Colorado mountains


Soil nitrogen dynamics during snow melt in moist acidic tussock tundra soils

Poster Number:  11 Presenter/Primary Author:  Anthony Darrouzet... Soil nitrogen (N) is an important limiting nutrient in Arctic ecosystems.

Moss nutrient plasticity in desert ecosystems: a hot - cold desert comparison

Poster Number:  1 Presenter/Primary Author:  Becky Ball Desert biology live close to the physical limitations for life, constrained by low availability of water and nutrients.

Quantifying Uncertainty in Ecosystem Studies

Working Group Reports Final reports:  QUEST Workshop Report Participant list:  2012 ASM Workshop Participants QUEST Yanai.pdf The calculation of pools and fluxes at ecosystem scales has advanced our understanding of water, carbon, and nutrient cycling.  However, uncertainty due to variability or error in observations Session:  Working Group Session 3 Tuesday Room Assignment:  Wind River C (100)

Communicating LTER Science Part I and II

Working Group Reports Final reports:  Comm Sci Working Group Report for LTER ASM 2012.pdf Participant list:  Attendees Communicating LTER Science WG Sessions 1 and 2.pdf The LTER 30-year review identified improving communication of LTER science as a high priority. Session:  Working Group Session 1 - Monday Working Group Session 5 - Wednesday Room Assignment:  Ruesch Auditorium - Sweet (50)

Seasonal hydrologic changes and their ecological consequences in headwater basins

Working Group Reports Final reports:  ASM 2012_seasonal_final_report_121015.pdf Participant list:  ClimHydroWorkshopAWM2012participants.pdf We propose a set of four meetings on the causes and consequences of seasonal changes in water fluxes in headwater drainages.  Analysis of long-term discharge records for several headwater basi Session:  Working Group Session 1 - Monday Working Group Session 2 - Monday Room Assignment:  Wind River A (100)

Background Photo by: Nicole Hansen - Jornada (JRN) LTER