COS 73
Biogeochemistry: Linking Community Structure And Ecosystem Function

Wednesday, August 13, 2014: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
302/303, Sacramento Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Insect outbreak and resource pulses in understory plants and soil
Stephanie G. Yelenik, U.S. Geological Survey; Flint Hughes, USDA Forest Service; Robert W. Peck, University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo; Paul C. Banko, U.S. Geological Survey; Daniel McCamish, U.S. Geological Survey; Kelsie Ernsberger, University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo; Linda W. Pratt, U.S. Geological Survey
1:50 PM
 What is a better indicator of an invader’s N cycling impact, its abundance or degree of dissimilarity?
Marissa R. Lee, Duke University; S. Luke Flory, University of Florida; Richard P. Phillips, Indiana University; Justin P. Wright, Duke University
2:10 PM
 Belowground ecosystem function of C3 and C4 grasslands in response to climate
Courtney L. Angelo, Florida State University; Stephanie Pau, Florida State University
2:30 PM
 Contrasting effects of warming and simulated nitrogen deposition on standing and active fungal communities and their functioning in litter decomposition in a temperate hardwood forest
Eric W. Morrison, University of New Hampshire; Serita D. Frey, University of New Hampshire; Linda T.A. Van Diepen, University of New Hampshire; Christopher M. Sthultz, University of Minnesota, Crookston; Anne Pringle, Harvard University
2:50 PM
 Climate change regulates trophic effects on carbon dioxide and methane emission
Aliny P. F. Pires, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; Marcos Paulo Figueredo-Barros, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; Diane S. Srivastava, University of British Columbia; Vinicius F. Farjalla, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Soil microbial communities and carbon utilization in diversified long-term conventional and organic management systems
Melissa Arcand, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Bobbi Helgason, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Reynald Lemke, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Benjamin Ellert, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
3:40 PM
 Species richness, functional diversity, and ecosystem function in drying boreal Alaskan wetlands
Vijay P. Patil, University of Alaska Fairbanks; Brad Griffith, U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Reserach Unit; Eugenie Euskirchen, University of Alaska-Fairbanks
4:20 PM
 Physiological trait variation in plant invaders influences invasion success and C cycling across a hydrology and nitrogen gradient in a simulated wetland ecosystem
Jason P. Martina, University of Michigan; William S. Currie, University of Michigan; Deborah E. Goldberg, University of Michigan; Kenneth J. Elgersma, University of Northern Iowa
4:40 PM
 Climate change and grazing drive cascading responses in plant communities and carbon cycling on the Tibetan Plateau
Kelly A. Hopping, Colorado State University; Tsechoe Dorji, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Julia A. Klein, Colorado State University
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