COS 18 - Ecosystem Function I

Tuesday, August 9, 2016: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
124/125, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Canopy complexity and chronic nitrogen amendments constrain the primary production of a Mid-Atlantic forest: A long-term study at the nexus of environmental and ecological change
Jeff Atkins, Virginia Commonwealth University; Christopher M. Gough, Virginia Commonwealth University; Paul Bukaveckas, Virginia Commonwealth University; Michael Beck, Virginia Commonwealth University
8:40 AM
 Trade-offs between ecosystem functions underlie positive effects of landscape heterogeneity on ecosystem multifunctionality
Fons van der Plas, Senckenberg Biodiversity Institute; Eric Allan, University of Bern; Markus Fischer, University of Bern; Pete Manning, University of Bern
9:00 AM
 The role of stormwater treatment areas in Everglades restoration
Delia B Ivanoff, South FL Water Management District
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 What is ecosystem multifunctionality?
Peter Manning, Senckenberg
10:10 AM
 Influence of restoration on ecosystem function and macroinvertebrate communities in Midwestern streams
Jessica Nicole Fulgoni, Southern Illinois University; Alicia M. Beattie, Southern Illinois University; Sophia M. Bonjour, Southern Illinois University; Kerry E. McLeran, Southern Illinois University; Matt R. Whiles, Southern Illinois University Carbondale; Heidi M. Rantala, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
10:30 AM
 The amputated limb study: Experiments on disturbance effects on epiphytes in a temperate wet forest
Nalini M. Nadkarni, University of Utah; William Brazelton, University of Utah
10:50 AM
 Nuisance algae: Opportunistic expansion in an unbalanced ecosystem
Meredith B. Nevers, U.S. Geological Survey; Murulee N. Byappanahalli, U.S. Geological Survey; Timothy L. King, U.S. Geological Survey; Aaron Aunins, U.S. Geological Survey
11:10 AM
 Effects of contrasting rooting distribution patterns on plant transpiration along a precipitation gradient
Laureano A. Gherardi, Arizona State University; Osvaldo E. Sala, Arizona State University; Debra P. C. Peters, USDA Agricultural Research Service
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