Contributed Oral Session 89: Soil Ecology: Plant - Soil Relationships
Wednesday, August 10, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Meeting Room 524 B, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
8:00 AM: Cross, Alison*,1, Perakis, Steven1, 2, 1 Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR2 USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, Corvallis, OR, Local and regional tree species-soils relationships in old-growth forersts of Oregon Coast Range.
8:20 AM: Porder, Stephen *,1, Asner, Gregory 2, Vitousek, Peter1, 1 Dept. of Biological Sciences, Stanford, CA, USA2 Dept. of Global Ecology, Stanford, CA, USA, Top down and bottom up determination of nutrient availability across a tropical landscape in Kaua'i, Hawai'i.
8:40 AM: Withington, Jennifer*,1, Reich, Peter2, Oleksyn, Jacek2, 3, Eissenstat, David1, 1 The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA2 The University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN3 Polish Academy of Sciences Institute of Dendrology, Kornik, Poland, Estimating fine root lifespan using minirhizotrons.
9:00 AM: Peterson, Adam*,1, Bohlen, Patrick1, Gathumbi, Stanley1, Priante, Pedro1, 1 Archbold Biological Station, Lake Placid, FL, Plant growth form alters the formation, turnover, and nutrient dynamics of fire ant mounds in subtropical grasslands.
9:20 AM: Lalonde, Rachelle*,1, Prescott, Cindy1, 1 University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Partitioning heterotrophic and rhizospheric soil respiration in a mature Dougals-fir forest.
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9:50 AM: Zimpfer, Jeff*,1, Wagner, Diane2, Newingham, Beth3, Smith, Stanley3, 1 University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program, Honolulu, Hawai'i, USA2 University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska, USA3 University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, Landscape level effects of increased nitrogen deposition, summer precipitation and soil disturbance on surficial nitrogen and phosphorous dynamics.
10:10 AM: Fierer, Noah*,1, Bradford, Mark2, Jackson, Robert1, Colman, Ben3, Schimel, Joshua3, 1 Duke University, Durham, NC2 University of Georgia, Athens, GA3 University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, Bacterial functional groups and soil carbon cycling.
10:30 AM: Maul, Jude*,1, Drinkwater, Laurie1, 1 Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, Plant-fungal interactions via Glomalin: A fungal protein that affects soil ecosystem cycling of C, N, P & S.
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