Monday, August 2, 2010: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
335, David L Lawrence Convention Center
COS 6 - Ecosystem Ecology
1:30 PMInterannual variability of soil respiration in managed forests in Ozarks, Missouri
Jianye Xu, University of Toledo
1:50 PMHydrological balance in an upland forest of the New Jersey Pine Barrens – five years of investigation
Karina VR Schafer, Rutgers University Newark, Kenneth L. Clark, USDA Forest Service
2:10 PMThe role of temporal and spatial heterogeneity along a habitat duration gradient: influences on food-chain length in aquatic food webs
Tiffany A. Schriever, University of Toronto, D. Dudley Williams, University of Toronto
2:30 PMBiodiversity of microbial gut content as a new fish trait related to organic matter degradation
Maud A. Mouchet, ECOLAG-Université de Montpellier 2, Corinne Bouvier, ECOLAG-Université de Montpellier 2, Thierry Bouvier, ECOLAG - Université Montpellier 2, Marc Troussellier, ECOLAG-Université de Montpellier 2, David Mouillot, ECOLAG-Université Montpellier 2
2:50 PMCarbon fluxes in novel tropical secondary forests
Jessica Fonseca da Silva, University of Puerto Rico, Ariel Lugo, USDA Forest Service
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMTop-down effects of different macroconsumers on benthic structure and function in a high-gradient neotropical stream
Andrew J. Binderup, University of Georgia, Michael C. Marshall, University of Georgia, Catherine M. Pringle, University of Georgia, Steve A. Thomas, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Alexander S. Flecker, Cornell University, Rana W. El-Sabaawi, Cornell University, Andrés López-Sepulcre, University of California, Riverside, David N. Reznick, University of California, Riverside
3:40 PMDoes substrate stoichiometry control decomposition of tropical tree leaf litter ?
Sandra Barantal, Centre d'Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive (CEFE), CNRS, Nathalie Fromin, Centre d'Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive (CEFE), CNRS, Heidy Schimann, INRA-UMR ECOFOG, Stephan Hättenschwiler, Centre d'Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive (CEFE), CNRS
4:00 PMYear-round seasonal patterns of soil microbial and nutrient dynamics: Four years of observations from wet and dry low-Arctic sedge meadows
Kate A. Edwards, University of Toronto
4:20 PMCarbon stocks in regenerating tropical dry forests in Costa Rica: Effects of soil variation and forest age
Jennifer S. Powers, University of Minnesota, Justin M. Becknell, University of Minnesota
4:40 PMThe effect of abiotic factors on asymbiotic nitrogen fixation in dead roots from the Pacific Northwest
William T. Hicks, Bethany College, Hua Chen, University of Illinois at Springfield

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