COS 130
Detritus And Decomposition

Friday, August 15, 2014: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
311/312, Sacramento Convention Center
8:00 AM
 The effects of warming on wood decomposition and decomposer communities differ between two sites
Emily E. Austin, University of New Hampshire; Christopher W. Schadt, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Robert R. Dunn, North Carolina State University; Nathan J. Sanders, The University of Copenhagen; Aimée Classen, The University of Tennessee
8:40 AM
 Effects of plant community and anthropogenic disturbance on decomposition in headwater wetlands
Aliana J. Britson, The Pennsylvania State University; Denice H. Wardrop, Pennsylvania State University; Patrick Drohan, Penn State
9:20 AM
 Does home-field advantage on litter C and N mineralization persist along a land-use gradient?
Nicolas Fanin, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique; Nathalie Fromin, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique; Isabelle Bertrand, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Effects of increasing shrub abundance on litter production and decomposition in arctic tundra
Jennie R. McLaren, University of Texas at El Paso; Laura Gough, University of Texas at Arlington
10:10 AM
 Litter trait impacts microfoodweb in a French agricultural soil
Marie Sauvadet, INRA; Matthieu Chauvat, Université de Rouen; Daniel Cluzeau, CNRS; Pierre-Alain Maron, INRA; Isabelle Bertrand, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique
10:30 AM
 Can litter quality-enzyme efficiency interactions impact on subsequent decomposition?
Isabelle Bertrand, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique; Bilal A.Z. Amin, INRA, UMR FARE; Brigitte Chabbert, UMR FARE, INRA
10:50 AM
 Trees in transition: The role of standing dead trees in forest carbon dynamics
Stella J.M. Cousins, University of California, Berkeley; John E. Sanders, University of California, Berkeley; Robert A. York, Blodgett Forest; John J. Battles, University of California, Berkeley
11:10 AM Cancelled
 Influence of structural heterogeneity on ecosystem processes in northern hardwood forests
Jodi A. Forrester, University of Wisconsin - Madison; David J. Mladenoff, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Stith T. Gower, University of Wisconsin Madison
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