COS 125
Invasion: Ecosystem Processes

Thursday, August 13, 2015: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
326, Baltimore Convention Center
1:30 PM
 You don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here: Disease mediated invasions and the collapse of invasive population
Gisela Garcia-Ramos, University of Kentucky; Luc Dunoyer, University of Kentucky; Katherine L. Sasser, University of Kentucky; Philip H. Crowley, University of Kentucky
1:50 PM
 Gross primary productivity of Phragmites australis under elevated CO2 and N enrichment
Joshua S. Caplan, Bryn Mawr College; Rachel N. Hager, Bryn Mawr College; J. Patrick Megonigal, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; Thomas J. Mozdzer, Bryn Mawr College
2:10 PM
 Consequences of exotic Asian earthworm (Amynthas agrestis) invasion for Midwestern forest and prairie soils
Jiangxiao Qiu, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Monica G. Turner, University of Wisconsin, Madison
2:30 PM
 Density-depedent impacts of an invasive foundation species on multiple functions in a coastal ecosystem
Aaron P. Ramus, University of North Carolina Wilmington; Zachary T. Long, University of North Carolina Wilmington; Brian R. Silliman, Duke University
2:50 PM
 Invasive pests alter long-term carbon and nitrogen dynamics in northeastern U.S. forests
Katherine F. Crowley, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies; Gary M. Lovett, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies; Mary A. Arthur, University of Kentucky; Kathleen C. Weathers, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Decomposition of invasive species in aquatic and terrestrial invaded systems display additive and nonadditive effects: insights using the EREN research model
Tracy B. Gartner, Carthage College; Carolyn L. Thomas, Ferrum College; Laurel J. Anderson, Ohio Wesleyan University; Jerald Dosch, Macalester College; Kevin Geedey, Augustana College; Daniel Hornbach, Macalester College; Kelly G. Lyons, Trinity University; Jose Luis Machado, Swarthmore College; Carol Mankiewicz, Beloit College; Bob Pohlad, Ferrum College; Rachel Schultz, SUNY Plattsburgh; Kathleen L. Shea, St. Olaf College; Craig R. Zimmermann, Rogers State University; Anna Aguilera, Simmons College; Kevin Barry, West Virginia State University; Kim Bjorgo-Thorne, West Virginia Wesleyan College; Richard L. Boyce, Northern Kentucky University; Kristen Cecala, Sewanee: The University of the South; Greg Eaton, Lynchburg College; Karen Kuers, Sewanee: The University of the South; Frank Kuserk, Moravian College; James G. March, Washington and Jefferson College; Fernando Nieto, SUNY College at Old Westbury
3:40 PM
 Will novel combinations of invasive species alter nutrient retention in a subtropical reservoir?
Stephen D. Shivers, Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center; Nicholas S. Marzolf, Jones Ecological Research Center; Alan P. Covich, University of Georgia; Stephen W. Golladay, Jones Ecological Research Center
4:00 PM
 Impacts of shrub-encroachment on above- and belowground processes
Sydney K. Jones, University of New Mexico; Scott L. Collins, University of New Mexico; Marcy E. Litvak, University of New Mexico; Robert L. Sinsabaugh, University of New Mexico
4:20 PM
 Climatic niche suitability, introduction history and their interactions with species characteristics drive establishment success of Asian woody species in European countries
Yanhao Feng, University of Konstanz; Noëlie Maurel, University of Konstanz; Zhiheng Wang, Peking University; Lei Ning, University of Konstanz; Fei-Hai Yu, Beijing Forestry University; Mark van Kleunen, University of Konstanz
4:40 PM
 Invasive genotypes of Phragmites australis have distinct active microbial communities in the rhizosphere compared to native genotypes
Laura A. Meyerson, University of Rhode Island; Jennifer Bowen, University of Massachusetts Boston; Patrick Kearns, University of Massachusetts Boston; Jennifer Yu, University of Massachusetts Boston; Melissa Burger, University of Rhode Island
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