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Oral Session #44: Disturbance ecology of forests: Animals, wind, gaps, edges. Presiding: S. Archer.
Wednesday, August 8, 2001. 8:00 AM to 11:45 AM. Hall of Ideas G.
8:00 AM Erbilgin, Nadir1, Raffa, Kenneth1, 1 . Temporal and spatial interactions among root and stem insects, fungi, and predators in declining forests..
8:15 AM Brockway, Dale1, Lewis, Clifford1, 1 . Influence of deer, cattle grazing and timber harvest on plant species diversity in a longleaf pine bluestem ecosystem..
8:30 AM Rumbaitis-del Rio, Cristina1, Wessman, Carol1, 1 . Impact of compound disturbances on N-cycling and forest reorganization in a wind-disturbed and logged forest..
8:45 AM ZIEGLER, SUSY1, 1 . Disturbance regimes of old-growth and second-growth hemlock-hardwood forests in Adirondack Park..
9:00 AM Schulte, Lisa1, Guntenspergen, Glenn2, Mladenoff, David1, 1 2 . Pre- and post-disturbance conditions in an old-growth forest: catastrophic wind in Wisconsin's hemlock-hardwoods..
9:15 AM NAUERTZ*, ELIZABETH1, ZASADA, JOHN1, CROW, THOMAS1, BUCKLEY, DAVID2, 1 2 . Temperature dynamics associated with pits and mounds in managed and unmanaged hardwood forests of northern Michigan, USA..
9:30 AM Batista, William1, Platt, William2, 1 2 . Tree-population responses to hurricane disturbance in an old-growth Southern Mixed Hardwood Forest..
9:45 AM Ostertag, Rebecca1,2, Silver, Whendee 1,2, Lugo, Ariel2, 1 2 . Predicting susceptibility to damage following hurricanes in a subtropical moist forest..
10:00 AM . Break..
10:15 AM Warren, Matthew1, Zimmerman, Jess1, Zou, Xiaoming1, Lodge, D.2, Walker, Lawrence3, 1 2 3 . Resilience of litterfall production after a hurricane in the Luquillo Experimental Forest, Puerto Rico..
10:30 AM Van Bloem, Skip1 , Murphy, Peter1 , Lugo, Ariel2, 1 2 . Hurricane disturbance as an explanation for the unique structure of West Indian dry forest..
10:45 AM Webster, Christopher1, Lorimer, Craig1, 1 . Comparative productivity and composition of canopy gaps in uneven-aged northern hemlock-hardwood forests ..
11:00 AM Parker, Geoffrey 1, Brokaw, Nicholas2, 1 2 . The gap size distribution: a descriptive instrument for vegetation disturbance ecology..
11:15 AM WHIGHAM, DENNIS1, O'NEILL, JOHN1, 1 . Responses to slow versus cataclysmic tree death - growth of neighbors and seedling establishment..
11:30 AM NELSON, CARA1, HALPERN, CHARLES1, 1 . Vegetation responses along edge-to-interior gradients within green-tree retention patches in Douglas-fir forests..