COS 111
Biogeochemistry: New Paradigms In Biogeochem Cycling II

Thursday, August 14, 2014: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
311/312, Sacramento Convention Center
1:30 PM
 High mortality contributes to the successional decline of temperate nitrogen-fixing trees
Wenying Liao, Columbia University; Duncan Menge, Columbia University
1:50 PM
 The evolutionary ecology of predator-driven elemental cycling: A stoichiometrically explicit approach
Oswald J. Schmitz, Yale University; Shawn J. Leroux, Memorial University of Newfoundland
2:10 PM
 Microbially-derived soil carbon: Experimental evidence links accumulation rates with microbial response to resource quality
Cynthia Kallenbach, University of New Hampshire; A. Stuart Grandy, University of New Hampshire
2:30 PM
 Road warriors diminish the home-field advantage: Does the functional breadth of decomposer communities explain variation in leaf litter decomposition rates?
Meghan G. Midgley, Indiana University; Edward R. Brzostek, Indiana University; Richard P. Phillips, Indiana University
2:50 PM
 Do dead plants control C cycling in dead drought-stricken soil?
Joseph C. Blankinship, University of California, Santa Barbara; Kenneth A. Marchus, University of California, Santa Barbara; Joshua P. Schimel, University of California, Santa Barbara
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Indirect effects of photodegradation on litter microbial decomposition
Yang Lin, University of California; Rachel D. Scarlett, University of California; Jennifer Y. King, University of California, Santa Barbara
3:40 PM
 Interactions among nitrogen fixation and soil phosphorus acquisition strategies in lowland tropical rain forests
Megan K. Nasto, University of Montana; Silvia Alvarez-Clare, The University of Montana; Ylva Lekberg, University of Montana; Benjamin W. Sullivan, The University of Montana; Alan R. Townsend, University of Colorado at Boulder; Cory C. Cleveland, University of Montana
4:20 PM
 Evaluation of global carbon cycle in inland water through construction of advanced process-based model
Tadanobu Nakayama, National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES); Shamil Maksyutov, National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)
4:40 PM Cancelled
 Life is: A simple synthesis of molecular to circumplanetary living
Kurt Andrew Grimm, University of British Columbia
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