Tuesday, August 7, 2007: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
K, San Jose McEnery Convention Center
COS 25 - Ecosystem function: Carbon, energy, and NPP
8:00 AMHeat storage and energy balance closure across five forests of different ages
Nan Lu, University of Toledo, Asko Noormets, North Carolina State University, Jiquan Chen, University of Toledo
8:20 AMPartitioning sources of complexity: Teasing out species-environment interactions in a replicated mesocosm experiment
Deane Wang, University of Vermont, Corrie A. Blodgett, University of Vermont, Carl Waite, University of Vermont, Gary Hawley, University of Vermont, Donald DeHayes, University of Vermont
8:40 AMInteractive effects of atmospheric and climate change on aboveground production in a constructed old-field ecosystem
Courtney E. Campany, University Of Tennesse, Jake F. Weltzin, University Of Tennessee, Richard J. Norby, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Aimee T. Classen, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Cayenne E. Engel, University Of Tennessee, Orla C. Dermody, University Of Tennessee
9:00 AMResponses of NPP, nutrient availability, and nutrient loss in a California grassland exposed to multifactor global change
Noel P. Gurwick, Carnegie Institution, Chris Field, Carnegie Institution, Nona Chiariello, Stanford University, Peter M. Vitousek, Stanford University
9:20 AMDecadal scale impacts of C4 grass reintroductions on soil carbon and nitrogen cycling in successional ecosystems
Wendy M. Mahaney, Michigan State University, Kurt A. Smemo, The Holden Arboretum, Katherine L. Gross, Michigan State University
9:40 AMBreak
9:50 AMEffects of experimental throughfall exclusion on forest structure and the aboveground net primary productivity of an Amazonian forest
Paulo M. Brando, University of Florida - Ipam, Daniel C. Nepstad, Woods Hole Research Center, David Ray, University of Maine
10:10 AMInterannual variation in forest carbon exchange as affected by spring storms in coastal eastern US
Asko Noormets, North Carolina State University, Michael Gavazzi, USDA Forest Service, Ge Sun, USDA Forest Service, Steve G. McNulty, USDA Forest Service
10:30 AMAre all ecosystem functions equal or are some more equal than others? Results from the restoration of a montane blanket bog in Ireland
David Wilson, University College Dublin, Louise Deering, University College Dublin, Nicholas Clipson, University College Dublin, Fiona Doohan, University College Dublin
10:50 AMSeasonal changes in carbon and water fluxes under different land uses in the Orinoco lowlands
José J. San-José Sr., Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científicas, Rubén A. Montes Sr., Universidad Simón Bolívar, Nina Nikonova, Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científicas

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