Colorado mountains

Ecosystem Ecology

The Social-Ecology of Residential Landscape Management: Complex Causes, Effects, and Tradeoffs in the Sonoran Desert of Phoenix, AZ

Poster Number:  187 Presenter/Primary Author:  Kelli Larson The ubiquity of lawns in the U.S. and elsewhere leads to significant demands on water resources, among other implications for society and ecology in cities.

δ13C and δ15N of particulate organic matter in the Santa Barbara Channel: drivers and implications for trophic inference

Poster Number:  183 Presenter/Primary Author:  Robert Miller We investigated the extent to which temporal variation in the stable isotope composition of suspended particulate organic matter (POM) was explained by phytoplankton biomass and production at a sou

Net Ecosystem Exchange, Soil Respiration, and the Age of Respired Carbon from High-Elevation Alpine Tundra

Poster Number:  178 Presenter/Primary Author:  John Knowles Carbon dioxide (CO2) is increasing in the contemporary atmosphere as a result of an imbalance between anthropogenic and natural CO2 emissions and biospheric and oceanic CO

Alpine plant community response to long-term moisture and nitrogen accumulation along an elevational gradient, Niwot Ridge, CO

Poster Number:  170 Presenter/Primary Author:  Eve Gasarch The Colorado alpine is experiencing long-term changes in levels of nitrogen deposition and in annual moisture regime.

Phenology of belowground carbon allocation in a mid-latitude forest

Poster Number:  160 Presenter/Primary Author:  Rose Abramoff Annual forest productivity and carbon storage are affected by the amount and timing of carbon allocated belowground. Despite clear relationships between some climate factors (e.g.

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