Oral Session 100: Landscape Ecology I: Forests and Rivers.
Presiding: R Hughes
Thursday, August 5, 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM, Meeting Room C 123.
8:00 AM Volin, John*,1, Givnish, Thomas2, Glaser, Paul3, Muss, Jordan1, Owen, Dianne1, Volin, Valeria1, 1 Florida Atlantic University, Davie, FL, USA2 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA3 University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, USA Are spatially coupled positive and negative feedbacks among the most important determinants of hydrology, substrate, and vegetation in the Florida Everglades?
8:20 AM Braatne, Jeffrey*,1, Rood, Stewart2, Gom, Lori2, Mahoney, John3, Simons, Robert4, 1 Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources, Mosocw, ID, USA2 Dept of Biological Sciences, Lethbridge, AB, CANADA3 Alberta Environment, Lethbridge, AB, CANADA4 Simons & Associates, Inc, Fort Collins, CO, USA Life history modeling of floodplain vegetation.
8:40 AM Perotto-Baldivieso, Humberto*,1, Wu, Xinyuan1, Peterson, Markus2, Silvy, Nova2, Smeins, Fred2, 1 Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States2 Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States Flooding induced landscape changes along the North Prong Medina River and their impacts on Rio Grande wild turkey habitat.
9:00 AM TBA.
9:20 AM Kroes, Daniel1, Hupp, Cliff1, 1 US Geological Survey, Reston, VA, USA Patterns of riparian sedimentation and subsidence along channelized and unchannelized reaches of the Pocomoke River, Maryland.
9:40 AM Break.
9:50 AM Johnson, Derek*,1, Bjornstad, Ottar 1, Liebhold, Andrew2, 1 Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA2 USDA Forest Service, Northeast Forest Experimental Station, Morgantown, WV, USA Landscape geometry and spatial waves of defoliation by an insect pest.
10:10 AM Hupp, Cliff*,1, Rinaldi, Massimo2, 1 U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, USA2 University of Florence, Florence, Italy Riparian vegetation and fluvial geomorphic surfaces along selected rivers of Tuscany, Italy.
10:30 AM Boucher, Douglas*,1, Snitzer, John1, Kyde, Kerrie2, Rodick, Christine1, 1 Hood College, Frederick, MD, USA2 USDA-ARS Foreign Weeds and Diseases Research Unit, Frederick, MD, USA Increasing temperate forest vulnerability to weak storms: Hurricane Isabel and the Piedmont of Maryland.
10:50 AM Jones, Suzanne1, Anderson, Roger*,2, 1 Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, Gold Hill, Oregon, United States2 Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, United States Analysis of historical vegetation patterns in the eastern portion of the Illinois Lesser Shawnee Hills, USA.
11:10 AM Cobo, María del Carmen*,1, Carreira, José Antonio1, 1 University of Jaén., Jaén., Andalusia., Spain. Spatial variability patterns in semiarid soils and vegetation under varying topography-conditioned land uses in southeastern Spain.
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