Open Science Research Excellence

ICESCCP 2020 : International Conference on Environmental Soil Chemistry and Chemical Processes

Vancouver, Canada
September 23 - 24, 2020

Call for Papers

ICESCCP 2020 : International Conference on Environmental Soil Chemistry and Chemical Processes is the premier interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Environmental Soil Chemistry and Chemical Processes. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:
  • Environmental soil chemistry
  • Evolution of soil chemistry
  • Contaminants in waters and soils
  • Pollution of soils and waters
  • Soil and water decontamination
  • Inorganic soil components
  • Primary and secondary soil minerals
  • Specific surface of soil minerals
  • Surface charge of soil minerals
  • Identification of minerals by x-ray diffraction analyses
  • Use of clay minerals to retain organic contaminants
  • Chemistry of soil organic matter
  • Effects of soil formation factors on soil organic matter contents
  • Composition of soil organic matter
  • Fractionation of soil organic matter
  • Soil organic matter structure
  • Functional groups and charge characteristics
  • Humic substance-metal interactions
  • Soil organic matter -clay complexes
  • Retention of pesticides and other organic substances by humic substances
  • Soil solution-solid phase equilibria
  • Measurement of the soil solution
  • Speciation of the soil solution
  • Ion activity and activity coefficients
  • Dissolution and solubility processes
  • Sorption phenomena on soils
  • Surface functional groups
  • Surface complexes
  • Adsorption isotherms
  • Equilibrium-based adsorption models
  • Surface precipitation
  • Sorption of anions
  • Points of zero charge
  • Kinetics of soil chemical processes
  • Rate-limiting steps and time scales of soil chemical reactions
  • Determination of reaction order and rate constants
  • Kinetic models and methodologies
  • Effect of temperature on reaction rates
  • Kinetics of important soil chemical processes
  • Redox chemistry of soils
  • Oxidation-reduction reactions and potentials
  • Measurement and use of redox potentials
  • Submerged soils
  • Redox reactions involving inorganic and organic pollutants
  • The chemistry of soil acidity
  • Solution chemistry of aluminum
  • Exchangeable and nonexchangeable aluminum
  • Soil acidity
  • Liming soils
  • The chemistry of saline and sodic soils
  • Causes of soil salinity
  • Sources of soluble salts
  • Important salinity and sodicity parameters
  • Classification and reclamation of saline and sodic soils
  • Effects of soil salinity and sodicity on soil structural properties
  • Effects of soil salinity on plant growth