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Dr. Carolyn Olson
Retired



Home: 202-304-8631
Work: 202-401-0965
Fax: 202-401-1176

Email: colson@oce.usda.gov


Membership

  • Member
  • American Society of Agronomy, 36 Years
  • Soil Science Society of America, 43 Years


Communities


Divisions of Interest

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Awards Received

  • SSSA Fellow, 1996


Committee Service

  • S - American Geosciences Institute Liaison, Liaison, 2018-01-01 - 2020-12-31
  • S - Special Awards Committee, Member, 2019-01-01 - 2019-12-31
  • S - SSSA 2019 Program Planning Task Force, Member, Ex Officio, 2015-07-01 - 2019-01-09
  • S - Special Awards Committee, Member, 2018-01-01 - 2018-12-31
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  • ACS - Emeritus Membership Task Force, Member, 2017-04-01 - 2018-12-31
  • ACSESS - ACSESS Board of Directors, Member, 2016-01-01 - 2016-12-31
  • S - SSSA Past President, SSSA Past President, 2016-01-01 - 2016-12-31
  • S - SSSA Executive Committee, SSSA Past President, 2016-01-01 - 2016-12-31
  • S - SSSA Board of Directors, SSSA Past President, 2016-01-01 - 2016-12-31
  • S - Soil Science Distinguished Service Award Committee, Chair, 2016-01-01 - 2016-12-31
  • S - Special Awards Committee, Chair, 2016-01-01 - 2016-12-31
  • S - Organization, Policy, & Bylaws Committee, Chair, 2016-01-01 - 2016-12-31
  • ACS - Golden Opportunity Scholars Institute Coordinating Committee, Chair, 2016-01-01 - 2016-12-31
  • S - Fellows Committee, Chair, 2016-01-01 - 2016-12-31
  • S - General Awards Committee, Chair, 2016-01-01 - 2016-12-31
  • S - Honorary Member and Presidential Awards Committee, Chair, 2016-01-01 - 2016-12-31
  • ACSESS - ACSESS Audit Committee, Member, 2015-01-01 - 2016-12-31
  • ACSESS - ACSESS Operations and Policy Committee, Member, 2015-01-01 - 2016-12-31
  • S - Council of Scientific Society Presidents, Liaison, 2014-01-01 - 2016-12-31
  • S - AAAS, Section E--Geology and Geography, Liaison, 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31
  • S - AAAS, Section G--Biological Sciences, Liaison, 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31
  • S - AAAS, Section O--Agriculture, Food, and Renewable Resources, Liaison, 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31
  • S - AAAS, Section B--Physics, Liaison, 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31
  • S - AAAS, Section C--Chemistry, Liaison, 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31
  • S - Science Policy Committee, Member, Ex Officio, 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31
  • ACSESS - ACSESS Board of Directors, Member, 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31
  • S - Nominations for President-Elect Committee, Chair, 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31
  • S - SSSA Board of Directors, SSSA President, 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31
  • S - SSSA Executive Committee, SSSA President, 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31
  • S - SSSA President, SSSA President, 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31
  • S - International Year of Soils Planning Committee, Member, 2014-01-01 - 2015-12-31
  • S - Honorary Member and Presidential Awards Committee, Member, 2014-01-01 - 2015-12-31
  • S - Soil Science Distinguished Service Award Committee, Member, 2014-01-01 - 2015-12-31
  • S - Organization, Policy, & Bylaws Committee, Member, 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
  • ACSESS - ACSESS Budget and Finance Committee, Member, 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
  • ACS - Annual Meetings Planning Committee, Member, 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
  • S - Budget & Finance Committee, Member, Ex Officio, 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
  • S - Science Policy Committee, Member, Ex Officio, 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
  • ACSESS - ACSESS Board of Directors, Member, 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
  • S - SSSA Executive Committee, SSSA President-Elect, 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
  • S - SSSA Board of Directors, SSSA President-Elect, 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
  • S - SSSA President-Elect, SSSA President-Elect, 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
  • S - Program Planning Committee, Chair, 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
  • S - Fellows Committee, Member, 2013-01-01 - 2014-12-31
  • ACS - Ad Hoc Awards Committee, Member, 2014-01-01 - 2014-09-30
  • S - Science Policy Committee, Member, Ex Officio, 2013-03-28 - 2013-12-31
  • S - Organization, Policy, & Bylaws Committee, Member, 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31
  • S - SSSA Board of Directors, Fundamental Soil Science Group SSSA Board Rep., 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31
  • S - SSSA Board of Directors, Div. S-5 Bd. Rep., 2011-01-01 - 2012-12-31
  • S - Pedology Division - Officers, Div. S-5 Bd. Rep., 2011-01-01 - 2012-12-31
  • S - Program Planning Committee, Member, 2011-01-01 - 2011-12-31
  • S - Soil Science Distinguished Service Award Committee, Member, 2011-01-01 - 2011-12-31
  • S - Honorary Member and Presidential Awards Committee, Member, 2011-01-01 - 2011-12-31
  • S - Pedology Division - Officers, Div. S-5 Bd. Rep., 2007-11-08 - 2010-12-31
  • S - SSSA Board of Directors, Div. S-5 Bd. Rep., 2007-11-08 - 2010-12-31
  • S - Soil Science Distinguished Service Award Committee, Member, 2009-01-01 - 2009-12-31
  • S - Honorary Member and Presidential Awards Committee, Member, 2009-01-01 - 2009-01-31
  • S - AAAS, Section E--Geology and Geography, Member, 2004-02-19 - 2007-02-19
  • S - Emerging Issues in Soil Science Committee, Member, 2004-01-01 - 2004-12-31
  • S - Emerging Issues in Soil Science Committee, Chair, 2003-01-01 - 2003-12-31
  • S - Emerging Issues in Soil Science Committee, Chair, 2002-01-01 - 2002-12-31
  • S - Geological Society of America, Member, 1999-01-01 - 1999-12-31
  • S - Continuing Education for Soil Scientists, Member, 1998-01-01 - 1998-12-31
  • S - Nominations Committee for Pedology Division Officers, Member, 1997-01-01 - 1997-12-31
  • A - Budget & Finance Committee, Member, At Large-Soils, 1996-01-01 - 1996-12-31
  • S - Geological Society of America, Member, 1996-01-01 - 1996-12-31
  • S - Nominations Committee for Pedology Division Officers, Chair, 1995-01-01 - 1995-12-31
  • S - Pedology Division - Officers, Past Chair, Div. S-5, 1995-01-01 - 1995-12-31
  • S - SSSA Board of Directors, Past Chair, Div. S-5, 1995-01-01 - 1995-12-31
  • S - Special Awards Committee, Past Chair, Div. S-5, 1995-01-01 - 1995-12-31
  • A - Nominations Committee, Past Chair, Div. S-5, 1995-01-01 - 1995-12-31
  • S - Pedology Division - Officers, Chair, Div. S-5, 1994-01-01 - 1994-12-31
  • S - Nominations for President-Elect Committee, Chair, Div. S-5, 1994-01-01 - 1994-12-31
  • S - Program Planning Committee, Chair, Div. S-5, 1994-01-01 - 1994-12-31
  • A - Program Planning Committee, Chair, Div. S-5, 1994-01-01 - 1994-12-31
  • S - Soil Science Professional Service Award Committee, Member, 1994-01-01 - 1994-12-31
  • S - Pedology Division - Officers, Chair-Elect, Div. S-5, 1993-01-01 - 1993-12-31
  • S - Geological Society of America, Member, 1993-01-01 - 1993-12-31
  • A - Budget & Finance Committee, Member, At Large-Soils, 1992-01-01 - 1992-12-31
  • S - SSSA Journal Editorial Board, Associate Editor, Div. S-5, 1992-01-01 - 1992-12-31
  • S - International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA), Member, 1991-01-01 - 1991-12-31
  • S - SSSA Journal Editorial Board, Associate Editor, Div. S-5, 1989-01-01 - 1989-12-31
  • S - International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA), Member, 1988-01-01 - 1988-12-31
  • S - Soils-Geomorphology Committee, Member, 1988-01-01 - 1988-12-31
  • ACS - Career Promotion, Member, 1986-01-01 - 1986-12-31
  • ACS - Women in Science Committee, Member, 1983-01-01 - 1983-12-31


Scientific Expertise

  • Climate Change
  • Drought Stress
  • Ecosystems