686 Soil Carbon and Nitrogen Processes

Oral Session
S07 Forest, Range & Wildland Soils
Post Nutrient symposium session focusing on nutrients as a theme for the day.
Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 1:25 PM-3:40 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 362C

Eduardo Arellano
1:25 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:30 PM
Nutrient Dynamics in Forest Ecosystems: Are Inputs from Litter-Trap Studies Underestimated?.
Cassie Corrigan, University of Waterloo; Maren Oelbermann, University of Waterloo
1:45 PM
Foliar Litter Contribution to the Retention of Atmospheric Nitrogen in Appalachian Hardwood Forests.
Kathryn Piatek, West Virginia Univ.; Mary Beth Adams, USDA-Forest Service
2:00 PM
Dissolved Organic Nitrogen Cycling in Hardwood Forests Spanning a Gradient of Nitrogen Fertility.
Emily Scott, Michigan State University; David Rothstein, USDA-NRCS
2:15 PM
Vegetation Controls on Nitrogen Cycling and Retention: Comparing Characteristics of “Tight” and “Leaky” Watersheds.
Charlene Kelly, Virginia Tech; Stephen Schoenholtz, Virginia Tech; Mary Beth Adams, USDA-Forest Service
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
Organic Matter Characteristics and Variability of Flood Deposited Alluvial Sediments from a Small Mountainous River in the Oregon Coast Range.
Jeff Hatten, Oregon State University; Miguel Goni, Oregon State University; Rob Wheatcroft, Oregon State University; Anna Pakenham, Oregon State University
3:00 PM
Carbon Cycling and Priming of Soil Organic Matter Decomposition in a Forest Soil Following Glucose Additions.
David D. Diaz, Oregon State University; David Myrold, Oregon State University; Elizabeth W. Sulzman, Oregon State University; Lea I. Wilson, Oregon State University; Kate Lajtha, Oregon State University; Elizabeth Brewer, Oregon State University; Rockie Yarwood, Oregon State University
3:15 PM
Rhizo-Accelerated Mineralization and Priming in a Loblolly Pine Forest Exposed to Elevated Atmospheric CO2.
Richard Phillips, Duke Univ.; Adrien Finzi, Boston University; Jacquelyn D. Burmeister, Duke Univ.; Emily Bernhardt, Duke Univ.
3:30 PM
3:40 PM