Organized Oral Session 51: Predictability of vegetation dynamics: From quadrats to landscapes, from years to decades
Organizer(s): MR Fulton and PA Harcombe
Thursday, August 11, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM, Meeting Room 511 C, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
1:30 PM: Fulton, Mark*,1, Harcombe, Paul2, 1 Bemidji State University, Bemidji, Minnesota2 Rice University, Houston, Texas, It matters how you slice it: space and time axes in the analysis of forest stand dynamics.
1:50 PM: Fowler, Norma*,1, Batchelor, Margaret1, 1 University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA, Understanding the juniper juggernaut: patterns and mechanisms of shrub encroachment in central Texas.
2:10 PM: Collins, Scott*,1, Calabrese, Laura1, Smith, Melinda2, Fay, Phil3, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA2 Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA3 University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN, USA, Climate drivers and rate of change in mesic and arid grasslands.
2:30 PM: Rooney, Thomas*,1, Rogers, David1, Hawbaker, Todd2, Radeloff, Volker2, Waller, Donald1, 1 Department of Botany, Madison, WI, USA2 Department of Forest Ecology and Management, Madison, WI, USA, Local versus landscape predictors of invasive plant colonization and abundance in midwestern forests.
2:50 PM: Rogers, David*,, Rooney, Thomas, Waller, Donald, , Predictability and change over fifty years in southern Wisconsin forests.
3:10 PM: , BREAK.
3:20 PM: Meiners, Scott*,1, 1 Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL, Temporal and spatial aspects of predictability within a 47 year record of plant succession.
3:40 PM: Snyder, John*,1, 1 National Park Service, International Falls, Minnesota, USA, Predicting forest dynamics: Moving from stand to landscape simulation models.
4:00 PM: Woods, Kerry1, 1 Bennington College, Bennington, VT, USA, Old-growth forests are rarely equilibrial, but they are sometimes predictable.
4:20 PM: Little, Amanda*,1, 2, 1 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI2 US Geological Survey Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, MD, The influence of multiple levels of organization upon predictability in beaver-impacted wetland plant communities.
All materials copyright The Ecological Society of America (ESA), and may not be used without written permission.