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Temperate Forest Soils Sequester as much Carbon as Trees in Response to Nitrogen Deposition

Poster Number:  220 Presenter/Primary Author:  Serita Frey The terrestrial biosphere sequesters up to a third of annual anthropogenic carbon dioxide emissions, offsetting a substantial portion of greenhouse gas forcing of the climate system.  While a

Long-term reproductive phenology in the Chihuahuan Desert linking legacy and contemporary datasets

Poster Number:  213 Presenter/Primary Author:  Dawn Browning Arid and semi-arid regions of the southwestern USA are especially sensitive to changes in temperature as well as drought frequency and intensity.

Population, Community, and Metacommunity Dynamics of Terrestrial Gastropods in the Luquillo Mountains: A Gradient Perspective

Poster Number:  210 Presenter/Primary Author:  Michael Willig Elevational variation in the Luquillo Mountains of Puerto Rico creates strong environmental gradients that affect the abundance and distribution of species.  Moreover, the geographic mappings

Spatial Configuration of Multiple Aspects of Biodiversity Along a Tropical Elevational Gradient

Poster Number:  209 Presenter/Primary Author:  Michael Willig Although taxonomic biodiversity is a multidimensional concept, most research at intermediate to broad spatial scales has solely considered gradients of species richness.  In contrast, we quant

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