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

COS 107 - Biogeochemistry: Linking Community Structure and Ecosystem Function

Friday, August 6, 2010: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
406, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Benjamin P. Colman
8:00 AM
Management effects on C and N dynamics in a turfgrass system
Paul J. Lilly, University of Vermont; Jennifer C. Jenkins, Applied Geosciences; Mark Carroll, University of Maryland
8:40 AM
Self-thinning of annual grass seedlings accounts for spatial and temporal variation in the availability of multiple nutrients
Valerie T. Eviner, University of California Davis; Naomi M. Clark, University of California Davis; Lillian Hayden, University of California Davis
9:00 AM
Community structure of wood-decaying fungi along a stand-replacing wildfire chronosequence in southwestern ponderosa pine forests
Valerie J. Kurth, University of Minnesota; Catherine Gehring, Northern Arizona University; Peter Z. Fulé, Northern Arizona University; Stephen C. Hart, University of California, Merced
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
Biological processes influencing nutrient limitation in a tropical wet forest
Silvia Alvarez-Clare, The University of Montana; Michelle C. Mack, University of Florida
10:30 AM
Using wetland attributes to predict tidal wetland effects on water quality
Stuart E.G. Findlay, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
10:50 AM
Invasive plant species effects on carbon and nitrogen cycling in temperate wetlands
Jason P. Martina, Texas A&M University; Colin Phillippo, Michigan State University; Merritt R. Turetsky, University of Guelph; Stephen K. Hamilton, Michigan State University
11:10 AM
The role of plant community composition and functional group richness on methane production and iron reduction potentials in experimental wetland mesocosms
Sarah E. Andrews, University of New Hampshire; Rachel E. Schultz, Mississippi State University; Serita Frey, University of New Hampshire; Virginie Bouchard, Ohio State University