COS 64 - Invasion: Ecosystem Processes

Tuesday, August 8, 2017: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
D135, Oregon Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Effects of invasive scotch broom on soil water, soil water chemistry, and abundance of associated plant species
David R. Carter, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities; Robert A. Slesak, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities; Timothy B. Harrington, U.S. Forest Service; Anthony W. D'Amato, University of Vermont; Dave Peter, U.S. Forest Service
1:50 PM
 Incorporating species compositional shifts is key to understanding invasion impacts on litter decomposition
Brian J. Wilsey, Iowa State University; Xia Xu, Iowa State University; H. Wayne Polley, USDA, Agricultural Research Service
2:10 PM
 Invasive earthworms and white-tailed deer accelerate litter decomposition in an eastern temperate forest
Michael B. Mahon, Miami University; Thomas O. Crist, Miami University
2:30 PM
 Differences in invader litter qualities generate functionally distinct microbial communities
Morgan Luce McLeod, MPG Ranch; Cory C. Cleveland, University of Montana; Alexii C. Rummel, MPG Ranch; Ylva Lekberg, University of Montana and MPG Ranch
2:50 PM
 African¬†grass invasion alters nitrogen cycling in an Australian tropical savanna: The importance of whole-system N budgets
Natalie A. Rossiter-Rachor, Charles Darwin University; Samantha A. Setterfield, University of Western Australia; L. B. Hutley, Charles Darwin University; Damien McMaster, Charles Darwin University; Susanne Schmidt, University of Queensland; Michael M. Douglas, University of Western Australia
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Water use and rooting strategies of an invasive grass and a native chaparral shrub
Michala Phillips, University of California Riverside; Brandon E. McNellis, University of Idaho; Michael F. Allen, University of California; Edith Allen, University of California, Riverside
3:40 PM
 Species-area and phylogenetic diversity-area relationships for native and non-native species
Daijiang Li, University of Florida; William Monahan, US Forest Service; Benjamin Baiser, University of Florida
4:20 PM
 Deep percolation in arid piedmont basins: Observations from a dense instrument network and linkages to historical conditions
Adam P. Schreiner-McGraw, Arizona State University; Enrique R. Vivoni, Arizona State University
4:40 PM
 Restored oligohaline tidal wetland seed bank responses to changes in tidal flooding and salinity
Sarah Kidd, Portland State University; J. Alan Yeakley, University of Maryland Baltimore County
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