COS 44 - Forests I

Wednesday, August 10, 2016: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
207/208, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Effects of vegetation and terrain on nitrogen availability and loss in a temperate montane ecosystem
Samantha R. Weintraub, University of Utah; Paul D. Brooks, University of Utah; Gabriel Bowen, University of Utah
8:20 AM
 Variation in total and volatile carbon concentration among the major tree species of the boreal forest
Bilei Gao, Lakehead University; Anthony R. Taylor, Natural Resources Canada; Han Y. H. Chen, Lakehead University; Jian Wang, Lakehead University
8:40 AM
 Mixed hardwood seedling mortality is associated with canopy and herb-layer composition in a broad-scale transplant experiment
Peter W. Guiden, University of Wisconsin - Madison; John L. Orrock, University of Wisconsin - Madison
9:00 AM
 Ecosystem silicon cycling via plants differs by elevation but not by rock type on Mount Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Ryosuke Nakamura, Kyoto University; Kaoru Kitajima, Kyoto University; Rota Wagai, National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences; Shizuo Suzuki, Kyoto University; Hidehiro Ishizawa, Kyoto University; Kanehiro Kitayama, Kyoto University
9:20 AM
 Topographic controls on fine root distribution in a small temperate watershed
Alexandra S. Orr, Pennsylvania State University; Thomas S. Adams, The Pennsylvania State University; David M. Eissenstat, Pennsylvania State University; Jason P. Kaye, Pennsylvania State University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Temporal responses of native bee communities to floral availabillity on edges of invaded woodlots
Michael Minnick, Miami University; Thomas O. Crist, Miami University
10:10 AM
 Soil chemistry and the growth of lowland tropical forest trees
Graham Zemunik, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Stuart J. Davies, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Benjamin L. Turner, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
10:30 AM
 Fruit consumption rates and potential seed dispersal species for the American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana): Is it anachronistic?
Mimi Rebein, Hendrix College; Charli Davis, Stanford University; Jillian del Sol, University of Montana; Natalie Skinner, Hendrix College; Matthew Moran, Hendrix College
10:50 AM
 Stem diameter variations of six temperate European forest tree species reflect the species' water status
Lars Dietrich, University of Basel; Roman Zweifel, Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL; Ansgar Kahmen, University of Basel
11:10 AM
 Scaling from whole-tree water use to stand level transpiration: Examining relationships between stand age, tree size, stand variability, and seasons across a complex tropical montane landscape
Z. Carter Berry, University of New Hampshire; Friso Holwerda, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; León Rodrigo Gómez Aguilar, Instituto de Ecologia; Perla Ortiz Colin, Instituto de Ecologia; Teresa González Martínez, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; Heidi Asbjornsen, University of New Hampshire
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