COS 32 - Ecosystem Function: Biodiversity II

Tuesday, August 9, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
19A, Austin Convention Center
8:00 AM
Resource species diversity impacts the functioning and stability of food webs
Anita Narwani, University of Michigan; Asit Mazumder, University of Victoria
8:20 AM
Biodiversity increases resource subsidy flux between ecosystems
Daniel C. Allen, University of Oklahoma; Caryn C. Vaughn, University of Oklahoma; Jeffrey F. Kelly, Oklahoma Biological Survey & University of Oklahoma; Joshua T. Cooper, University of Oklahoma; Michael H. Engel, University of Oklahoma
8:40 AM
Realistic species losses reduce nitrogen uptake and nitrogen-use efficiency in a California serpentine grassland
Paul C. Selmants, University of California; Erika S. Zavaleta, University of California
9:00 AM
Contaminant-induced declines in freshwater biodiversity modify ecosystem functions: The case of the fungicide chlorothalonil
Jason R. Rohr, University of South Florida; Patrick W. Crumrine, Rowan University; Neal T. Halstead, University of South Florida; Steve A. Johnson, University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences; Taegan A. McMahon, University of South Florida; Thomas R. Raffel, University of South Florida
9:20 AM
Functional trait diversity of leaf litter and its influence on biological processes of forest ponds
Aaron B. Stoler, University of Pittsburgh; Rick A. Relyea, University of Pittsburgh
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
Diversity and forest leaf litter decomposition: Patterns and mechanisms across biomes in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems
I. Tanya Handa, Université du Québec à Montréal; Rien Aerts, Vrije University; Frank Berendse, Wageningen University; Matty P. Berg, Vrije University; Andreas Bruder, Eawag; Olaf Butenschön, University of Goettingen; Eric Chauvet, Université de Toulouse, UPS, INP; Mark O. Gessner, Eawag; Jérémy Jabiol, Université de Toulouse, UPS, INP; Brendan McKie, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU); Marika Makkonen, Vrije University; Björn Malmqvist, Umeå University; Edwin T.H.M. Peeters, Aquatic Ecology and Water Quality Management Group, Wageningen University; Stefan Scheu, University of Goettingen; Markus Schindler, Eawag; Bernhard Schmid, University of Zurich; Waltraud Schulze, Max-Planck-Institut für Molekulare Pflanzenphysiologie; Jasper van Ruijven, Wageningen University; Veronique Vos, Wageningen University; Stephan Hättenschwiler, CNRS
10:10 AM
Grassland vegetation changes over an agroforestry management cycle
Laura J. Six, Weyerhaeuser NR Company; Jonathan D. Bakker, University of Washington; Robert E. Bilby, Weyerhaeuser NR Company
10:30 AM
Realistic scenarios of biodiversity loss alter ecosystem structure and function in tropical floodplain lagoons
Rich M. Pendleton, University of North Texas; David J. Hoeinghaus, University of North Texas; Luiz C. Gomes, Universidade Estadual de Maringá; Angelo A. Agostinho, Universidade Estadual de Maringá
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