COS 135 - Ecosystem Function II

Friday, August 12, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
15, Austin Convention Center
8:00 AM
Quantifying ecological “memory” of plant and ecosystem productivity
Kiona Ogle, Arizona State University; Greg A. Barron-Gafford, University of Arizona; Lisa Patrick Bentley, University of Arizona; Jessica M. Cable, University of Alaska; Richard Lucas, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences; Travis E. Huxman, University of California, Irvine; Michael E. Loik, University of California; Stanley D. Smith, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; David T. Tissue, Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, University of Western Sydney, Richmond NSW
8:20 AM
Evolution of plant nutrient cycling strategies in heterogeneous meta-ecosystems: Impacts for source-sink dynamics
Tiphaine Le Mao, French National Institute for Agricultural Research; Sébastien Barot, IRD, Bioemco; Nicolas Loeuille, UPMC
8:40 AM
Quantifying the influence of foliar winter injury on long-term woody carbon sequestration for red spruce in the northeastern forest
Alexandra M. Kosiba, University of Vermont; Paul G. Schaberg, USDA Forest Service; Gary Hawley, University of Vermont; Joshua M. Halman, University of Vermont; Christopher F. Hansen, University of Vermont
9:20 AM
Reduced calcium availability influences belowground physiology and aboveground carbon dynamics of sugar maple trees
Gary H. Hawley, University of Vermont; Paul G. Schaberg, USDA Forest Service; Joshua M. Halman, University of Vermont; Linda H. Pardo, USDA Forest Service; Timothy J. Fahey, Cornell University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
The complex seasonal cycle of ecohydrology in the Southwest United States
Michael Notaro, University of Wisconsin-Madison
10:10 AM
Non-linear ecosystem response to long-term changes in precipitation and nitrogen availability in a desert grassland
Lara G. Reichmann, USDA, Agricultural Research Service; Osvaldo E. Sala, Arizona State University; Laureano A. Gherardi, Arizona State University; Debra P. C. Peters, USDA Agricultural Research Service
10:30 AM
Changes in soil water affect net primary production in the central grassland region
Kerry M. Byrne, Oregon Institute of Technology; William K. Lauenroth, University of Wyoming
10:50 AM
Aboveground net primary productivity in temperate forests of Río Magdalena basin, Mexico City, Mexico
Ernesto Delgadillo-Durán, UNAM; Javier Álvarez-Sánchez, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; Julio Campo-Alves, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; Angelina Martinez-Yrizar, Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico; Guadalupe M. Barajas-Guzmán, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
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