Organized Oral Session 32: Forest disturbance regimes in the circumboreal forest zone: Natural variability and implications for forest management and biodiversity conservation
Organizer(s): S Gauthier, T Kuuluvainen, and D Kneeshaw
Wednesday, August 10, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Meeting Room 516 C, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
8:00 AM: Yaroshenko, Alexey*,1, 1 Greenpeace Russia, Moscow, Moscow, Russia, Natural disturbances and current forestry practices in European Russia.
8:20 AM: Kuuluvainen, Timo*,1, 1 Department of Forest Ecology, Helsinki, Finland, Natural disturbance dynamics of boreal forests in Fennoscandia: Implications for management and conservation.
8:40 AM: De Grandpré, Louis1, Boucher, Dominique1, 2, 1 Canadian Forest Service, Sainte-Foy, Québec, Canada2 Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada, On the importance of secondary disturbances in boreal forest of eastern Canada.
9:00 AM: Tardif, Jacques1, 1 Centre for Forest Interdisciplinary Research (C-FIR), Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Natural disturbance dynamics in the boreal plains of central Canada.
9:20 AM: Burton, Philp*,1, Taylor, Steve2, 1 Canadian Forest Service, Prince George, B.C., Canada2 Canadian Forest Service, Victoria, B.C., Canada, The disturbance ecology of northwestern Canada: Factors and consequences.
9:40 AM: , BREAK.
9:50 AM: Lloyd, Andrea*,1, Wilson, Alexis1, Fastie, Christopher1, Landis, R. Matthew1, 1 Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, USA, Population dynamics of black spruce at its northern limit in the Brooks Range, Alaska.
10:10 AM: Calef, Monika*,1, McGuire, A. David2, Chapin, F. Stuart1, DeWilde, La'ona3, 1 Institute of Arctic Biology, Fairbanks, AK2 U.S. Geological Survey Alaska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Fairbanks, AK3 Biology and Wildlife Department, Fairbanks, AK, The human footprint on wildfire in the boreal forest of interior Alaska.
10:30 AM: Bergeron, Yves1, 2, Leduc, Alain 2, Gauthier, Sylvie3, Flannigan, Mike 4, 1 UQAT/UQAM Chair in sustainable forest mangement, Rouyn-Noranda, québec, Canada2 Groupe de recherche en écologie forestière interuniversitaire, Montreal, québec, Canada3 Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre, Ste-Foy, Québec, Canada4 Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Great Lakes Forestry Centre, Sault Ste-Marie, Ontario, Canada, Canadian boreal forest fire regimes and their implication for sustainable forest management and biodiversity conservation.
10:50 AM: Pearson, Audrey*,1, Mitchell, Stephen1, Lanquaye, Naa1, 1 University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Wind disturbance patterns in Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands), British Columbia.
11:10 AM: Gauthier, Sylvie1, Claveau, Yves2, Kneeshaw, Daniel2, 1 Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Sainte-Foy, Quebec, Canada2 UQAM, Montreal, Québec, Canada, Integration of secondary disturbances into an ecosystem management framework for boreal forests.
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