2012 Minutes

The First Annual Florida Association of Environmental soil Scientists Coastal Environmental Soil Science Conference will be held on November 1, 2012 at Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL.

The FAESS Annual Business Meeting will be held on the afternoon of November 2nd from 1pm – 5pm with our field trip held on Saturday morning. Topics for the oral sessions include peat based marshes, soil subsidence, effects of sea level rise on organic matter, effects of slat water intrusion on river management and vadose zone hydrology, formation of Round Marsh in the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve, subaqueous soil mapping, status of the Florida Soil Survey, and oyster reef restoration.

Speakers include respected faculty from the University of Florida, University of Central Florida, University of North Florida, as well as professionals from the public and private sectors. Individuals wishing to present a poster should contact Jessica Veenstra at jveenstra@flagler.edu. Posters should be 36” x 48”. Aisles and mounting boards will be provided. Limited space is available so contact Jessica ASAP. FAESS Members are encouraged to stay at Comfort Inn & Suites at 42 San Marco Avenue.