Tuesday, August 3, 2010: 4:30 PM-6:30 PM
Exhibit Hall A, David L Lawrence Convention Center
PS 29 - Biogeochemistry: Linking Community Structure and Ecosystem Function
Using qPCR to correlate the abundance of diazotrophic soil bacteria with the abundance of understory plants in a Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) forest on Vancouver Island
Richard S. Winder, Natural Resources Canada
Deuterium tracer injection: A precise technique for comparing water use patterns in an invaded plant community
Pascale Warren, Utah State University, Andrew Kulmatiski, University of Alaska Anchorage, Karen H. Beard, Utah State University
Importance of soil fungi in the nitrogen cycle of arid ecosystems
Yevgeniy Marusenko, Arizona State University, David Huber, Arizona State University, Patrick Ortiz, Arizona State University, Sharon J. Hall, Arizona State University
Effects of moderate snow addition on litter decomposition in arctic tundra
Jennie DeMarco, University of Florida, Michelle Mack, University of Florida, M. Syndonia Bret-Harte, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Seasonal and spatial influences on soil properties, microbial composition and function in a mixed-mesophytic forest
Jared L. DeForest, Ohio University, Lindsay G. Scott, Ohio University
Legume species effects on soil chemistry in unmanaged forests and plantations in Costa Rican dry tropics
Maria G. Gei, University of Minnesota, Jennifer S. Powers, University of Minnesota
Exotic earthworm distribution, diversity, and isotopic content in sandy northern temperate forest soils: Implications for forest soil carbon dynamics
Jasmine Crumsey, University of Michigan, Knute Nadelhoffer, University of Michigan, Derek Ager, University of Michigan, Bryce Bredell, University of Michigan, Michael Grant, UM Biological Station (Pellston, MI)
Influence of snow packs on soil biota and biogeochemical cycling in polar desert soils
A. E. Altrichter, Virginia Tech, K. M. Geyer, Virginia Tech, J. E. Barrett, Virginia Tech, M. N. Gooseff, Pennsylvania State University, C. Takacs-Vesbach, University of New Mexico
Estimating current and future fine root turnover rates at landscape scales
M. Luke McCormack, Pennsylvania State University, David Eissenstat, The Pennsylvania State University
Sedimentation and erosion in planted and naturally colonizing created wetlands
Sara M. McCarthy, The Ohio State University
Effects of annual and ephemeral plants on carbon, water and nutrient cycling in a riparian ecosystem and a sonoran desert upland
Anna P. Tyler, University of Arizona, Travis E. Huxman, University of Arizona, D. Lawrence Venable, University of Arizona
Bacterial diversity across a soil organic carbon gradient determined by 454 tag sequencing
Zoe G. Cardon, Marine Biological Laboratory, Emelia DeForce, University of Massachusetts, Boston, Thomas Morris, University of Connecticut, Sheri Simmons, Marine Biological Laboratory
Bacterial community composition of soils in created freshwater mitigation wetlands as affected by soil chemistry and site hydroconnectivity
Rita M. Peralta, George Mason University, Changwoo Ahn, George Mason University, Patrick M. Gillevet, George Mason University
Carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus composition of leaf-associated microbes in southern Appalachian streams
Erika B. Kratzer, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, H. Maurice Valett, University of Montana, Jack R. Webster, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Beth M. Cheever, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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