Tuesday, November 14, 2006: 7:50 AM
Indiana Conv. Center, Room 108, First Floor
202: Symposium--Towards a Predictive Understanding of Belowground Ecosystem Responses to Global Change
Sponsor:S07 Forest, Range & Wildland Soils
Presidings:Lindsey Rustad, USDA Forest Service--NES
Elise Pendall, Univ of Wyoming
Joshua Schimel, EEM Biology
7:50 AMIntroductory Remarks 
8:00 AMDo We Know Enough about Fine Root Dynamics of Woody Plants to Predict their Response to Natural and Anthropogenic Stresses?. 
Mark G. Johnson, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Paul T. Rygiewicz, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, David T. Tingey, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Christian P. Andersen, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Donald L. Phillips, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
8:25 AMEffects of Altered Water Regimes on Forest Root Systems. 
J. D. Joslin, Belowground Forest Research
8:50 AMRoot System Responses to Chronic N Additions.
Andrew Burton, Michigan Tech. Univ.
9:15 AMMycorrhizal Fungi and Their Influence on Soil Dynamics.
Kathleen K. Treseder, Univ of California Irvine, Katie M. Turner, Stanford Univ
9:40 AMBreak
9:55 AMThe Temperature Sensitivity of Decomposition of Soil Organic Matter: Moving Beyond Q10.
Eric A. Davidson, The Woods Hole Research Center
10:20 AMMicrobial Stress-Response Physiology: Influences on Whole-Ecosystem C and N Flows. 
Joshua Schimel, EEM Biology
10:45 AMSoil Microbial Response to Elevated CO2
Adrien C. Finzi, Boston Univ
11:10 AMEffects of Increased Nitrogen Inputs on Soil Microbes: Implications for Decomposition and N Cycling. 
Matthew D. Wallenstein, Colorado State Univ
11:35 AMDiscussion
11:50 AMLunch Break
1:05 PMMicrobial Determinants of Soil Carbon Response to Climate Warming. 
Teri C. Balser, Univ of Wisconsin
1:30 PMWhat to Expect with Global Warming. 
William Schlesinger, Duke Univ.
1:55 PMBreak
2:10 PMIntroduction
2:15 PMAssessing Root Turnover with Isotopic Measurements. 
Erik A. Hobbie, Complex Systems Research Center
2:30 PMNew Approaches for Capturing Soluble Root Exudates: Effects of Elevated CO2, N and Mycorrhizal Species on Rates and Composition. 
Richard Phillips, Duke Univ
2:45 PMLive Reports from the Soil Grain -- the Promise and Challenge of Microbiosensors.
Zoe Cardon, Univ of Connecticut, Patrick Herron, Univ of Connecticut, Catalina Arango Pinedo, Univ of Connecticut, Zane Haider, Univ of Connecticut, Daniel Gage, Univ of Connecticut
3:00 PMSoil Moisture Alters Rhizosphere Effects on Soil C Decomposition in Two Different Soil Types. 
Feike Dijkstra, Environmental Studies, Weixin Cheng, Environmental Studies
3:15 PMAdjourn to Poster Session

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