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Oral Session #2: Thermodynamics and Complexity. Presiding: T. Allen.
Monday, August 6, 2001. 8:00 AM to 11:45 AM. Madison Ballroom D.
8:00 AM Kay, James1, Fraser, Roydon1, 1 . Viewing ecological systems as black box thermodynamic systems:The importance of the exergy viewpoint..
8:15 AM Fraser, Roydon1, Kay, James1, 1 . New perspective on the exergy of solar radiation vis-a-vis ecosystems..
8:30 AM Luvall, Jeffrey1, Kay, James2, Frster, Roydon 2, 1 2 . Thermal remote sensing and the thermodynamics of ecosystem development..
8:45 AM Rickman, Doug1, Luvall, Jeffrey1, 1 . "Captain, sensors report ...": Correction of Remote Sensing Data ..
9:00 AM Vullings, Nicole 1, Allen, T.F.H.1, Havlicek, Tanya 1, Norman, John1, 1 . Ecosystem thermodynamics:Testing complexity with small-scale vegetation models..
9:15 AM Havlicek, Tanya 1, Allen, T.F.H.1, Vullings, Nicole1, Norman, John1, 1 . Complexity in terrestrial ecosystems as a consequence of thermodynamics: Experiments on a small-scale system..
9:30 AM McCORMICK, RONALD1, 1 . Toward a meso-theory of wildfire modeling: A complex systems approach using artificial neural networks..
9:45 AM BRANDNER, THOMAS1, ALLEN, T. F.1, 1 . Reconceptualizing biome: The hows and whys of extinction events..
10:00 AM . Break..
10:15 AM Shertzer, Kyle1, Ellner, Stephen2, 1 2 . Energy storage and the evolution of population dynamics..
10:30 AM BORRETT, STUART1, 1 . Sources of system complexity in the Lake Lanier ecosystem, GA, USA..
10:45 AM Luo, Yiqi1, 1 . Inverse analysis in ecology: A novel approach to untangling biocomplexity..
11:00 AM Gremillion, M. Valerie1,2, Brown, James 2, 1 2 . An ecosystem network model for human ecological interactions..
11:15 AM Little, Amanda1, Allen, Timothy1, 1 . Thermodynamics and resource quality in beaver spatiotemporal dynamics..
11:30 AM Allen, Timothy1, Tainter, Joseph2, Hoekstra, Thomas3, 1 2 3 . Dissipation versus degradation: a helpful distinction in understanding human historical and non-human ecology of resource use..