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Symposium #16: Thresholds and non-linear responses in ecosystems: Understanding, sustaining, and restoring complex rangelands.
Sponsored by ESA Rangeland Ecology Section
Organized by: D.D. Breshears and J. Herrick.
Wednesday, August 8, 2001. 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Lecture Hall
1:00 PM Archer, Steven1, Lauenroth, William2, Sala, Osvaldo, 1 2 Thresholds and non-linear dynamics: an overview .
1:30 PM BESTELMEYER, BRANDON1, STRINGHAM, TAMZEN2, BROWN, JOEL1, HAVSTAD, KRIS1, 1 2 Developing and applying state-and-transition models to manage rangelands.
2:00 PM PETERS, DEBRA1, BETANCOURT, JULIO2, 1 2 Climatic triggers for non-linear and threshold responses of rangelands.
2:30 PM Break.
2:45 PM BRESHEARS, DAVID1, LUDWIG, JOHN2, MARTENS, SCOTT3, BEESON, PETER1, WILCOX, BRADFORD4, ALLEN, CRAIG5, 1 2 3 4 5 Runoff and erosion thresholds: Implications for rangeland degradation and restoration.
3:15 PM BELNAP, J1, REID, R2, 1 2 Landscape characteristics can define disturbance response thresholds in arid and semiarid ecosystems: Three case studies.
3:45 PM JOYCE, LINDA1, PYKE, DAVID2, HERRICK, JEFFERY3, 1 2 3 Managing rangelands: implications of a paradigm shift in the ecology of arid and semi-arid ecosystems.
4:15 PM Discussion.