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

Other (Tuesday)

Shifts in bacterial and fungal community structure and functional potential along a boreal forest successional gradient

Poster Number:  271 Presenter/Primary Author:  Mary-Cathrine Leewis What drives microbial community structure and function is a fundamental question in microbial ecology.  Many studies have found that and plant successional stage and soil environmental factors

Nonlinear dependence of Diel Vertical Migration behavior on copepod body size and water column transparency

Poster Number:  270 Presenter/Primary Author:  Mark Ohman Zooplankton body size is a trait that co-varies with a spectrum of different fitness-related variables, including swimming velocity, feeding rate, metabolic rate, visual conspicuousness, and suscep

Differences in ecological thresholds to nitrogen deposition among Rocky Mountain alpine meadow ecosystems

Poster Number:  269 Presenter/Primary Author:  Amber Churchill The availability of biologically active nitrogen (N) drastically increased following human alteration of the N cycle with the production of synthetic sources of fertilizers.

Complex terrain, flowpaths, and biogeochemistry of water in the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest

Poster Number:  268 Presenter/Primary Author:  Julie Pett-Ridge Understanding the impacts of natural and anthropogenic perturbations on catchment function requires improved understanding of fundamental controls on hydrology and streamwater solute fluxes.

Niche Filtering of Microbial Communities in an Alpine Watershed

Poster Number:  266 Presenter/Primary Author:  Eli Gendron