Colorado mountains
From Long-Term Data to Understanding: Toward a Predictive Ecology
2015 LTER ASM Estes Park, CO - August 30 - September 2, 2015

Does continuous ecosystem stress lead to vulnerability? (Monday)

Interactions between chronic and extreme climate change: a belowground perspective

Poster Number:  259 Presenter/Primary Author:  Ingrid Slette Climate change forecasts predict both gradual chronic changes in temperature and precipitation and more extreme discre

Habitat Fragmentation Alters Arctic Grayling Movement and Vital Rates

Poster Number:  226 Presenter/Primary Author:  Heidi Golden Location of specific habitats for reproduction, feeding and overwintering often necessitates seasonal migration for fish in order to fulfill life history requirements.

Partitioning Nitrification Derived N2O Emission from Ammonia Oxidizing Bacteria (AOB) and Ammonia Oxidizing Archaea (AOA)

Poster Number:  222 Presenter/Primary Author:  Di Liang N2O is a potent greenhouse gas and its global warming potential is 298 times higher than carbon dioxide (CO2). In 2013, 74% of the total N2O emission in the U.S.

Exploring the soil food web structure and carbon dynamics of the McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER, Antarctica

Poster Number:  215 Presenter/Primary Author:  Ashley Shaw In the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica there are two basic soil food webs: wet (lake and stream margins, <5% of the valley) and dry (~95% of the valley).

The role of disturbance, larval supply, and native community on the establishment of a non-native species on oil platforms in the Santa Barbara Channel

Poster Number:  213 Presenter/Primary Author:  Sloane Viola The invasion and spread of non-native plant and animal species is considered one of the greatest threats to global biodiversity and ecosystem function.