COS 98
Biogeochemistry: Aboveground-Belowground Interactions

Thursday, August 8, 2013: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
101G, Minneapolis Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Remotely-sensed indicators of N-related biomass allocation in Schoenoplectus acutus
Jessica L. O'Connell, UC Berkeley; Kristin B. Byrd, U. S. Geological Survey; Maggi Kelly, University of California, Berkeley
2:30 PM
 Nitrogen concentration dominates litter quality effects on earthworm performance across species and soils
Christoph Dietrich, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena; Nico Eisenhauer, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena; Simone Cesarz, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
2:50 PM
 Tree-species-specific effects on soil microbial community composition in subtropical southeastern China
Zhiqin Pei, Helmoltz- Centre for Environmental Research- UFZ; Ying Li, Leuphana University Lüneburg; Christina Lachmann, Helmoltz- Centre for Environmental Research- UFZ; Francois Buscot, Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ; Jessica LM Gutknecht, Helmoltz- Centre for Environmental Research- UFZ
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Global change agents interactively affect soil organisms with possible impacts on ecosystem functions
Simone Cesarz, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena; Peter B. Reich, University of Minnesota; Stefan Scheu, Georg-August University; Liliane Ruess, Humboldt University Berlin; Matthias Schaefer, University of Goettingen; Nico Eisenhauer, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
3:40 PM
 Soil microbial communities in grasslands: Spatial and temporal patterns at the local scale
Kathleen M. Regan, University of Hohenheim; Naoise Nunan, CNRS; Markus Steffens, Technical University of Munich; Daniel Prati, University of Bern; Doreen Berner, University of Hohenheim; Runa S. Boeddinghaus, University of Hohenheim; Barbara Schmitt, University of Bern; Steffen Boch, University of Bern; Barbara H.J. Stempfhuber, Technical University of Munich; Michael Schloter, Helmholtz Zentrum München; Ellen Kandeler, University of Hohenheim; Sven Marhan, University of Hohenheim
4:00 PM
 Plant-microbe competition for nitrogen and phosphorus in tropical and temperate forests
Alison R. Marklein, University of California - Davis; Benjamin Z. Houlton, University of California, Davis
4:20 PM
 Tracking the timing, persistence, and interdependence of stand structural and soil properties in mountain pine beetle-killed forests
Paul W. Cigan, University of Alberta; Justine Karst, University of Alberta; Nadir Erbilgin, University of Alberta; James F. Cahill Jr., University of Alberta
4:40 PM
 Free-living nitrogen fixation rates in lowland tropical rainforests in Southern Belize with contrasting parent material
Joy B. Cookingham, University of California, Davis; Steven W. Brewer, Copperhead Environmental Consulting, Inc.; Benjamin Z. Houlton, University of California, Davis