COS 52 - Biogeochemistry: Linking Community Structure And Ecosystem Function III

Tuesday, August 7, 2012: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
B114, Oregon Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Drivers of spatial variation in old-growth forest carbon density disentangled with LIDAR and an individual-based landscape model
Rupert Seidl, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) Vienna; Thomas A. Spies, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station; Werner Rammer, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) Vienna; E. Ashley Steel, USFS PNW Research Station; Robert J. Pabst, Oregon State University; Keith Olsen, Oregon State University
1:50 PM
 Plant community impacts on nitrous oxide emissions and aboveground productivity in perennial grasslands
Brianna E. Laube, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Randall D. Jackson, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Christopher J. Kucharik, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2:10 PM
 State transition of US Great Plains prairie under experimental warming
Yiqi Luo, University of Oklahoma; Xia Xu, Iowa State University; Rebecca A. Sherry, University of Oklahoma; Shuli Niu, University of Oklahoma; Dejun Li, University of Oklahoma; Jianyang Xia, University of Oklahoma
2:30 PM
 Impacts of invasive earthworm community composition on carbon cycling in a sandy north temperate forest soil
Jasmine Crumsey, University of Michigan; Knute Nadelhoffer, University of Michigan; James LeMoine, University of Michigan; Michael Grant, UM Biological Station (Pellston, MI)
2:50 PM
 Links between soil food webs and ecosystem services across European land use systems
Franciska T. de Vries, University of Manchester; Elisa Thebault, Ecole Normale Superieure; Mira Liiri, University of Helsinki; Klaus Birkhofer, Lund University; Maria Tsiafouli, University of Thessaloniki; Richard D. Bardgett, University of Manchester
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Isodog: Using a multi-year isoscape to assess clonal shrub physiology and ecohydrology in a tallgrass prairie
Graciela L. Orozco, Kansas State University; Troy W. Ocheltree, University of Minnesota; Zak Ratajczak, Kansas State University; Jesse B. Nippert, Kansas State University
3:40 PM
 Ecology, structure, and function of denitrification and DNRA microbes in tidal freshwater wetlands
Ember M. Morrissey, Virginia Commonwealth University; Rima B. Franklin, Virginia Commonwealth University
4:20 PM
 Microbial community and soil carbon dynamics vary with season and forest age along a tropical successional chronosequence
A. Peyton Smith, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Erika MarĂ­n-Spiotta, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Teri C. Balser, University of Florida-Gainesville
4:40 PM
 Abundance, richness, and activity of denitrifiers in drainage ditches, in relation to sediment characteristics, vegetation, and land-use
Annelies J. Veraart, Wageningen University; Mauricio R. Dimitrov, Wageningen University; Jeroen J. M. de Klein, Wageningen University; Marten Scheffer, Wageningen University