Minnesota Association of Professional Soil Scientists (MAPSS)

2017 Winter Technical & Business Meeting

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Friday, December 1, 2017

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Kelly Inn

100 4th Avenue South

St. Cloud, Minnesota

Urban Soils

Mapping and Water Movement

Join us for the annual MAPSS Winter Technical Event (including the most beloved MAPSS business meeting)!

Professional Development Hours: 6.0

Topics & Speakers

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Review SSURGO Soil Mapping in the 7 County Metro

Pete Weikle


Mapping Quaternary deposits in Hennepin County: Grappling with dense data, an urban setting, and unresolved stratigraphic issues

Angela Berthold

Minnesota Geological Survey

Urban watershed management; monitoring and modelling water flow

Stephanie Johnston

Mississippi Watershed Management Organization

Soil Compaction and surface infiltration

David Bauer

Minnesota Department of Transportation

Water flowing in manufactured and disrupted soil profiles

Don Taylor

University of Wisconsin, River Falls

Remote Sensing Impervious Surface Area

Joe Knight

University of Minnesota, Remote Sensing and Geospatial Analysis Lab


100 4th Avenue South St. Cloud, Minnesota

Optional PDH Fee

PDH are obtained without paying the $10 PDH fee. However, your attendance at the conference will be certified by MAPSS only by paying this fee. MAPSS will certify and maintain a record of your attendance, which will be provided to licensing boards upon your request. All other attendees must maintain their own records. MAPSS will not certify your attendance without paying this fee.

The MAPSS 2017 Winter Meeting will be at the Best Western Kelly Inn, 100 4th Avenue South, St. Cloud,

MAPSS Business Meeting

A MAPSS business meeting will be held during the conference. All MAPSS members are expected to attend this session.

Lunch will be served by U of M catering. The cost of lunch is included with your registration. Coffee will be available for morning and afternoon breaks. Registration begins at 7:30am. Presentations will begin at 8:00am.