105 Symposium--Advances in Understanding Impacts of Organic Matter Removal on Soils and Forest Productivity: I

Oral Session
SSSA Division: Forest, Range & Wildland Soils
This session explores advances in our understanding of removals or organic matter on forest productivity.
Monday, November 16, 2015: 1:00 PM-4:55 PM
Minneapolis Convention Center, 101 A

Jeff Hatten and Adrian C. Gallo
1:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:05 PM
Organic Matter Removal from Forest Soils: Lessons from the Long-Term Soil Productivity Study.
Andy Scott, USDA Forest Service; Mary Beth Adams, USDA Forest Service (FS); Shannon Berch, British Columbia Ministry of the Environment; Matt D. Busse, USDA Forest Service (FS); Rob Fleming, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service; Robert B. Harrison, University of Washington; Scott M. Holub, Weyerhaeuser Co.; John M. Kabrick, USDA Forest Service (FS); David M. Morris, Government of Ontario; Deborah S. Page-Dumroese, USDA Forest Service (FS); Brian Palik, USDA Forest service; Jianwei Zhang, USDA Forest Service
1:25 PM
Soil Organic Matter Stabilization/Destabilization: Input Removal Exposes the Controls.
Susan E. Crow, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa; Kate Lajtha, Oregon State University; Marc Kramer, Washington State University
1:45 PM
Soil C and N Storage and Microbial Biomass Responses to Forest Management in Southern Pine Forests.
Thomas W. Boutton, Texas A&M University; Julie A. Foote, University of Texas at San Antonio; Ryan M. Mushinski, Texas A&M University; D. Andrew Scott, USDA Forest Service
2:05 PM
2:40 PM
Tree Growth, Soil Quality and Biodiversity Response to Forest Biomass Removal in the Inland Northwest.
Mark D. Coleman, University of Idaho; Terry Shaw, University of Idaho; Mark Kimsey, University of Idaho; Martin F. Jurgensen, Michigan Technological University; Steve Cook, University of Idaho; Deborah S. Page-Dumroese, USDA Forest Service (FS); Dan Lindner, USDA Forest Service; Alan Talhelm, University of Idaho; Jessica Sarauer, University of Idaho; Lauren Sherman, University of Idaho
3:00 PM
Belowground Wood Decomposition Rates on LTSP Plots Along a Climatic Gradient from British Columbia to the Central California Sierras.
Deborah S. Page-Dumroese, USDA Forest Service (FS); Martin F. Jurgensen, Michigan Technological University; Matt D. Busse, USDA Forest Service (FS); Thomas A. Terry, Weyerhaeuser Co. (retired) and USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station; James Archuleta, USDA Forest Service; Mike Curran, British Columbia Ministry of Range and Forests (retired)
3:20 PM
3:35 PM
Quantifying Genotype x Silviculture Interaction on Productivity and Carbon Allocation By Manipulating Soil Organic Matter, N Supply and Demand.
Chris Maier, USFS; Phillip Dougherty, Dougherty and Dougherty Forestry Services; Kurt Johnsen, USDA Forest Service; Michael Tyree, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
4:15 PM
Organic Matter Retention after Harvesting Coast Douglas-fir: Altered Microclimate, Vegetation Structure, and Soil Nutrient Pools Interact to Regulate Forest Productivity.
Timothy B. Harrington, U.S. Forest Service; Robert A. Slesak, University of Minnesota; Scott M. Holub, Weyerhaeuser Co.; Stephen H. Schoenholtz, Virginia Tech; David H. Peter, U.S. Forest Service
4:35 PM
Aspen-Dominated Forest Response to Harvest Residue Removal and Compaction Varies with Site Conditions.
Miranda Curzon, University of Minnesota; Anthony D'Amato, University of Vermont; Brian Palik, USDA Forest service
4:55 PM