Thursday, August 7, 2008: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
101 B, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 89 - Nutrient Cycling II
8:00 AMCoupled forest management and salmon disturbances may alter nutrient dynamics in southeast Alaskan streams
Peter S. Levi, University of Notre Dame, Jennifer L. Tank, University of Notre Dame, Scott D. Tiegs, University of Notre Dame, Dominic T. Chaloner, University of Notre Dame, Gary A. Lamberti, University of Notre Dame
8:20 AMThe known knowns, known unknowns, and unknown unknowns of phosphorus availability in tropical ecosystems
Stephen Porder, Brown University, George E. Hilley, Stanford University
8:40 AMCarbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus additions to a temperate deciduous forest: Effects on belowground processes
Candice M. Smith, Indiana University, J. C. Randolph, Indiana University, James D. Bever, Indiana University
9:00 AMPotential for phosphorus limitation in northern hardwood forest species
Matthew P. Weand, University of Kentucky, Mary A. Arthur, University of Kentucky, Gary M. Lovett, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Kathleen C. Weathers, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
9:20 AMSoil trace gas fluxes in response to wildfire and forest management in Colorado ponderosa pine ecosystems
Mark A. Gathany, Colorado State University / Cedarville University, Ingrid C. Burke, Colorado State University
9:40 AMBreak
9:50 AMThe effects of mosses on microbial activity and phosphorus availability in rich fens
Katherine F. Crowley, Cornell University, Alexander W. Cheesman, University of Florida, Barbara L. Bedford, Cornell University
10:10 AMNew isotopic techniques for quantifying plant-microbial interactions support strong competitive ability of plants for organic nitrogen
Chris Clark, Arizona State University, Claudia Neuhauser, University of Minnesota, G. David Tilman, University of Minnesota
10:30 AMPrecipitation and nitrogen interactions in arid ecosystems
Lara G. Reichmann, Brown University, Osvaldo E. Sala, Brown University, Debra Peters, USDA-ARS, LTER Jornada Experimental Range
10:50 AMOpening Pandora’s box:  The potential role of Gloeotrichia echinulata in lake phosphorus cycling
Kathryn L. Cottingham, Dartmouth College, Kathleen C. Weathers, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Cayelan C. Carey, Cornell University, Holly A. Ewing, Bates College, Zachary A. Mayer, Dartmouth College

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