Contributed Oral Session 115: Grasslands: Nutrient Cycling; Management
Thursday, August 11, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Meeting Room 518 A, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
8:00 AM: Hartley, Laurel*,1, Detling, James1, 1 Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA, Prairie Dogs, Plants, and Pague: A study of plant community and nutrient cycling on prairie dog colonies.
8:20 AM: Liu, Feng*,1, Wu, Ben1, Archer, Steve2, Boutton, Thomas1, Bai, E1, Jessup, Kirk1, 1 Texas A&M University, College Station, TX2 University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, Scaling of soil C and N and its relationship to vegetation and soil attributes in a subtropical savanna landscape.
8:40 AM: Folsom, Michael *,1, 1 Eastern Washsington University, Cheney, WA, USA, Volcanic Tephra and Wetland Hydrology in the Channeled Scablands of Eastern Washington.
9:00 AM: Bowles, Marlin1, Jones, Michael2, 1 The Morton Arboretum, Lisle, Illinois, USA2 Christopher Burke Engineering, Rosemont, Illinois, USA, Relationship between fire frequency and long-term changes in eastern tallgrass prairie vegetation.
9:20 AM: Kerby, Jay*,1, Engle, David1, Fuhlendorf, Samual1, 1 Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, USA, Spatial variation of fire behavior on simulated grassland mosaics.
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9:50 AM: Huang, Heping1, Yang, Jie*,2, 1 Nanjing University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, P. R. china2 Inner Mongolia university, Huhhot, Inner Mongolia, P. R. China, Ecosystem Health Assessment of Hilly and Gully Area of Loess Plateau in Inner Mongolia.
10:10 AM: Yanoff, Steven*,1, Bradley, Anne2, McCarthy, Patrick3, Bate, Joanna4, 1 The Nature Conservancy, Carrizozo, New Mexico2 The Nature Conservancy, Santa Fe, New Mexico3 The Nature Conservancy, Santa Fe, New Mexico4 The Nature Conservancy, Las Cruces, New Mexico, Assessing ecological condition and restoration opportunity using ecological site descriptions: a multiple-scale spatial approach.
10:30 AM: Huber-Sannwald, Elisabeth*,1, Arredondo , Tulio 1, Alpuche Solis, Angel1, Aguiar, Martin2, Smith, Steve3, 1 Instituto Potosino de Investigacion Cientifico y Tecnologico, San Luis Potosi, S.L.P., Mexico2 Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina3 University of Arizona, Tuscon, Arizona, U.S.A., Inter-American comparison of the genetic erosion of key species in overgrazed semiarid rangelands.
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