179 Symposium--Biological Weathering

Oral Session
SSSA Division: Forest, Range & Wildland Soils
This symposium explores weathering from a biogeochemical  perspective, with strong emphasis on the biological component.

Soil Chemistry

Tuesday, November 17, 2015: 7:55 AM-11:55 AM
Hilton Minneapolis, Marquette Ballroom II

Zsuzsanna Balogh-Brunstad , Michael Grant , Russell D. Briggs and James R. Boyle
7:55 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:30 AM
Ectomycorrhizal Fungi in the Weathering Environment.
Zsuzsanna Balogh-Brunstad, Hartwick College; C Kent Keller, Washington State University; Hakan Wallander, Lund University; Susan Stipp, University of Copenhagen
8:50 AM
Biofilm Mediated Mineral Weathering in Response to Nutrient Stress.
Michael Grant, Washington State University; Lydia Tymon, University of Idaho; Gregory Helms, Washington State University; Linda Thomashow, USDA-ARS; C Kent Keller, Washington State University; James B. Harsh, Washington State University
9:10 AM
Intensification of Soil Mineral Weathering through Mycorrhiza Evolution: From Liverworts to Forests, Pedogenesis to Global Biogeochemical Cycles.
Jonathan Leake, The University of Sheffield; Joe Quirk, The University of Sheffield; Katie Field, The University of Leeds; Rachel Thorley, The University of Sheffield; Jennifer Morris, The University of Sheffield; William E. Stein, Binghampton University; Christopher M. Berry, Cardiff University; David Beerling, The University of Sheffield
9:50 AM
10:05 AM
Connections and Gaps Between Mineral Weathering and Biology in Forested Watersheds of the Northeastern USA.
Scott W. Bailey, USDA Forest Service (FS); Donald S. Ross, University of Vermont
10:20 AM
Biological Weathering : A Big-Picture View of Scaling and Variability.
C. Kent Keller, Washington State University; Z. Balogh-Brunstad, Hartwick College; Bernard T. Bormann, University of Washington
10:40 AM
The Role of Plant Fungal Endosymbionts in Rhizosphere Priming.
David H McNear Jr., University of Kentucky
10:55 AM
Apatite and Orthoclase Forest Fertilization: Insoluble Phosphorus and Potassium Made Available By Ectomycorrhizal Fungi and Associated Bacteria.
Laurent Fontaine, Université Laval; David Paré, Natural Ressources Canada; Nelson Thiffault, Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs; J. André Fortin, Université Laval; Yves Piché, Université Laval
11:10 AM
Comparison of Current and Long-Term Ca Weathering Rates in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.
Ruth Yanai, SUNY-ESF (College of Environmental Science & Forestry); John L. Campbell, USDA Forest Service (FS); Joel Blum, University of Michigan
11:25 AM
11:40 AM
Concluding Remarks
11:55 AM