Field trip 2017

 

May 23rd, 2017 / 9:00 – 18:00

The Orneau : a fertile valley for soil research

SSSB field trip 2017

 

09:30 Grand-Leez

Introduction to the Geo-Pedological pathway of the Orneau valley (V. Hallet and L. Bock) http://www.fondationclose.be/index.php?rub=balade-geo-pedologique-de-l-itineraire-de-la-vallee-de-l-orneau

Charcoal kiln site on a flat area and its profile (B. Hardy, J. Dufey and J.-T. Cornelis + G. Colinet)

10:40 Abbaye d’Argenton (Lonzée)

Integrated Carbon Observation System, special focus on soil (B. Heinesch and M. Aubinet)http://www.gembloux.ulg.ac.be/environmentislife/icos/

11:50 Bordia (Gembloux)

Agroforestry parcel – Agriculture Is Life, special focus on soil (S. Garré) – http://www.gembloux.ulg.ac.be/agricultureislife/the-experimental-farm/agrofor/

13:00 Gembloux – Mess of ULg-Gembloux ABT

Lunchtime : sandwiches and drinks

Possibility to have a short visit of the Gembloux Abbey

14:30 Alvaux

Unconformity between Silurian and Givetian layers – Geo-Pedological pathway of the Orneau valley (V. Hallet and L. Bock)

15:40 Spy

La grotte de l’Homme de Spy, focus on geomorphology and hydrogeology – Geo-Pedological pathway of the Orneau valley (V. Hallet and L. Bock)

Bonus (depending on time) : Charcoal kiln site on a slope and its profile (B. Hardy, J. Dufey, J.-T. Cornelis and T. Kervyn)

48 people registered.