OOS 26: Coarse Woody Debris: Lessons Learned, Current Knowledge and Future Directions. .
Organized by: KL Metzger, DB Tinker, and MG Turner
Thursday, August 5, 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM, Meeting Room E 141 .
8:00 AM Tinker, Daniel*,1, Turner, Monica2, Romme, William3, 1 University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY2 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI3 Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO Introduction and overview of coarse woody debris: An important structural and functional legacy in forest ecosystems.
8:20 AM Currie, William*,1, Nadelhoffer, Knute2, 1 School of Natural Resources & Environment, Ann Arbor, MI, USA2 Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Ann Arbor, MI, USA Response times, residence times, and stoichiometric feedbacks: Integrating woody debris in ecosystem C & N cycling.
8:40 AM Metzger, Kristine*,1, Smithwick, Erica1, Turner, Monica1, Tinker, Daniel2, Romme, William 3, Remsburg, Alysa1, 1 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI2 University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY3 Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO Coarse woody debris: Effects on post-fire ecosystem process rates.
9:00 AM Janisch, Jack *,1, 2, Harmon, Mark1, Chen, Hua1, Fasth, Becky 1, Sexton, Jay1, 1 Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA2 Washington Department of Ecology, Olympia, WA, USA Decomposition of coarse woody debris originating by clearcutting: Comparison to closed-canopy stands.
9:20 AM Bragg, Don*,1, 1 Southern Research Station, Monticello, AR, USA The structural importance of CWD for species habitat: What have we learned in the past decade?
9:40 AM Break.
9:50 AM Omi, Philip*,1, 1 Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO Coarse woody debris and fuel treatments—implications for salvage.
10:10 AM Laudenslayer, William1, 1 USDA - FS - Pacific Southwest Research Station, Fresno, CA, USA 'One size does not fit all' - Implications and considerations for managing CWD through landscapes and across biomes.
10:30 AM Graham, Russell *,1, Jain, Theresa *,1, 1 USDA Forest Service, Moscow, ID, USA Current thoughts and policies on CWD in our nation's forests.
10:50 AM Harmon, Mark1, 1 Department of Forest Science, Corvallis, OR, USA Woody detritus decomposition: New findings and new challenges.
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