Poster Session 37: Forest Ecology.
Thursday, August 5 Presentations from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM, Exhibit Hall A 1.
Poster # 137. Lindh, Briana*,1, 1 Willamette University, Salem, OR Modeling the effects of conifer basal area on understory herb presence and flowering.
Poster # 138. Busing, Richard1, Solomon, Allen2, 1 USGS, Corvallis, Oregon2 USEPA, Corvallis, Oregon Performance of a forest dynamics model in the Pacific Northwest.
Poster # 139. Bakker, Jonathan*,1, 1 Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ A comparison of two methods for reconstructing historical tree diameters.
Poster # 140. MUZIKA, R*,1, GUYETTE, R1, 1 University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO, USA Using dendrochronology to reconstruct the effects of climate and host condition on a wood boring insect.
Poster # 141. Peng, Changhui*,1, Zhou, Xiaolu1, 2, Dang, Qinglai2, Parton, Suzanne 3, 1 Institute of Envronment Sciences, Moreal, QC, Canada2 Faculty of Forestry, Thunder Bay, ON, Canada3 Lake Abitibi Model Forest, Cochrane, ON, Canada Predicting boreal forest growth and yield under a changing climate in Ontario.
Poster # 142. Hoover, Coeli *,1, Stout, Susan2, 1 USDA Forest Service, NE Research Station, Durham, NH, USA2 USDA Forest Service, NE Research Station, Irvine, PA, USA The carbon consequences of forest thinning: Results from a long-term study in Allegheny hardwoods.
Poster # 143. Beggs, Liane*,1, Puettmann, Klaus*,1, 1 Department of Forest Science, Corvallis, OR, U.S.A. Understory vegetation response to alternative thinning treatments in young Douglas-fir stands.
Poster # 144. Alaback, Paul*,1, Casey, Dee1, 1 University of Montana, Missoula, MT, United States Effects of thinning on forest understory vegetation structure in southeast Alaska.
Poster # 145. Bickford, Christopher *,1, Kolb, Thomas1, Geils, Brian2, 1 Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ2 USDA Forest Service, Flagstaff, AZ Effects of thinning on dwarf mistletoe shoot growth in ponderosa pine stands.
Poster # 146. Nonaka, Etsuko1, Spies, Thomas2, Wimberly, Michael3, Ohmann, Janet2, 1 Department of Forest Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA2 USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Corvallis, OR, USA3 Warnell School of Forest Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA Histrorical range of variability in biomass dynamics and stand disturbance history: A simulation approach.
Poster # 147. Thiffault, Evelyne*,1, Munson, Alison1, Bélanger, Nicolas 2, Paré, David3, 1 Université Laval, Ste-Foy, Québec, Canada2 Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada3 Centre de foresterie des Laurentides, Québec, Québec, Canada Sustainability of forest site productivity: How do harvesting methods compare with natural disturbances?
Poster # 148. Ahrens, Jean*,1, Hall, Sharon 1, Marchand, Peter2, Johnson, Samuel3, 1 The Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO2 Catamount Biological Field Station, Woodland Park, CO3 The Colorado Springs School, Colorado Springs, CO Checking the forest pulse 20 years after disturbance: Effects of forest thinning on community and ecosystem dynamics.
Poster # 149. Stan, Amanda*,1, DANIELS, L1, 1 University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Radial-growth release of gap-boundary trees in coastal old-growth forests, British Columbia, Canada.
Poster # 150. Voelker, Steven *,1, Muzika, Rose-Marie1, 1 University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA Trade-offs associated with disturbance return interval and juvenile growth rates of red oaks.
Poster # 151. Yorks, Thad*,1, Adams, Kenneth2, 1 Division of Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Education, Cazenovia, NY2 Plattsburgh State University, Plattsburgh, NY, 12901 Ice storm impact and management implications for jack pine and pitch pine stands in New York, USA.
Poster # 152. Hibbs, David *,1, Shatford, Jeff1, 1 Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR Predicting input of riparian trees in western Oregon.
Poster # 153. Tang, Xuli*,1, Liu, Shuguang2, Zhou, Guoyi1, 1 South China Botanical Garden, Guangzhou, China2 EROS Data Center, Sioux Falls, SD, USA Characteristics of coarse woody debris in an old-growth forest, southern China.
Poster # 154. Sugden-Newbery, Anna*,1, Turner, Monica1, 1 University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI Forest community composition in riparian and upland sites in the Northern Highlands Lake District, Wisconsin, USA.
Poster # 155. Runkle, James*,1, 1 Wright State U, Dayton, OH Snag dynamics in mesic old-growth eastern forests.
Poster # 156. Chandy, Shibi*,1, Gibson, David1, Robertson, Philip1, 1 Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, USA Additive partitioning of diversity through spatial scales and short temporal span across the Shawnee National Forest, Illinois.
Poster # 157. Riley, Tim1, Antell, Karen1, 1 Eastern Oregon University, La Grande, OR, 97850 Tree distribution on the Rebarrow Research Forest, Blue Mountains, Oregon.
Poster # 158. Wayman, Rebecca*,1, North, Malcolm2, 1 University of California, Davis, CA2 USFS PSW Sierra Nevada Research Center, Davis, CA Initial response of understory plants to burning and logging in a Sierra mixed conifer forest.
Poster # 159. Pittman, Judd*,1, Copenheaver, Carolyn1, 1 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA The influence of historic logging activities in Giles County, Virginia.
Poster # 160. Ostoja, Steven *,, Klinger, Robert , Variation in floristic composition and determinants of diversity between bishop pine forest stands on Santa Cruz Island, California.
Poster # 161. Murray, K. Greg*,1, Atwell, Jonathan1, 1 Hope College, Holland, MI, USA Nineteen years of gap dynamics in a Costa Rican cloud forest.
Poster # 162. Lake, Jeffrey*,1, Hubbell, Stephen1, 1 University of Georgia, Athens, GA Liana biomass and woody stem size structure in a tropical forest, Barro Colorado Island, Panama.
Poster # 163. Jha, Shalene1, Harcombe, Paul*,1, Fulton, Mark2, Elsik, I1, 1 Rice University, Houston, TX2 Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN Potential Causes of American Beech decline in Wier Woods, Texas.
Poster # 164. McKinney, Shawn*,1, Tomback, Diana2, 1 University of Montana, Missoula, MT2 University of Colorado-Denver, Denver, CO Evaluating natural selection as a management strategy for restoring whitebark pine.
Poster # 165. Littell, Jeremy*,1, Peterson, David2, 1 University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA2 USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station, Seattle, WA, USA Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) growth response to climate variability along biophysical gradients.
Poster # 166. Thomas, Dana1, Stevens, M. Henry *,1, Keiffer, Carolyn1, 1 Miami University, Oxford, OH Morphological and physiological tradeoffs of American chestnut and other hardwoods in varying nutrient and light regimes.
Poster # 167. Bluhm, Andrew*,1, Hibbs, David1, 1 Department of Forest Science, Corvallis, OR, USA Testing assumptions about stand development: Effects of stand density and site quality.
Poster # 168. Madson, Stephanie*,1, Markewitz, Daniel1, 1 University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 30602 A new scorecard method for rapid assessment of sustainability of forest ecosystem function.
Poster # 169. Lyon, Jonathan*,1, Gross, Nicole*,1, 1 Merrimack College, North Andover, MA Patterns of woody plant diversity and plant-environmental relationships across three riparian corridors.
Poster # 170. Kennedy, Rebecca*,1, 2, 3, Olsen, Keith2, Pabst, Robert 2, Spies, Thomas1, 2, 1 USDA Forest Service, Corvallis, OR2 Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR3 firstname.lastname@example.org, Corvallis, OR Simulating dead wood dynamics over the next centuries in a landscape characterized by disturbance: The coastal province of Oregon, USA.
Poster # 171. Hane, Elizabeth*,1, 1 Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY Multifactor effects on tree regeneration and herbaceous community dynamics in the northern hardwood forest.
Poster # 172. Gilbert, John*,1, Meldahl, Ralph1, Kush, John1, Boyer, William2, 1 Auburn University, Auburn University, Alabama, USA2 USDA Forest Service, Auburn, Alabama, USA Effect of the environment on the growth of young longleaf pine.
Poster # 173. Case, Michael*,1, Peterson, David2, 1 University of Washington-Seattle, Seattle, WA2 USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Seattle, WA Fine-scale variability in growth-climate relationships of Douglas-fir, North Cascade Range, Washington.
Poster # 174. Fulton, Mark*,1, Harcombe, Paul2, 1 Bemidji State University, Bemidji, Minnesota, USA2 Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA Fine-scale predictability of forest community change: Varying the spatial and temporal windows.
Poster # 175. D'Amato, Anthony*,1, 2, Orwig, David2, 1 Department of Natural Resources Conservation, Amherst, MA, USA2 Harvard Forest, Petersham, MA, USA Old-growth forest composition and structure in the Cold River Gorge, Massachusetts.
Poster # 176. Barrett, Nels1, Metzler, Kenneth2, McVey, Shawn1, 1 USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, Tolland, CT, USA2 Geological and Natural History Survey of Connecticut, Hartford, CT, USA Ash-hickory woodland glades: An ecologically-distinctive vegetation type of northwestern Connecticut, USA.
Poster # 177. Romero-Saltos, Hugo*,1, Sternberg, Leonel1, Moreira, Marcelo2, Nepstad, Daniel3, 1 University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, USA2 Universidad de São Paulo (CENA), Piracicaba, São Paulo, Brazil3 The Woods Hole Research Center, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA Effect of rainfall exclusion on soil moisture movement and depth of water uptake by Amazonian trees.
Poster # 178. Bigelow, Seth*,1, North, Malcolm1, 2, Horwath, William3, 1 Sierra Nevada Research Center, Davis, CA, USA2 Department of Environmental Horticulture, Davis, CA, USA3 Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, Davis, CA, USA Soil moisture affects conifer shade tolerance.
Poster # 179. Devine, Warren*,1, Harrington, Constance1, 1 USDA Forest Service PNW Research Station, Olympia, WA, USA Root system morphology of Oregon white oak (Quercus garryana Dougl. ex Hook.) in coarse-textured soils.
Poster # 180. Yanai, Ruth*,1, Park, Byung Bae1, Hamburg, Steve2, 1 State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY, USA2 Brown University, Providence, RI, USA Root distribution with depth in young and old northern hardwood stands measured using quantitative soil pits.
Poster # 181. Woods, Kerry 1, 1 Natural Sciences, Bennington, VT, 05201 Rooting of prostrate stems: A life-history trait in suppressed Acer saccharum seedlings.
Poster # 182. Will, Rodney*,1, 1 University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 30602 The effects of nutrient availability on the fascicle morphology of different aged loblolly pine stands.
Poster # 183. Asshoff, Roman*,1, Zotz, Gerhard1, Körner, Christian1, 1 Universität Basel, Basel, Switzerland Phenology and growth of mature temperate forest trees at elevated CO2.
Poster # 184. Wang, Geoff *,1, Chhin, Sophan2, Bauerle, William3, 1 Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Clemson, SC, USA2 Department of Renewable Resources, Edmonton, AB, Canada3 Department of Horticulture, Clemson, SC, USA The effect of natural atmospheric CO2 fertilization suggested by open-grown white spruce in a dry environment.
Poster # 186. Ring, Seth*,1, 1 Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR Arthropod diversity and functional group structure in rotting logs of Northwest old growth forest.
Poster # 187. Crutcher, Candice*,1, Wayson, Craig1, 1 Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana Fine root dynamics in a mid-latitude deciduous forest.
Poster # 188. beiler, kevin*,1, gehring, catherine 1, theimer, tad1, 1 Northern arizona university, flagstaff, arizona, usa Ectomycorrhizal fungal responses to restoration of a southwest ponderosa pine forest: Implications for tassel-eared squirrels.
Poster # 189. Miadlikowska, Jolanta1, Arnold, A. Elizabeth1, Lutzoni, Francois1, 1 Department of Biology, Durham, North Carolina, USA Diversity of cryptic fungi inhabiting healthy lichen thalli in a temperate and tropical forest.
Poster # 190. Arnold, A. Elizabeth1, Sarvate, Snehal1, Lutzoni, Francois1, 1 Department of Biology, Durham, North Carolina, USA Diversity and specificity of endophytic fungi associated with representatives of major plant lineages in a temperate forest.
Poster # 191. Eells, Rebecca1, Henk, Daniel1, Arnold, A. Elizabeth1, Lutzoni, Francois1, Vilgalys, Rytas 1, 1 Department of Biology, Durham, North Carolina, USA Assessing diversity of foliar fungal endophytes in a mature loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) plantation.
Poster # 192. Reynolds, Barbara1, Hunter, Mark2, 1 University of North Carolina - Asheville, Asheville, NC2 University of Georgia, Athens, GA Nitrogen and carbon inputs from canopy herbivores : Comparing outbreak and endemic levels of herbivory.
Poster # 193. O'Connell, Kari*,1, 2, Harmon, Mark 1, Bruner, Howard 1, Spycher, Gody1, 1 Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA2 H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, Blue River, OR, USA Long-term aboveground carbon accumulation in Douglas-fir forests of the Pacific Northwest: A new approach.
Poster # 194. Mullin, Brady*,1, Tuininga, Amy1, Dighton, John2, Van Horn, Meghan1, Huskins, Rebecca1, Vargas, Alan1, 1 Fordham University, Armonk, NY2 Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ Ericaceous control of phosphorus availability following fire: interactions between ectomycorrhizal pitch pine (Pinus rigida) and ericoid mycorrhizal blueberry plants (Vaccinium angustifolium).
Poster # 195. KNOWLES, REBECCA*,1, PASTOR, JOHN2, BIESBOER, DAVID1, SNYDER, JOHN3, 1 University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota2 Natural Resources Research Institute, University of Minnesota-Duluth, Duluth, Minnesota3 Voyageurs National Park, National Park Service, International Falls, Minnesota Increased soil nitrogen associated with dinitrogen-fixing, terricolous lichens of the genus Peltigera in northern Minnesota.
Poster # 196. KIM, DONG*,1, PARK, IN2, JIN, HYUN3, SON, YOWHAN4, YI, MYOUNG5, 1 Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, Korea2 Sunchon National University, Sunchon, Korea3 Kyunghee University, Yongin, Korea4 Korea University, Seoul, Korea5 Kangwon National University, Chuncheon, Korea Effects of site conditions on vegetation development of the oak stands in Korea.
Poster # 197. KIM, R.H.*,1, SON, Y.1, Park, I.H.2, YI, M.J.3, JIN, H.O.4, KIM, D.Y.5, 1 Korea University, Seoul, Korea2 Sunchon National University, Sunchon, Korea3 Kangwon National University, Chunchun, Korea4 Kyunghee University, Suwon, Korea5 Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, Korea Biomass and nutrients distribution in a natural oak forest in southern Korea.
Poster # 198. Kelsey, Rick*,, Manter, Daniel, Swiss needle cast effects on Douglas-fir stem ethanol, oleoresin, and Douglas-fir beetle host selection.
Poster # 199. Kageyama, Stacie*,1, Posavatz, Nancy1, Jones, Sarah1, Waterstripe, Kirk1, Bottomley, Peter1, Cromack , Kermit1, Myrold, David1, 1 Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon Changes in bacterial and fungal communities following reciprocal transplant in forest and meadow sites in the Oregon Cascades.
Poster # 200. Hynes, Meagan*,1, Zasoski, Robert 1, Bledsoe, Caroline 1, 1 University of California, Davis, Davis, CA, USA Phosphorus and potassium leakage from mycorrhizal and uninoculated roots of Quercus douglasii.
Poster # 201. SMITH, J1, HEATH, L*,1, WOODBURY, P1, 1 Northeastern Research Station, Durham, NH, USA Standard forest carbon stocks and stock change for forest types of the U.S.
Poster # 202. Eaton, James*,1, Lawrence, Deborah1, 1 University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA The effects of age, cultivation history, and precipitation on forest carbon budgets of the southern Yucatan.
Poster # 203. DRONOVA, IRYNA*,1, ELLSWORTH, DAVID1, 1 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA Variation in carbon storage among landscape ecosystems at the University of Michigan Biological Station.
Poster # 204. Butcher, LaDean*,1, 2, Middleton, Elizabeth*,1, Entcheva-Campbell, Petya1, 3, Corp, Lawrence*,1, 2, McMurtrey, James2, 1 NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, USA2 USDA Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville, MD, USA3 University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, 21250 Effects of excess nitrogen on red maple, sweet gum and tulip poplar.
Poster # 205. Borden, Kara1, BassiriRad, Hormoz1, 1 University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL Differential effects of inorganic nitrogen forms on growth and biomass allocation responses of Acer saccharinum and Ulmus americanum seedlings to CO2 enrichment.
Poster # 206. Edmonds, Robert*,1, McAfee, Stephanie1, Mollett, Lauren1, 1 University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA Relationships between overstory litterfall and climate in an old-growth temperate rainforest, Olympic Peninsula, Washington.
Poster # 207. Rivera-Monroy, Victor1, Ewe, Sharon*,2, Twilley, Robert1, Coronado-Mollina, Carlos3, Castaneda, Edward 1, Grahl, Timothy2, 1 University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA2 Southeast Environmental Research Center, Miami, FL3 South Florida Water Management District, West Palm Beach, FL Leaf productivity in Florida coastal Everglades mangrove forests.
Poster # 208. French, Jennifer*,1, 1 University Of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA Is western hemlock dwarf mistletoe a keystone resource for insects in Pacific Northwest old-growth forests?
Poster # 209. Pecot, Stephen*,1, Mitchell, Robert1, Palik, Brian2, 1 Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center, Newton, GA, USA2 USDA Forest Service, North Central Research Station, Grand Rapids, MN, USA Competitive response to overstory disturbance in a longleaf pine forest: Separating above- and belowground effects.
Poster # 210. Halpern, Charles *,1, McKenzie, Donald2, Evans, Shelley1, Saracco, James3, Maguire, Douglas 4, Halaj, Juraj5, 1 University of Washington, Seattle, WA2 United States Forest Service, Seattle, WA3 The Institute for Bird Populations, Pt. Reyes Station, CA4 Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR5 Cascadien, Inc., Corvallis, OR Vegetation responses to varying levels and patterns of overstory retention: Early results of the DEMO experiment.
Poster # 211. Fiala, Anne1, Gray, Andrew2, Garman, Steven3, 1 The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA2 USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Corvallis, OR3 National Park Service, Moab, UT Patterns of canopy structural diversity in the managed forests of western Oregon.
Poster # 212. Allen, Elizabeth*,1, Nowak, Robert2, 1 University of Nevada-Reno, Reno, NV2 University of Nevada-Reno, Reno, NV Effects of overstory density on seed banks in pinyon-juniper woodlands.
Poster # 213. Schupp, Eugene*,1, Gómez, José2, Fuentes, Marcelino3, 1 Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA2 Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain3 Universidade da Coruña, La Coruña, Spain Spatial and microhabitat patterns of tree recruitment in three juniper woodlands in west-central Utah, USA.
Poster # 216. Bonnet, Véronique1, Schoettle, Anna1, Joyce, Linda1, 1 Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, CO Combined effects of competition and burn treatments on Pinus ponderosa germination and survival (Black Hills, South Dakota).
Poster # 217. Ishihara, Masae*,1, Kikuzawa, Kihachiro1, 1 Kyoto University, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan Shoot dynamics in masting species Betula grossa at shoot, branch and inidividual levels.
Poster # 218. Ibáñez, Inés*,1, Clark, James S. 1, LaDeau, Shannon1, 1 Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA Regional and temporal variability on habitat suitability for seedling establishment.
Poster # 219. Carper, Sarah*,1, Tripler, Christopher1, 2, Carreiro, Margaret1, 1 University of Louisville, Louisville, KY2 IES, Millbrook, NY A comparison of sapling recruitment of eight major tree species between a rural and an urban forest stand in Louisville, Kentucky.
Poster # 221. Collins, Rachel*,1, Fetterolf, Julie1, Redmore, Lauren1, 1 Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA White-tailed deer alter herbaceous plant communities through seed dispersal: The effects of deer density.
Poster # 220. Anderson, M Rebecca*,1, Anderson, Roger2, Goad, Rachel3, 1 email@example.com, Normal, IL2 firstname.lastname@example.org, Normal, IL3 Illinois State University, Normal, IL Seed dispersal and seedling survival in a tropical rainforest emergent tree.
Poster # 222. Anderson, Jill*,, Microhabitat associations of neotropical floodplain forest tree seedlings.
Poster # 223. Maerz, John*,1, Brown, Carrie1, Chapin, Carmen2, Blossey, Bernd1, 1 Ecology and Management of Invasive Plants Program, Ithaca, NY, USA2 National Parks Service, Ashalnd, WI, USA The secondary compounds of invasive plants are toxic to larval amphibians.
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