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Discovery and Awareness of Anthropogenic Amazonian Dark Earths (Terra Preta)
Bill Denevan - Prof. Emeritus, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, WI USA
Explorations of Pre-Columbian Agricultural Landscapes in the Amazon
Clark Erickson - Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA USA

The Secrets of Making Terra Preta Soils
Susanna Hecht - Professor, School of Public Policy and Social Research, University of California,, Los Angeles, CA USA

Characterization and Performance of Amazonian Dark Earths – Opportunities for Future Soil Management
Johannes Lehmann - Assistant Professor of Soil Fertility Management and Soil Biogeochemistry, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

Options for Renewable Hydrogen Technologies
Bob Evans - Head, Renewable Hydrogen Program- National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO USA

Sustainable Energy with Carbon Utilization Addressing the Need for Global Mitigation
Peter Read - Senior Research Officer, Department of Applied and International Economics, Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand

Technology and Economics of Energy Production with Green House Gas Stabilization
Michael Obersteiner - Research Economist, Department of Economics and Finance at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna, Austria

Impacts of Intensive Agriculture on Soil Carbon, Crop Productivity and Climate Change
Don Reicosky, Soil Scientist, USDA Agricultural Research Service

Charcoal as Soil Conditioner and Nutrient Retainer – Studies in the Humid Tropics, Amazônia, Brazil          [Abstract] [Video]
Christoph Steiner*, Wenceslau G. Teixeira, Johannes Lehmann and Wolfgang Zech

Unlocking Microbial Communities in Terra Preta: Nucleic Acid Extraction and Purification as Keys to Characterizing Biology of Black Carbon Soils     [Abstract] [Video]
Janet Thies, Brendan O’Neil, Julie Grossman

Maize and weed flora dynamics on Amazonian Dark Earth and adjacent soils in the central Brazilian Amazon        [Abstract] [Video]
Julie Major, Antonio DiTommaso, Johannes Lehmann, and Newton P.S. Falcão

Effect of Charcoal Application to Early Growth Stage of Acacia mangium
   [Abstract] [Video]
Chairil A. Siregar, Nobuo Ishibashi, Tsuyoshi Kato, Herianto, Kazuya Ando

Reactivity of Wood charcoal with Ozone        [Abstract] [Video]
Kunio Kawamoto, Kengo Ishimaru, Yuji Imamura and Makoto Ogawa

Measurements of Terra Preta Soil Carbon: Carbon Origins and Implications for Carbon Stability  [Video]    
Kim Magrini

Potential of carbon sequestration by carbonizing wood residue from industrial tree plantation as a Clean Development Mechanism project in the Kyoto Mechanism 
  [Abstract] [Video]
Yasuyuki Okimori, Fumio Takahashi, Makoto Ogawa, Toru Yamanaka

Sunlight-Ancient and Modern: The Relative Energy Efficiency of Hydrogen from Coal and Current Biomass      [Abstract] [Video]
Matthew J. Realff, Ling Zhang

Ammonia Carbonation and Biomass Pyrolysis for Carbon Management
James W. Lee, Danny Day, Robert J. Evans and Ronfu Li    [Abstract] [Video]

Effects of Soil Microbial Fertility by Charcoal in Soil
Makato Ogawa Director, Biological and Environment Institute, Kanso Ltd, Kansai Electric Power Company [Video]

The Sustainable Future of Agriculture with Carbon Utilization
William Woods, Professor of Geography, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL [Video]

The Sustainable Future of Energy with Carbon Utilization
Danny Day, Founder, EPRIDA [Video]


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