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Oral Session # 80: Urban Ecology II: Soils and Streams.
Presiding: J Ehrenfeld
Thursday, August 7. 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM, SITCC Meeting Room 105.
1:30 PM Pavao-Zuckerman, Mitchell *,1, Coleman, David1, 1 Institute of Ecology, University of Geogia, Athens, GA, USA Soil quality indicators of ecosystem health for urban places.
1:45 PM LaForest, Joseph*,1, 2, Herms, Daniel1, Bonello, Pierluigi2, 1 The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, United States of America2 The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, United States of America Urban soil management and its effects on insect herbivory.
2:00 PM TBA.
2:15 PM Byrne, Loren*,1, Bruns, Mary Ann1, Kim, Ke Chung1, 1 Penn State University, University Park, PA, USA The effects of lawn management on soil arthropods.
2:30 PM Klemow, Kenneth1, 1 Biology Department, Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA Patterns of native and alien plant species in two watersheds impacted by anthracite mining and urbanization.
2:45 PM Break.
3:00 PM Gries, Corinna*,1, Hope, Diane1, Stabler, Brooke2, Martin, Chris2, Briggs, John2, 1 Center for Environmental Studies, Tempe, AZ, USA2 Dept. of Plant Biology, Tempe, AZ, USA The manmade plant communities in a desert metropolitan area.
3:15 PM Bowman Cutway, Heather1, 1 Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ Invasibility and dispersal in urban wetlands.
3:30 PM Reice, Seth1, Geraci, Christy Jo2, 1 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC2 Clemson University, Clemson, SC Impact of development on stream community structure and decomposition rates: Streams in piedmont North Carolina.
3:45 PM Koerner, Brenda *,1, Klopatek, Jeffrey 1, 1 Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona Soil responses to water and nitrogen additions along an urban to rural gradient.
4:00 PM Groffman, Peter*,1, Dorsey, Ann1, 1 Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY, USA Hyporheic denitrification in urban streams.