COS 10 - Ecosystem Function

Monday, August 7, 2017: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
D132, Oregon Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Does vertical structure peak where biomass peaks in the beech forest life cycle?
JeriLynn Peck, The Pennsylvania State University; Eric K. Zenner, Penn State University
1:50 PM
2:10 PM
 The functional form of resource uptake and tissue cost equations have important implications for terrestrial net primary productivity
Mina Rostamza, Purdue University; Paul A. Orlando, Purdue University; Ray Dybzinski, Loyola University Chicago; Anjali Iyer-Pascuzzi, Purdue University; Gordon G. McNickle, Purdue University
2:30 PM
 Managing for ecosystem services: The role of biotic agents in Douglas-fir decline in the western Cascades
Michael B. Freeman, University of Washington; Amy LaBarge, Seattle Public Utilities; Rolf Gersonde, Seattle Public Utilities; Patrick C. Tobin, University of Washington
2:50 PM
 Biochar ameliorates adverse effects of a perennial tall grass bioenergy crop on ecosystem services
John E. Erickson, University of Florida; Maria Silveira, University of Florida; Joel Reyes, University of Florida
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 The StreamPULSE project: Describing the metabolic regimes of river ecosystems
Emily S. Bernhardt, Duke University; StreamPULSE Project, Duke University; Phil Savoy, Duke University
3:40 PM
 Beavers are engineers; trees are not: The dam truth
Rebecca R. John, Auburn University; Alexandra Lewis, Auburn University; Elizabeth Parsons, Auburn University; Jennifer Price Tack, Auburn University; Robert Gitzen, Auburn University; Patricia Hartman, Auburn University; Christopher A Lepczyk, Auburn University; Sarah Zohdy, Auburn University
4:00 PM
 Plant traits affect seasonal and spatial variation in denitrification in coastal marshes
Priscilla Moley, Stony Brook University; Mary Alldred, Baruch College CUNY; Jonathan Haviland, Stony Brook University; Hoorann Shah, Stony Brook University; John Desmond, Stony Brook University; Stephen B. Baines, Stony Brook University
4:20 PM
 Tree species modification of soil moisture, and soil moisture influence on soil carbon dioxide efflux, in tropical forest plantations
James W. Raich, Iowa State University; Steven J. Hall, Iowa State University; Chaoqun Lu, Iowa State University
4:40 PM
 Using national coastal assessment data to model estuarine water quality at large spatial scales
Betty J. Kreakie, US Environmental Protection Agency; W. Bryan Milstead, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; John A. Kiddon, US EPA ORD
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