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Oral Programme BG2.1

BG2.1

Tropical ecosystem function and Response to Environmental Change (co-sponsored by the Integrated Land Ecosystem-Atmosphere Processes Study (iLEAPS))
Convener: Lina Mercado  | Co-Conveners: LUIZ ARAGAO , Stephen Sitch , Jonathan Lloyd 
Oral Programme
 / Tue, 05 Apr, 08:30–12:15  / Room 24
Poster Programme
 / Attendance Tue, 05 Apr, 17:30–19:00  / Display Tue, 05 Apr, 08:00–19:30  / Poster Area BG

Tuesday, 05 Apr 2011
Room 24
Chairperson: Luiz Aragao and Lina Mercado
08:30–09:00
EGU2011-5323
Coordination of physiological and structural traits in Amazon forest trees (solicited)
Jon Lloyd, Sandra Patino, Nikolaos Fyllas, Tim Baker, Carlos Alberto Quesada, Romilda Paiva, Michael Schwarz, Hans ter Steege, and Oliver Phillips
09:00–09:15
EGU2011-3165
How does nutrient availability influence rates of photosynthesis and leaf respiration in Amazonian tropical forest?
Joana Zaragoza-Castells, Patrick Meir, Owen Atkin, Keith Bloomfield, Lucy Rowland, Jon Lloyd, Norma Salinas, Damien Bonal, and Matthew Turnbull
09:15–09:30
EGU2011-4658
Structural and physiological contrasts between tropical forest and savanna trees within their transitional zones: Results from Africa, South America and Australia
Franziska Schrodt, Tomas F. Domingues, Ted R. Feldpausch, Simon L. Lewis, Gustavo Saiz, and Jonathan Lloyd and the NERC TROBIT Consortium
09:30–09:45
EGU2011-656
Leaf traits and biomass of tropical C4 grasses predicted with environmental drivers: A multi-continental analysis
Tomas Domingues, Patrick Meir, Elmar Veenendaal, John Grace, Jon Lloyd, Ted Feldpaush, Gustavo Saiz, Françoise Ishida, and Carlos Quesada
09:45–10:00
EGU2011-8028
The role of plant functional trade-offs for tropical biodiversity changes and biome shifts under scenarios of global climatic change
Bjoern Reu, Sönke Zaehle, Raphaël Proulx, Kristin Bohn, Axel Kleidon, Ryan Pavlick, and Sebastian Schmidtlein
10:00–10:15
EGU2011-10513
Exploring the missing processes contributing to the Amazon phosphorus budget.
Corina Buendia, Stefano Manzoni, Axel kleidon, and Amilcare Porporato
COFFEE BREAK
10:30–10:45
EGU2011-2788
2009-2010 Amazon basin carbon budget and its controls derived from regular aircraft measurements
Luciana V. Gatti, Manuel Gloor, John B. Miller, Lucas G. Domingues, Alexandre Martinewski, Luana S. Basso, Caio Correia, Viviane F. Borges, Humberto R. Rocha, and Jon Lloyd
10:45–11:00
EGU2011-350
Integrating field surveys and MODIS data to evaluate the effects of the 2005 drought in Amazonia
Liana O. Anderson, Oliver Phillips, Luiz Aragao, Yadvinder Malhi, and Egidio Arai
11:00–11:15
EGU2011-297
Using satellite data to assess vegetation properties and recent changes in the African forest-savanna transition
Edward Mitchard, Patrick Meir, Sassan Saatchi, France Gerard, Iain Woodhouse, Simon Lewis, Ted Feldpausch, and Jon Lloyd
11:15–11:30
EGU2011-7325
Fragmentation, drought and future carbon emissions from Amazon forest fires
Ane Alencar and Gregory Asner
11:30–11:45
EGU2011-5369
Drivers of the distribution and historical expansion of Australian rainforests
Brett Murphy and David Bowman
11:45–12:00
EGU2011-7723
A pantropical analyses of soil organic carbon storage in tropical forests and savannas
Gustavo Saiz, Michael Bird, Tomas Domingues, Ted Feldpausch, Elmar Veenendaal, and Jonathan Lloyd
12:00–12:15
EGU2011-4388
Impact of warming on soil respiration in Andean rain forests over a transect spanning 3 km in altitude, in Peru
Patrick Meir, Michael Zimmermann, Michael Bird, Jens Leifeld, Franz Conen, Yadvinder Malhi, and Adan Ccahuana