95th ESA Annual Meeting (August 1 -- 6, 2010)

COS 60 - Biogeochemistry: Aboveground-Belowground Interactions

Wednesday, August 4, 2010: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
406, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Weixing Zhu
1:50 PM
The power of Green Energy: plant trait influences on microbial competition and greenhouse gas production
Ariana E. Sutton-Grier, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; J. Patrick Megonigal, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
2:10 PM
Irradiance and soil resources influence seedling growth in a wet tropical forest understory
Ellen K. Holste, Michigan State University; Richard K. Kobe, Michigan State University; Corine F. Vriesendorp, Field Museum of Natural History
2:30 PM
Foliar 15N natural abundance indicates changes in nitrogen source pools over a 70-year wildfire chronosequence
Stephen D. LeDuc, US Environmental Protection Agency; Zhanna Yermakov, Chicago Parks Department; David E. Rothstein, Michigan State University
2:50 PM
Nanomaterials in the environment: The effect of realistic silver nanoparticle exposures on terrestrial ecosystem dynamics
Benjamin P. Colman, University of Montana; Emily Bernhardt, Duke University; Christina Aranout, Duke University; Claudia K. Gunsch, Duke University; Bonnie M. McGill, Duke University; Curtis J. Richardson, Duke University; Justin P. Wright, Duke University; Liyan Yin, Wuhan Botanical Garden
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Plants inhibit nitrification response to calcium additions in a northern hardwood forest
Peter M. Groffman, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies; Melany C. Fisk, Miami University; Kevan J. Minick, Miami University of Ohio
3:40 PM
Assessment of roots, rhizomes, and soil respiration in disturbed, organic-rich salt marsh soils
Cathleen Wigand, US EPA; Earl Davey, US EPA; Roxanne Johnson, US EPA; Charles Roman, National Park Service
4:00 PM
4:20 PM
CANCELLED - The effects of selective logging on the soil biogeochemistry of a Bolivian Tropical Forest
Nataly L. Ascarrunz, Colorado State University; Dan Binkley, COlorado State University
4:40 PM
Extracellular enzyme activity on plant roots: a widespread phenomenon?
Michael Elk, University of Toledo; Michael N. Weintraub, University of Toledo