39 Forest, Range & Wildland Soils: I (includes student competition)

Oral Session
SSSA Division: Forest, Range & Wildland Soils
Monday, November 16, 2015: 7:55 AM-4:00 PM
Minneapolis Convention Center, 103 F

Russell Briggs
Farrah Fatemi
7:55 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:00 AM
Evaluating 20 Year Soil Response to OM Manipulation: Implications for Assessment and Application.
Robert A. Slesak, Minnesota Forest Resources Council; Brian Palik, USDA Forest service; Anthony D'Amato, University of Vermont
8:15 AM
Response of Deep Soil Carbon Pools to Forest Management Treatments in a Highly Productive Andisol.
Christiana Dietzen, University of Washington; Eduardo Marques, University of Washington; Jason James, University of Washington; Rodolpho Bernardi, University of Washington; Scott M. Holub, Weyerhaeuser Co.; Rob Harrison, University of Washington
8:30 AM
Southern Appalachian Forest Soils Show a Pattern of Long-Term Carbon Loss.
Jennifer D. Knoepp, USDA Forest Service (FS); A. Christopher Oishi, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station; Chelcy F. Miniat, USDA Forest Service; Jennifer Fraterrigo, University of Illinois; Nina Wurzburger, University of Georgia; Brian Strahm, Virginia Tech
8:45 AM
Recent Organic Matter Losses of Mountain Forest Soils in the German Alps Are Likely Caused By Climate Change.
Joerg Prietzel, Technical University of Munich; Dominik Christophel, Technische Universitaet Muenchen; Lothar Zimmermann, Bavarian State Institute of Forestry; Alfred Schubert, Bavarian State Institute of Forestry
9:15 AM
Estimating Forest Soil Organic Carbon in the United States Using National Forest Inventory Data.
Charles H. Perry, USDA Forest Service (FS); Grant M. Domke, USDA Forest Service (FS); Brian F. Walters, USDA Forest Service; Christopher W. Woodall, USDA Forest Service; Lucas E. Nave, University of Michigan Biological Station; Christopher W. Swanston, USDA Forest Service
9:30 AM
Using Fluorescence Spectroscopy to Link Changes in Soil Chemistry with Stream Dissolved Organic Matter.
Michael D. Sanclements, NEON Project Office; Ivan J. Fernandez, University of Maine; Mary Beth Adams, USDA - Forest Service
9:45 AM
Lessons in Buried Horizons and Pedogenesis from Deep Forest Soils.
Jason Nathaniel James, University of Washington; Rob Harrison, University of Washington; Christiana Dietzen, University of Washington; Cole D. Gross, University of Alberta
10:00 AM
10:30 AM
Effects of Invasive Scotch Broom on Soil Water Chemistry and the Soil Microenvironment.
David Carter, University of Minnesota; Robert A. Slesak, University of Minnesota; Timothy B. Harrington, U.S. Forest Service; Anthony D'Amato, University of Vermont
10:45 AM
Fertilization and Throughfall Reduction Effects on Controls of Decomposition.
Kristin M. McElligott, Virginia Tech; Brian Strahm, Virginia Tech; John R Seiler, Virginia Tech
11:00 AM
Northern Forest Droughtnet: A New Framework to Understand Impacts of Precipitation Change on the Northern Forest Ecosystem.
Lindsey Rustad, USDA Forest Service (FS); Heidi Asbjornsen, University of New Hampshire; Pamela Templer, Boston University; Katie Jennings, University of New Hampshire; Andrew Reinmann, Boston University; Mary Martin, University of New Hampshire; Melinda Smith, Colorado State University
11:15 AM
Effect of Snow Removal on Soil Biogeochemistry.
Kaizad Patel, University of Maine; Corianne Tatariw, University of Maine; Ivan J. Fernandez, University of Maine; Jean MacRae, University of Maine; Tsutomu Ohno, University of Maine
11:30 AM
11:45 AM
Lunch Break
1:00 PM
A Biologically-Based Approach to Evaluating Soil Phosphorus Availability Across Complex Landscapes.
Thomas H. DeLuca, University of Washington; David L. Jones, Bangor University; Melissa R Pingree, University of Washington; Helen C Glanville, Bangor University; Matthew Harris, Bangor University; Bridget Emmett, National Environmental Research Council
1:15 PM
Phosphorus Availability Is Related to the Growth of White Spruce in Some Reconstructed Sites in the Athabasca Oil Sands Region.
Mihiri Manimel Wadu, University of Alberta; Min Duan, University of Alberta; Scott Chang, University of Alberta
1:30 PM
Soil Chemical Properties Following Wood Ash Applications after Biomass Harvesting in the Boreal Forest.
Paul W. Hazlett, Canadian Forest Service (CFS); David M. Morris, Government of Ontario; Rob Fleming, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service; Kara Webster, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service; Bill Peng, Queen’s University, Department of Geography; Neal Scott, Queen’s University, Department of Geography; Genevieve Noyce, University of Toronto, Department of Geography; Emily Smenderovac, University of Toronto, Faculty of Forestry; Nathan Basiliko, Laurentian University; Honghi Tran, University of Toronto, Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry; Zoë Lindo, University of Western Ontario; Paul George, The University of Western Ontario, Department of Biology
2:00 PM
Quantifying the Cumulative Effects of Multiple Disturbance Regimes (including shale-gas development) on Northern Appalachian Forests.
Patrick J. Drohan, Pennsylvania State University; Susan Stout, US Forest Service, Northern Research Station
2:15 PM
Afternoon Break
2:30 PM
Declining Acidic Deposition Begins Reversal of Forest-Soil Acidification in the Northeastern U.S. and Eastern Canada.
Gregory B. Lawrence, USGS; Paul Hazlett, Natural Resources Canada; Ivan J. Fernandez, University of Maine; Rock Ouimet, Direction de la recherche forestie`re, ministe`re des Forˆet, de la Faune et des Parcs du Que´bec, Complexe scientifique; Scott Bailey, USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station; Walter Shortle, USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station; Kevin Smith, USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station; Michael Antidormi, U.S. Geological Survey
2:45 PM
Adsorption Capacity of Wildfire-Derived Charcoal in Pacific Northwest Forest Soils.
Melissa R.A. Pingree, University of Washington; Thomas H. DeLuca, The University of Washington
3:00 PM
Belowground Wood Stake Decomposition from Research Sites Across the Northeastern United States: First Year Results.
Mary Beth Adams, USDA Forest Service (FS); Deborah S. Page-Dumroese, USDA Forest Service (FS); Martin F. Jurgensen, Michigan Technological University; Ian Yesilonis, USDA - Forest Service; John M. Kabrick, USDA Forest Service (FS); Rich Hallett, USFA Forest Service; Brian Palik, USDA Forest service; Megan Lang, USDA-ARS
3:30 PM
Three-Dimensional Spatial Patterns of Fine Roots at the Landscape-Scale in a Subtropical Savanna.
Yong Zhou, Texas A&M University; Thomas W. Boutton, Texas A&M University; X.Ben Wu, Texas A&M University; Cynthia Wright, Texas A&M University; Anais Dion, Texas A&M University
3:45 PM
Afternoon Discussion
4:00 PM
4:00 PM