Ecoss presents research at the 2015 AGU fall meeting

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Several Ecoss members presented at the 2015 AGU fall meeting. Topics ranged from permafrost C cycle responses to climate change,  to priming effects on soil C, to forest fires in the Arctic. Below you can find an overview of the presentations; click on the presentation title for more information at the AGU meeting page.

Monday, December 14

Title: What Have We Learned About Arctic Carbon Since The First State of the Carbon Cycle Report?
Time: 11:30 – 11:40
Location: Moscone West; 3014
By Ted Schuur

Title: Can tree ring analysis predict resilience of black spruce forests to fire in interior Alaska?
Time: 13:55 -14:10
Location: Moscone West; 3003
By Xanthe Walker

Title: Getting to the root of the matter: Landscape implications of plant-fungal interactions for tree migration in Alaska
Time: 14:10 – 14:25
Location: Moscone West; 3003
By Becky Hewitt

Title:  Long-term Ecosystem Experiments, Data Assimilation, and Meta-Analysis
Time: 15:10 – 15:25
Location:  Moscone West; 2004
By Bruce Hungate

Tuesday, December 15

Title: Informing Soil Carbon Models with Data from Global Change Experiments: Challenges and Opportunities
Time: 16:15 – 16:30
Location: Moscone West; 2010
By Kees Jan van Groenigen 

Wednesday, December 16

Title: Priming-induced Changes in Permafrost Soil Organic Matter Decomposition
Time: 08:00 – 12:20
Location: Moscone South; Poster Hall
By Elaine Pegoraro

Title: The VULCAN Project: Toward a better understanding of the vulnerability of soil organic matter to climate change in permafrost ecosystems
Time: 08:00 – 12:20
Location: Moscone South; Poster Hall
By Cesar Plaza

Title:  Strategizing a Comprehensive Laboratory Protocol to Determine the Decomposability of Soil Organic Matter in Permafrost
Time: 08:00 – 12:20
Location: Moscone South; Poster Hall
By Christina Schaedel

Title: Amounts of substrate carbon and nitrogen control the decomposition of soil organic matter
Time:  13:40 – 18:00
Location: Moscone South; Poster Hall
By Xiaojun Liu

Thursday, December 17

Christina Schaedel and Ted Schuur host the following oral sessions, all in Moscone West (room 2004):
B41J Vulnerability of Permafrost Carbon to Climate Change II (08:00 – 10:00)
B42C Vulnerability of Permafrost Carbon to Climate Change III (10:20-12:20)
B43M Vulnerability of Permafrost Carbon to Climate Change IV (13:40-15:40)
B44D Vulnerability of Permafrost Carbon to Climate Change V (16:00-18:00)

Title: Seasonal variation of ecosystem respiration delta 13C in response to experimental permafrost thaw and vegetation removal in moist acidic tundra
Time: 14:40 – 14:55
Location: Moscone West; 2004
By Marguerite Mauritz 

Friday, December 18

Title: The Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment: Observing, Understanding, and Predicting Social-Ecological Change in the Far North
Time: 9:00 – 9:15
Location: Moscone West; 2008
By Michelle Mack


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