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Oral Session #40: Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function: Do species and species richness matter?. Presiding: R. Dirzo.
Wednesday, August 8, 2001. 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Madison Ballroom D.
8:00 AM Cox, Stephen1, 2, Willig, Michael2, Scatena, Fred3, 1 2 3 . Relationships between aspects of biodiversity, biomass, and productivity in the Luquillo Experimental Forest..
8:15 AM Callaway, John1, Sullivan, Gary2, Zedler, Joy3, 1 2 3 . Species-rich plantings increase biomass accumulation in a salt marsh restoration experiment..
8:30 AM Smith, Melinda1, Knapp, Alan1, 1 . Loss of subordinate species affects productivity of a C4-dominated grassland..
8:45 AM Sullivan, Gary1,2, Callaway, John 3, Zedler, Joy4, 1 2 3 4 . Species richness and system function in experimental saltmarsh microcosms..
9:00 AM Sala, Osvaldo1, Austin, Amy 1, Jackson, Robert2, 1 2 . Functional group diversity and resistance to disturbance of the nitrogen cycle in the Patagonian steppe..
9:15 AM Reich, Peter1, Tilman, David1, Craine, Joe2, Ellsworth, David3, Knops, Jean4, Tjoelker, Mark5, Lee, Tali1, Wedin, David4, Naeem, Shahid 6, Bahauddin, Dan1, Goth, Jenny1, Bengtson, Wendy 1, 1 2 3 4 5 6 . Plant species and functional group diversity influence ecosystem responses to elevated CO2 and nitrogen deposition ..
9:30 AM Baxter, James1, Dighton, John1, 1 . Does ectomycorrhizal diversity matter? Evidence from pitch pine grown under inorganic and organic phosphorus conditions..
9:45 AM DECKER, KELLY1, WANG, DEANE1, DEHAYES, DONALD1, HUGHES, JEFFREY1, 1 . Partitioning the interactive effects of species assemblage, site, and substrate on cation leaching in a complete factorial experiment using lysimeter mesocosms..
10:00 AM . Break..
10:15 AM Eviner, Valerie1, Chapin, F. Stuart2, Firestone, Mary1, 1 2 . Are effects of species mixtures on ecosystems predictable based on effects of the component species?.
10:30 AM Ewel, John1, 1 . Complementarity, compensation, & competition: what goes around, comes around..
10:45 AM Srivastava, Diane1, Ruesink, Jennifer2, 1 2 . Mechanisms maintaining ecosystem function after species loss: Numerical and per capita compensation by stream insects..
11:00 AM LINDIG-CISNEROS, ROBERTO1, ZEDLER, JOY1, 1 . Species richness effects on microsite availability for seed germination of the invasive Phalaris arundinacea (L.)..
11:15 AM Madritch, Michael1, Hunter, Mark1, 1 . Decomposition and nutrient cycling in a changing environment: Is genetic diversity redundant to ecosystem function?.
11:30 AM Fridley, Jason1, 1 . Relative controls of resource availability and species diversity on ecosystem productivity: local vs. regional processes..
11:45 AM Foster, Bryan1, 1 . Limitations on species richness along a grassland productivity gradient: the importance of species availability..