Working Group 3 online meeting:
Fire effects on soils
March 1st, 2021, from 10:00 to 16:30
Due to the restrictions with the current situation, the WG3 meeting will be held online to allow collaborators to participate.
10:00-10:15. Joining of participants to the online meeting room.
10:15-10:30. Welcome address by WG3 leader prof. Irena Atanassova.
10:30-11:00. Anna Brook and Lea Wittenberg. Erodibility as a tool to assess the effect of ash-soil laminar structure on hydraulic properties and infiltration timescales.
11:00-11:15. Brief discussion.
11:15-11:45. Saskia Keesstra. SDGs and wildfires: the role of soils in sustainable fire management.
11:45-12:00. Brief discussion.
12:00-12:30. Stefan H Doerr. Predicting and mitigating fire impacts on soil and water quality following the Australian 2019/2020 wildfires: insights from Sydney’s largest water supply catchment.
12:30-12:45. Brief discussion.
12:45-13:45. Lunch time.
13:45-14:15. Nurit Shtober-Zisu and Lea Wittenberg. Long-term effects of wildfire on rock weathering and soil stoniness in the Mediterranean landscapes.
14:15-14:30. Brief discussion.
14:30-15:00. Heike Knicker. Recent advances on fire effects on SOM.
15:00-15:15. Brief discussion.
15:15-15:45. General discussion with all participants.
15:45-16:15. Artemi Cerdà. Challenges and proposals for the future meetings of the WG.
16:15-16:30. Closure of the meeting by the WG3 leader prof. Irena Atanassova.