Organic Phosphorus Workshop, Lake District, England, 5th – 9th September 2016
Final Programme Now Available
The OP2016 workshop is around the corner and we have 100 delegates registered. We received a substantial number of exceptional abstracts and the OP2016 Steering group has considered all abstracts submitted. The Final OP2016 Programme can now be downloaded.
Session 1: Organic P flows in the environment in context with other nutrient cycles: Integration across ecosystems
Prof. Leo Condron
Keynote Talk: Historical perspective on the nature and dynamics of organic phosphorus in the environment
Session 2: Methods of evaluating organic P stocks, concentration and speciation
Dr. Barbara Cade-Menun
Keynote Talk: Methods to characterize and quantify organic phosphorus in environmental samples: past successes and future directions
Session 3: Biotic interactions in organic P cycling – Plants
Dr. Marie Spohn
Keynote Talk: How are organic carbon and phosphorus mineralization connected in the rhizosphere?
Dr. Mark Smits
Keynote Talk: Plant-fungus interactions with apatite: ideas versus observations of mycorrhizal fungi-induced apatite weathering
Session 4: Biotic interactions in organic P cycling – Microbes
Dr. Federica Tamburini
Keynote Talk: Insights into the biological cycle of P (with a little help from oxygen isotopes).
Dr. Anna Rosling
Keynote Talk: How mycorrhizal associations effects phosphorus cycling in deciduous forest soils.
Session 5: Organic P in soil and waters: Stocks, Flows and impact of scale
Prof. Dr. Erwin Klumpp
Keynote Talk: Specification of nano-particulate phosphorus in terrestrial systems
Session 6: Global challenges for Organic P research
Dr. Ben Turner
Keynote Talk: Organic phosphorus and the ecology of tropical forests