director, NRCS
2:30PM - 3:00PM Break  
3:00PM - 4:00PM Keynote Address: “The Future of Pedology and Soil Survey in the U.S.” David Hammer, University of Missouri
4:00PM - 5:00PM Committee Breakout Sessions
  • Committee 1 - Room 112
  • Committee 2 - Room DE232
  • Committee 3 - Room 309
  • NCR Meeting - Room DE332
5:30PM - 7:30PM Reception, UW Union, Tripp Commons (2nd floor)
Sponsored by: Wisconsin Society of Professional Soil Scientists

Tuesday, June 25, 2002

General Session - Room 313, Pyle Center
AM Moderator - Mickey Ransom, Kansas State University
PM Moderator - Dave Hoppe, USFS, Wisconsin

Time Activity Presenter(s)
8:00AM - 8:15AM UW Soils Department Activities Birl Lowery, Chair, Univ. of Wisconsin Soils Dept.
8:15AM - 8:30AM U.S. Forest Service Activities (PDF; 6.7 MB) Dave Hoppe, USFS, Wisconsin
8:30AM - 8:45AM NCR3 Report Joe Mason, NCR3 Chair, Univ. of Nebraska
8:45AM - 9:30AM Soil Information System (PDF; 5.5 MB) Dan Rooney, Earth Information Technologies Corp.
9:30AM - 10:00AM Distance Education at Univ. of Wisconsin, Stevens Point Steve Levine, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
10:00AM - 10:30AM Break  
10:30AM - 12:00PM Committee Breakout Sessions
  • Committee 1 - Room 112
  • Committee 2 - Room DE232
  • Committee 3 - Room 309
  • Committee 4 - Room 313
12:00PM - 1:15PM Luncheon - Field Trip Overview Tom Hooyer, WGNHS
1:15PM - 2:15PM Innovations in Soil Survey Reports (PDF; 9.1 MB) Nathan McCaleb, Chief, NCGC Soils Branch, NRCS, Texas
2:15PM - 2:45PM Soil Survey Digitizing and Map Finishing (PDF; 4.7 MB) Ken Lubich, National Digitizing Coordinator, NRCS
2:45PM - 3:15PM Break  
3:15PM - 4:15PM Soil Landscape Modeling; 3D-Mapper (PDF; 5.4 MB) Jim Burt, Dept. of Geography, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
Jesse Turk, NRCS, Wisconsin
4:15PM - 4:30PM Field Trip Orientation  

Wednesday, June 26, 2002

Time Activity
8:00AM - 8:00PM Field Trip
Bus leaves from in front of Pyle Center
Lunch and supper provided

Thursday, June 27, 2002

General Session - Rooms B1A and B1B, Lowell Center
Moderator - Joe Mason, Univ. of Nebraska

Time Activity Presenter(s)
8:00AM - 8:30AM Committee 1 Report (PDF; 136 KB) Bob Engel, Chair
8:30AM - 9:00AM Committee 2 Report (PDF; 233 KB) Ray Sinclair, Chair
9:00AM - 9:30AM Committee 3 Report (PDF; 82 KB) Jay Bell, Chair
9:30AM - 10:00AM Break  
10:00AM - 10:30AM Committee 4 Report (PDF; 138 KB) Mike Sucik, Chair
10:30AM - 11:00AM Business Meeting (PDF; 41 KB) Jon Hempel, NCRSSC 2002 Chair
11:00AM - 11:15AM Closing Remarks  
11:30AM - 12:30PM NCR3 and NCRSSC Steering Committee Meetings (PDF; 48 KB)