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U.S. National Committee for Soil Sciences

CURRENT MEMBERSHIP

Chair

 

Donald Sparks 
S. Hallock du Pont Chair
Professor of Plant and Soil Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Director, Marine Science and Policy
Delaware Environmental Institute (DENIN) 
531 South College Ave., 152 Townsend Hall
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716-2170
Phone: (302) 831-6378 or (302) 831-4335 or 2739
Fax: (302) 831-0605
Email: dlsparks@udel.edu                                             

Committee members

Ronald Amundson 
Professor, Chair of Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management
University of California, Berkeley
145 Mulford Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720
Tel: (510) 643-3788
Email: earthy@berkeley.edu


Asmeret Asefaw Berhe
Assistant Professor
Soil Biogeochemistry School of Natural Sciences
University of California, Merced
5200 North Lake Rd.
S&E Bldg., RM 302
Merced, CA 95343
Tel: (209) 228-4712
Fax: (209) 724-4459
Email: AABerhe@UCMerced.edu                                                                                  

Pierre Bordenave
Vice President/Environmental Services
J.L. Patterson & Associates, Inc.
InterMountain Resources
101 N. Fourth Suite 203
PO Box 1724
Sandpoint, ID 83864
Tel: (208) 263-9391
Fax: (208) 263-7013
Email: pierrebordenave@cs.com  


Daniel Giménez
Associate Professor
Department of Environmental Science
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
14 College Farm Road
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Tel: (848)93
Fax: (732) 932-8644
Email: gimenez@envsci.rutgers.edu

Robin L. Graham
Deputy Associate Lab Director
Computing, Environment, Life Sciences
Argonne National Laboratory
9700 South Cass Avenue, Building 240
Argonne, IL 60439-4847
Tel: (630) 252-5677
Fax: (630) 252-6333
Email: Grahamrl@anl.gov

Cindy H. Nakatsu
Professor
Purdue University
Department of Agronomy
Lilly Hall of Life Sciences
915 West State Street
West Lafayette, Indiana, 47907-2054
Tel: (765) 496-2997 / (765) 496-2229
Fax: (765) 496-2926
Email: cnakatsu@purdue.edu

Ex-Officio Members

Past Chair
Paul M. Bertsch
Professor of Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology
University of Kentucky
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
N122N Ag Science Center North
Lexington, KY 40546-0091
Tel: (859) 257-1651
Email: paul.bertsch@uky.edu           

Ex Officio SSSA Representative
David Lindbo
Professor, Soil-Environment Relations
Department of Soil Science
North Carolina State University
PO Box 7619
Raleigh, NC 27695-7619
Phone: (919) 515 2643; Fax: (919) 515-2167
Email: david_lindbo@ncsu.edu                                 

 IUSS Secretary General
Alfred Hartemink
Professor, Department of Soil Science
FD Hole Soils Lab
1525 Observatory Drive
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI 53706-1299
Tel: (608) 263-4947
Email: hartemink@wisc.edu

Society Liaisons

Geological Society of America
Steven Driese
Professor and Chair
Department of Geology
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97354
Waco, TX 76798-7354
Tel: (254) 710-2177; Fax: (254) 710-2673
Email: Steven_Driese@baylor.edu                                                              

Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)
Ron Checkai
Environmental Toxicology Branch Chief
U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center
RDCB-DRT-E E3150
5183 Blackhawk Road
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21010-5424
Tel: (410) 436-2129; Fax: (410) 436-7274
Email:Ronald.T.Checkai.Civ@mail.mil                                                           

Soil Ecology Society
Roman G. Kuperman 
Environmental Toxicologist  
U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center
RDCB-DRT-E E564
5183 Blackhawk Road
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21010-5424
Tel: (410) 436-4697; Fax: (410) 612-5399
Email: roman.g.kuperman.civ@mail.mil                                                            

Ecological Society of America
Patrick Megonigal
Senior Scientist and Curator
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
P.O. Box 28
647 Contees Wharf Road
Edgewater, MD 21037
Tel : (443) 482-2346 ; Fax: (443) 482-2380
Email: megonigalp@si.edu                                                             

American Geophysical Union
Yakov Pachepsky
Soil Scientist
Environmental Microbial and Food Safety Lab
USDA, ARS, BA, ANRI, EMFSL
10300 Baltimore Avenue
Building 173 Room 203, BARC-East
Beltsville, MD 20705
Tel:  (301) 504-7468
Email: yakov.pachepsky@ars.usda.gov                                                             

Staff

Ester Sztein
Assistant Director
Board on International Scientific Organizations (BISO)
The National Academies
500 Fifth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001
Tel: (202) 334 3049; Fax: (202) 334-2231
E-mail: esztein@nas.edu

Pam Gamble
Program Associate
Board on International Scientific Organizations (BISO)
The National Academies
500 Fifth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001
Tel: (202) 334-2688; Fax: (202) 334-2231
E-mail: pgamble@nas.edu

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