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Oral Session #42: Decomposition.
Presiding: K. Gross
Tuesday, August 6. 1:00 PM to 4:45 PM. Apache Meeting Room, TCC.
[UNKNOWN: PRESTIME] Swan, Christopher*,1, Palmer, Margaret1, 1 Department of Biology, College Park, MD. Mixed-litter effects on decomposition, litter quality, microbial metabolism and invertebrate colonization in a stream ecosystem.
[UNKNOWN: PRESTIME] LeRoy, Carri*,1, Moan, Jaina1, Whitham, Thomas1, Marks, Jane1, 1 Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ. Genetic variation in dominant riparian tree species affects leaf decomposition in streams: Within and among species contrasts.
[UNKNOWN: PRESTIME] Ashton, Isabel*,1, Hyatt, Laura1, Lerdau, Manuel1, Gurevitch, Jessica1, 1 State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY. Litter decomposition in invaded and uninvaded forest communities.
[UNKNOWN: PRESTIME] Rothstein, David*,1, Vitousek, Peter2, Simmons, Breana3, 1 Michigan State University, E. Lansing, MI2 Stanford University, Stanford, CA3 University of Georgia, Athens, GA. An exotic tree alters litter decomposition in a Hawaiian forest: effects of litter quality, nutrient availability and litter arthropods.
[UNKNOWN: PRESTIME] GARTNER, TRACY*,1, CARDON, ZOE1, 1 University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT. Differential timing of leaf drop for Acer saccharum and Quercus rubra, consequences for decomposition.
[UNKNOWN: PRESTIME] Gallo, Marcy*,1, Sinsabaugh, Robert1, Zak, Donald2, 1 University of Toledo, Toledo, OH2 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. N Amendment supresses activity in soil from three types of northern hardwood forest.
[UNKNOWN: PRESTIME] . Break.
[UNKNOWN: PRESTIME] CARREIRO, MARGARET*,1, ECKARD-TRAMMELL, TARA1, LOVETT, GARY2, GRIFFIN, JACOB2, PATTERSON, SUSAN2, 1 University of Louisville, Louisville, KY2 Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY. Direct and indirect effects of nitrogen fertilization on fungal growth and microbial enzymes in leaf litter decaying in a hardwood forest.
[UNKNOWN: PRESTIME] Hillhouse, Heidi*,1, Knops, Johannes1, 1 University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Ne.. Carbon tissue fractions and associated nitrogen content of 25 species after 1 year of decomposition.
[UNKNOWN: PRESTIME] Schuurman, Gregor*,1, 1 University of Washington, Seattle, WA. The detritivores of semi-arid African savannas: Community effects on decomposition.
[UNKNOWN: PRESTIME] SONG, XIANZHI*,1, FARWELL, SHERRY1, BAKER, BRADLY1, 1 South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD.. An analytical method for the investigation of carbon decomposition in soils.
[UNKNOWN: PRESTIME] SINSABAUGH, ROBERT*,1, ZAK, DON2, LARSEN, JENNIFER2, OSGOOD, MARCY2, 1 University of Toledo, Toledo, OH2 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. Soil microbial responses at three contrasting CO2 enrichment sites.