Monday, August 4, 2008: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
103 AB, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 3 - Carbon Cycling: Soils I
1:30 PMSoil respiration following pulse precipitation events in the shortgrass steppe
Tyler Benton, Colorado School of Mines, Seth M. Munson, Colorado State University, William K. Lauenroth, Colorado State University, Ingrid C. Burke, Colorado State University
1:50 PMNon-linear responses of soil carbon dynamics to woody-plant encroachment in semi-arid ecosystems
Mitchell Pavao-Zuckerman, University of Arizona, Korinna Duffy, University of Arizona, Anna P. Tyler, University of Arizona, Greg Barron-Gafford, University of Arizona, Travis E. Huxman, University of Arizona
2:10 PMContribution of coarse woody debris to ecosystem respiration in an old-growth tropical rain forest
Luitgard Schwendenmann, University of Goettingen, Tesfay Ghebray, University of Goettingen, Deborah A. Clark, University of Missouri, Steven F. Oberbauer, Florida International University
2:30 PMEstimation of soil respiration: Improved techniques for measurement of soil gas
J. Mark Blonquist Jr., Apogee Instruments, Inc., Scott B. Jones, Utah State University, Bruce Bugbee, Utah State University
2:50 PMSoil carbon fluxes in sub-alpine ecosystems
Meaghan E. Jenkins, The University of New South Wales, Mark A. Adams, The University of New South Wales
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMResidue quality does not influence long-term soil carbon stabilization
Roberta Gentile, University of California, Davis, Pauline Chivenge, University of California, Davis, Bernard Vanlauwe, TSBF-CIAT, Johan Six, University of California, Davis
3:40 PMCarbon cycle impacts of earliest land plants inferred from studies of early-diverging modern liverworts
Linda E. Graham, University of Wisconsin, James M Graham, University of Wisconsin
4:00 PMTesting the relationship between fungal-to-bacterial dominance and carbon mineralization
Michael S. Strickland, University of Georgia-Athens, Christian Davies, University of Georgia-Athens, Christian Lauber, University of Colorado-Boulder, Noah Fierer, University of Colorado-Boulder, Mark A. Bradford, University of Georgia-Athens
4:20 PMHierarchical controls on the accrual of physically protected soil carbon pools following tallgrass prairie restoration
Sarah L. O'Brien, University of Illinois at Chicago, Julie D. Jastrow, Argonne National Laboratory, Miquel A. Gonzalez-Meler, University of Illinois at Chicago
4:40 PMCarbon balance of coastal forested wetlands
Asko Noormets, North Carolina State University, Michael Gavazzi, USDA Forest Service, Ge Sun, USDA Forest Service, Jiquan Chen, University of Toledo, Steve G. McNulty, USDA Forest Service

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