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Forest metacommunity structure along an elevational gradient in the Luquillo Mountains, Puerto Rico (LUQ)

Poster Number:  394 Presenter/Primary Author:  Jess Zimmerman Metacommunity theory provides a rich framework for identifying structure along environmental gradients and for evaluating the relative contributions of local and regional processes in molding biolo

Iron redox cycling: unexplored mechanisms for soil organic matter decomposition

Poster Number:  341 Presenter/Primary Author:  Whendee Silver Iron (Fe) oxide minerals have long been known to protect soil organic carbon (C) from microbial decomposition, especially in humid tropical soils abundant in both Fe and C.

Earthworms effects on soil respiration in a sub-tropical wet forest in Puerto Rico

Poster Number:  254 Presenter/Primary Author:  Grizelle Gonzalez Carbon storage, as well as other ecosystem services of soils, is an emergent property on the landscape scale that can be attributed to mechanisms occurring on scales orders of magnitude smaller.

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