COS 12 - Grasslands/Steppe

Monday, August 7, 2017: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
E145, Oregon Convention Center
1:30 PM Cancelled
 The relationships between grazed and un-grazed plant communities in managed grasslands of British Columbia, Canada
W.F. Preston Cumming, The University of Colorado Boulder; Gary Bradfield, The University of British Columbia; Reg Newman, Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resources
1:50 PM
 Partitioning of above-belowground productivity: Spatial and temporal controls of water availability
Laureano A. Gherardi, Arizona State University; Osvaldo E. Sala, Arizona State University; Courtney M. Currier, Arizona State University; André L.C. Franco, Colorado State University; Diana H. Wall, Colorado State University
2:30 PM
 An assessment of grassland restoration on native bee and spider communities in a Pacific Northwest agroecosystem
Lauren A. Smith, Oregon State University; Sandra J. DeBano, Oregon State University
2:50 PM
 When biological soil crusts meet Ecological Site Descriptions
Lea A. Condon, U.S. Geological Survey; David A. Pyke, U.S. Geological Survey
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Pollinator community establishment following tallgrass prairie restoration: A chronosequence from southern Ontario, Canada
Heather A. Cray, University of Waterloo; Stephen D. Murphy, University of Waterloo; Rachel Greene, University of Waterloo
3:40 PM
 We picked the wrong day to quit photosynthesis! How an invasive ant is disrupting the physiology of a key East African savanna tree species
Patrick D. Milligan, University of Florida; Timothy A. Martin, University of Florida; Gabriella Mizell, University of Florida; Todd M. Palmer, University of Florida
4:20 PM Cancelled
 The use of supperresolution microscopy and machine learning techniques for quantifying grass pollen assemblages in the fossil record
Michael A. Urban, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; Nigel Nye, Florida State University; Surangi W. Punyasena, University of Illinois
4:40 PM
 Different spatial preferences for grazing and non-grazing behavior cause nutrient transfer in cattle-grazed grassland
Bettina Tonn, University of Goettingen; Christian Kirchner, University of Goettingen; Nicola Kunze, University of Goettingen; Cecilia Hüppe, University of Goettingen; Johannes Isselstein, University of Goettingen; Christopher Noll, University of Goettingen
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