Symposium 2: Soil Biodiversity: Scaling from microbe to ecosystem
Organized by: A Fitter, C Kennan, and H Jones
Monday, August 8, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Meeting Room 517 B, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
8:00 AM: , INTRODUCTION: A.H. FITTER.
8:05 AM: de Ruiter, Peter1, Neutel, Anje-Margriet1, Moore, John2, 1 Department of Environmental Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands2 School of Biological Sciences, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado, USA, Vital soil: Modelling biodiversity and soil ecosystem functioning.
8:35 AM: Firestone, Mary*,1, Bohannan, Brendan2, 1 University of California and, Berkeley, CA, USA2 Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, Is an understanding of microbial population and community ecology important for predicting ecosystem function?
9:05 AM: Ineson, Philip1, Killham, Ken2, Prosser, Jim2, 1 University of York, York, UK2 University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK, Stable isotope approaches: Identifying key players in the C cycle.
9:35 AM: , BREAK.
9:55 AM: Wolters, Volkmar1, 1 Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen, Species richness, functional traits and facilitation: Unraveling the role of invertebrate diversity in soil.
10:25 AM: Callaway, Ragan*,1, Hawkes, Christine2, 1 Division of Biological Sciences, Missoula, Montana, USA2 Section of Integrative Biology, Austin, Texas, USA, Plant-soil feedbacks during exotic plant invasions reflect biogeographic decoupling of plants and soil biota.
10:55 AM: , DISCUSSION.
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