Poster Session 2: Forest Ecology
Monday, August 8, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, Exhibit Hall 220 A-E, Level 2, Palais des congrès de Montréal
Poster # 40. Fenton, Nicole*,1, Bergeron, Yves 1, 1 Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Rouyn-Noranda, Québec, Canada, Bryophytes as indicators of paludification after partial harvest in the eastern boreal forest.
Poster # 41. Swarbrick, Vanessa*,1, 2, Vetter, Mary 1, 1 Luther College, University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada2 Spencer Environmental Management Services Ltd., Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Assessing climate-related vegetation change through aerial photography – a study of the southern boreal forest.
Poster # 42. Boudreault, Catherine*,1, 2, Bergeron, Yves1, 2, Coxson, Darwyn3, Stevenson, Suzan4, 1 Groupe de recherche en écologie forestière interuniversitaire, Montréal, Québec, Canada2 Chaire industrielle CRSNG-UQAT-UQAM en aménagement forestier durable, Rouyn-Noranda, Québec, Canada3 University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, British Columbia, Canada4 Silvifauna Research, Prince George, British Columbia, Canada, Can partial-cuts recreate adequate microclimatic conditions for epiphytic lichen growth in boreal forests of eastern Canada?
Poster # 43. D'Amato, Anthony*,1, 2, Orwig, David*,1, 1 Harvard Forest, Petersham, MA, USA2 University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA, The structure, composition, and dynamics of old-growth forests in the Berkshire Hills and Taconic Mountains, western Massachusetts.
Poster # 44. Gómez-Aparicio, Lorena*,1, 2, Gómez, Jose María1, Zamora, Regino1, 1 University of Granada, Granada, Spain2 Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, New York, USA, Spatial patterns of seedling establishment at multiple scales: Do seedlings respond to all levels of patchiness?
Poster # 45. Rüger, Nadja*,1, Gutiérrez, Álvaro2, Kissling, W. Daniel1, Armesto, Juan2, 3, Huth, Andreas1, 1 UFZ Centre for Environmental Research, D-04301 Leipzig, Germany2 CMEB. Departamento de Ciencias Ecológicas, Santiago, Chile3 Centre for Advanced Studies in Ecology & Biodiversity, Santiago CP 6513677, Chile, Sustainable management of Chilean temperate evergreen rainforest: A simulation experiment.
Poster # 46. Li, Qinglin*,1, Moorhead, Daryl1, Chen, Jiquan1, DeForest, Jared1, Johnason, Mark2, 1 The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, USA2 The Missouri Department of Conservation RR2 Box198, Ellington, MO, USA, Effects of forest management on mixed leaf litter decomposition in MOFEP.
Poster # 47. ABE, Shin*,1, FUKAZAWA, Shinsaku2, TANOUCHI, Hiroyuki3, UTSUGI, Hajime1, 1 Hokkaido Research Center, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute (FFPRI), Sapporo, Japan2 Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Tokyo, Japan3 Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute (FFPRI), Tsukuba, Japan, Structure of regenerated plants in a selective cutting mixed forest in northern Japan.
Poster # 48. Acker, Marty1, Arthur, Mary1, 1 Universityof Kentucky, Lexington, KY, Mass and nutrient dynamics of coarse and fine woody debris in a chronosequence of northern hardwood forest stands.
Poster # 49. Arthur, Mary1, 1 University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, Stand dynamics in a subalpine Englemann spruce − subalpine fir forest in north central Colorado: Changes over 17 years.
Poster # 50. Berger, Michelle*,1, Parker, Geoffrey1, 1 Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD, USA, Patterns of fine litterfall from a long-term survey in an eastern deciduous forest.
Poster # 51. Blanco, Juan1, Imbert, J.1, Castillo, Federico1, Zavala, Miguel2, 1 Universidad Publica de Navarra, Pamplona, Navarra, Spain2 Universidad de Alcala, Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain, Importance of site-specific characteristic regarding thinning effects on nutrient cycling in two contrasting Pinus sylvestris L. forests in the Pyrenees (Northern Spain).
Poster # 52. Bohn, Kimberly*,1, Yanai, Ruth2, Nyland, Ralph2, 1 email@example.com, Syracuse, NY2 SUNY, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY, Spatial distribution of trees in northern hardwoods after selection system silviculture and diameter-limit cutting.
Poster # 53. Ruscoe, Wendy*,1, Elkinton, Joseph 2, Choquenot, David1, Allen, Robert1, 1 Landcare Research, Lincoln, Canterbury, New Zealand2 Department of Entomolgy, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA, Predation of beech seed by mice: effects of numerical and functional responses.
Poster # 54. Brese, Daniel*,1, Woods, Kerry1, 1 Bennington College, Bennington, VT, USA, Tip-up mounds in large gaps play an important role in old-growth forest dynamics.
Poster # 55. Brown, Susan*,1, Burton, Andrew1, Piket, Angela1, Pregtizer, Kurt1, 1 Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI, A field comparison of two dynamic chamber instruments for measuring forest soil respiration.
Poster # 56. Brown, Carissa1, Boutin, Celine2, 1 Ottawa-Carleton Institute of Biology, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada2 National Wildlife Research Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, The effect of historical land use on vegetation in woodlots of Eastern Ontario, Canada.
Poster # 57. Burton, Andrew*,1, Culclasure, John, 1 Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI, Root respiration and biomass in the forest floor and surface mineral soil of northern hardwood forests receiving chronic N additions.
Poster # 58. Busing, Richard1, Solomon, Allen2, 1 U.S. Geological Survey, Corvallis, OR2 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Corvallis, OR, Simulating effects of fire on forest composition and structure in the Pacific Northwest.
Poster # 59. Cage, Leonard1, Shumway, Durland*,1, Lewis, Mark*,1, 1 Frostburg State University, Frostburg, Maryland, Structural changes in an old growth eastern hemlock-northern hardwood stand in south-central Pennsylvania following invasion by the hemlock woolly adelgid.
Poster # 60. Caldeira, Maria *,1, Lecomte, Xavier1, Nogueira, Carla1, Moreira, Andreia1, Bugalho, Miguel2, Pereira, Joao1, 1 Dept of Forestry, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Lisbon, Portugal2 Center for Applied Ecology, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Lisbon, Portugal, Canopy and herbaceous cover effect on survival and growth of cork and holm oak.
Poster # 61. Chang Yang, Chia-Hao1, Lu, Chia-Ling1, Hsieh, Chang-Fu1, 1 National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, The seed rain and seedling establishment in the Fushan subtropical rain forest, Taiwan.
Poster # 62. Christenson, Lynn1, 2, Groffman, Peter1, Mitchell, Myron2, 1 Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY, USA2 SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY, USA, Snow, soil freezing and moose influence nitrogen and forest dynamics in a northern hardwood forest.
Poster # 63. Chun, Young-Moon*,1, Choi, Young D.1, 1 Purdue University Calumet, Hammond, IN 46323, USA, Vegetation dynamics in the pannes of Lake Michigan sand dunes.
Poster # 64. Claveau, Yves*,1, Comeau, Philip2, Messier, Christian1, 1 GREF interuniversitaire, Montréal, Québec, Canada2 Department of Renewable Resources, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Early above- and below-ground responses of sub-boreal conifer seedlings to various levels of canopy removal.
Poster # 65. Domke, Grant*,1, Caspersen, John1, Jones, Trevor1, 1 University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Rates and patterns of gap closure in a managed northern hardwood forest.
Poster # 66. Doucet, Jean*,1, 1 TransEnergie, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, A case of white-tailed deer controlling the woody vegetation in a powerline right-of-way located in a winter yard.
Poster # 68. Evans, Celia*,1, Mihuc, Janet1, Allen, James1, Twery, Mark2, 1 Paul Smith's College, Paul Smiths, NY, USA2 USDA Forest Service, Burlington, VT, Salamander and forest floor invertebrate abundances in response to a range of harvesting intensities in a northern hardwood forest.
Poster # 69. Figueiredo, Nivaldo*,1, Vieira, Ima*,2, 1 Universidade Federal do Maranhão-UFMA, São Luís, Maranhão, Brazil2 Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi-MPEG, Belém, Pará, Brazil, The survival of species with different life strategies and their influence on the regeneration of a small fragment of tropical forest in northeastern Brazil.
Poster # 70. Gagné, Caroline1, 2, Drapeau, Pierre1, 2, Imbeau, Louis1, 2, 1 Groupe de recherche en écologie forestière interuniversitaire, Montréal, Québec, Canada2 Chaire industrielle CRSNG UQAT-UQAM en aménagement forestier durable, Rouyn-Noranda, Québec, Canada, Effects of spatial configuration of habitat patches on the abundance of cavity nesting birds in boreal forest of Quebec, Canada.
Poster # 71. Gaudence, DJEGO, Brice, SINSIN, , Effect of exotic plant species on their undergrowth phytocenose species diversity.
Poster # 72. Goldsmith, Gregory*,1, Comita, Liza2, Morefield, Leslie3, Hubbell, Stephen2, 4, 1 Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME2 University of Georgia, Athens, GA3 Appalachian State University, Boone, NC4 Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Ancon, Republic of Panama, Impacts of long-term research on seedling dynamics in a permanent sample plot on Barro Colorado Island, Panama.
Poster # 73. Goolsby, Darroc1, 2, Boring, Lindsay1, 2, Wimberly, Michael2, 1 Joseph W. Jones Ecologic Research Center, Newton, GA2 University of Georgia, Athens, GA, Land use legacies and upland forest overstory structural change in southwest Georgia.
Poster # 74. Smith, Kenneth1, Livings, Jennifer*,1, Hane, Elizabeth1, 1 Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, USA, Effects of disturbance on the herbaceous layer in a northern hardwood forest: Differences in vegetation along trails and unpaved roads.
Poster # 75. Hao, Zhanqing1, Ye, Ji1, He, Fangliang2, 1 Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, 110016, China, Sehnyang2 Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB Canada T6G 2H1, Edmonton, Spatial patterns of tree species in a broad-leaved Korean pine mixed forest in Changbai Mountain, China.
Poster # 76. McLaren, Brian1, Hermanutz, Luise*,2, Gosse, John3, Kasimos, Costa2, Collet, Ben1, 1 Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, ON, Canada2 Memorial University, St. John's, NL, Canada3 Terra Nova National Park, Glovertown, NL, Canada, Do plants respond equally to browsing by overabundant moose?
Poster # 77. Hill, Steven*,1, Mallik, Azim2, Chen, Han2, 1 University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada2 Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, ON, Canada, Response of understorey vegetation to gaps in Populus tremuloides dominated forests in northeastern Ontario, Canada.
Poster # 78. Hughes, Josie*,1, Fall, Andrew2, Shore, Terry3, Riel, Bill3, Eng, Marvin4, Hall, Peter4, 1 Research Consultant, Nelson, British Columbia, Canada2 Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada3 Canadian Forest Service, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada4 British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Understanding landscape pattern and mountain pine beetle management in British Columbia.
Poster # 79. Huttunen, Liisa *,1, Niemelä, Pekka 1, Peltola, Heli 1, Rousi, Matti 2, Kellomäki, Seppo 1, 1 University of Joensuu, Faculty of Forestry, Joesuu, Finland2 Finnish Forest Research Institute, Punkaharju research station, Punkaharju, Finland, Compensatory growth of defoliated silver birch seedlings under changing climate and varying nitrogen availability.
Poster # 80. Koehler, Peter1, Huth, Andreas*,, 1 Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany, Impacts of logging in tropical rain forests with disturbed recruitment: A simulation study.
Poster # 81. Jia, Gensuo*,1, Burke, Ingrid1, Kaufmann, Merrill2, 1 Forest, Rangeland, and Watershed Stewardship, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA2 USDA Forest Service, Fort Collins, CO 80526, USA, Assessing the spatial patterns of forest fuel using spectral unmixing of vegetation components in the Front Range of Colorado.
Poster # 82. Jimenez-Castillo, Mylthon1, Lusk, Chris1, 1 Laboratorio de Ecologia Forestal, Departamento Botanica, Universidad de Concepcion., Concepción, Chile, Altitudinal distribution patterns of lianas: Relationships with their vascular anatomy and freeze embolism.
Poster # 83. Kayama, Masazumi*,1, Sasa, Kaichiro2, Kitao, Mitsutoshi1, Tobita, Hiroyuki1, Maruyama, Yutaka1, Koike, Takayoshi2, 1 Hokkaido Research Center, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan2 Hokkaido University Forests, FSC, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, Growth characteristics of seedlings of three spruce species raised on serpentine soil in northern Japan.
Poster # 84. Kellner, James1, Thomas, Robert*,1, Peart, David1, Clark, Matthew*,2, Clark, David3, 4, 1 Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire2 University of California, Santa Barbara3 University of Missouri -, St. Louis4 La Selva Biological Station, Puerto Viejo de, Sarapiqui, Costa Rica, A new remote sensing method for tropical tree mapping and monitoring at larger spatial scales.
Poster # 85. Kern, Ruth Ann*,1, Bono, Lori*,1, 1 California State University, Fresno, Fresno, CA, The effects of thinning and prescribed fire on seed production of Sierran conifers.
Poster # 86. Kunstler, Georges*,1, Coomes, David2, CANHAM, CHARLES 3, 1 Cemagref – U.R. DFCF, Ecologie Appliquée des Milieux Boisés, 24, av. des Landais, Aubière, 63172, France2 Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB3 2EA, UK3 Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Box AB, Millbrook, New York, USA, Angiosperm trees outgrow conifer on fertile and infertile soils in New Zealand.
Poster # 87. Lake, Jeffrey*,1, Hubbell, Stephen1, 1 University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA, Limiting similarity in a temperate forest tree community.
Poster # 88. Lee, Mi-Sun*,1, Koizumi, Hiroshi1, 1 Gifu University, Gifu, Japan, Evaluation of empirical regression models for predicting interannual variation in soil respiration in a cool-temperate deciduous broad-leaved forest in Japan.
Poster # 89. LENIERE, Alexandre*,1, HOULE, Gilles1, 1 Université Laval, Sainte-Foy, Québec, Canada, Response of understorey plant diversity to reduced forest structural heterogeneity.
Poster # 90. Long, Robert1, Apsley, David2, Rebbeck, Joanne1, 1 USDA Forest Service, Delaware, OH2 Ohio State University Extension, Piketon, OH, Oak and maple stump sprout dynamics in response to thinning and burning treatments in southern Ohio.
Poster # 91. Lopez-Toledo, Leonel *,1, Martinez-Ramos, Miguel 1, Burslem, David2, 1 Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas - UNAM, Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico2 University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom, Distribution, abundance and demography of Guaiacum sanctum in managed and conserved areas of Mexico.
Poster # 92. Lux, Heidi*,1, Orwig, David1, Jefts, Sultana1, Foster, David1, 1 Harvard University, Petersham, MA, USA, Changes in ecosystem response associated with hemlock woolly adelgid infestation and preemptive logging in southern New England.
Poster # 93. Marx, Laura*,1, Walters, Michael1, 1 Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, The eastern hemlock-yellow birch association: Similar seedling requirements lead to tangled trees.
Poster # 94. McCarthy, Brian1, 1 Ohio University, Athens, OH, An experimental study of anthropogenic disturbance and hardwood forest regeneration.
Poster # 95. McCain, Christina*,1, 2, 1 University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL2 Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project - INPA, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil, Direct and indirect effects of mutualists and antagonists on plant reproductive success in Rapatea ulei: SEM and complex natural systems.
Poster # 96. Bogich, Tiffany*,1, Shea, Katriona1, Liebhold, Andrew 2, 1 The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA2 USDA Forest Service, Morgantown, WV, Optimization of the monitoring and management of the North American Gypsy Moth.
Poster # 97. Coonley, Angela *,1, Pallardy, Stephen1, 1 Department of Forestry, Columbia, MO, USA, Long-term successional trends in an oak-dominated forest in central Missouri.
Poster # 98. Papaik, Michael*,, Canham, Charles, , Canopy tree competition along environmental gradients in southern New England forests.
Poster # 99. Kotroczó, Zsolt1, Krakomperger, Zsolt1, Papp, Maria*,2, Bowden, Rishard D.3, Tóth, Janos1, 1 University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary2 University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary3 Allegheny College, Meadville, PA, Thirty-one years of change in vegetation composition of a Central European oak forest at the Sikfokut ILTER.
Poster # 100. Paquette, Alain1, Bouchard, André1, Cogliastro, Alain1, 1 Institut de recherche en biologie végétale;, Montréal, Québec, Canada, Enrichment of degraded early-successional forests : analysis of a six year experiment in north-eastern North America.
Poster # 101. Patten, Ruth*,1, Wyckoff, Peter1, 1 University of Minnesota-Morris, Morris, MN, USA, Growth and abundance of buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica) and bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa) saplings in a west central Minnesota forest as a function of light availability and soil moisture.
Poster # 102. Santana, Mirna*,, Lao, Suzanne2, 2 Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama, Effect of four year teak (Tectona grandis) plantation on understory species composition.
Poster # 103. Stanton, Sharon*,1, 1 Portland State University, Portland, OR, USA, The role of a dwarf parasite in forested landscapes.
Poster # 104. Suyama, Yoshihisa*,1, Maruyama, Kaoru1, Tomita, Mizuki2, Takahashi, Makoto3, Seiwa, Kenji1, 1 Tohoku University, Naruko, Japan2 Yokohama National University, Yokohama, Japan3 Forest Tree Breeding Center, Hitachi, Japan, Population dynamics of seedlings of Fagus crenata revealed by parentage analysis with microsatellite DNA.
Poster # 105. Takahashi, Koichi*,1, Rustandi, Agus1, 1 Shinshu University, Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan, Responses of crown development to canopy openings by saplings of eight tropical submontane forest tree species in Indonesia: comparison with cool temperate trees.
Poster # 67. Lefrançois, Marie-Lou*,1, Beaudet, Marilou1, Messier, Christian1, 1 Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada, Variation in tree allometry and crown openness of sugar maple, yellow birch and eastern hemlock along a potential evapotranspiration deficit gradient.
Poster # 106. Tessier, Jack*,1, 1 Biology Department, New Britain, CT, 06053, Phenological patterns among understory plant species of northwestern Connecticut.
Poster # 107. Thomas, Miranda1, Sanford, Robert1, 1 University of Denver, Denver, CO, Lower Treeline in the Foothills of the Colorado Front Range.
Poster # 108. Crone, Elizabeth, Torres, Glendaly *,, , Cost of Flowering, Fruiting and Seeding as Possible Cause of Mast Seeding in Astragalus scaphoides.
Poster # 109. Trigo, Nuri1, 1 Departamento el Hombre y su Ambiente, México, D.F., México, Growth of conifers and vegetation loss in a temperate forest of central Mexico.
Poster # 110. Twery, Mark*,1, Wade, Gary1, 1 USDA Forest Service, Burlington, VT, USA, Understory plant community response to silvicultural treatments in northern hardwood forests of northern New York.
Poster # 111. Utsugi, Hajime*,1, Liang, Naishen3, Watanabe, Tsutomu2, Abe, Shin1, Tobita, Hiroyuki1, Maruyama, Yutaka1, 1 Hokkaido Research Center, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan3 CGER, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan2 Forestry and Forest products Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, Stem respiration in a secondary northern hardwood forest in Japan.
Poster # 112. Warkentin, Ian1, Thompson, Randy2, Flemming, Stephen3, 1 Memorial University, Corner Brook, NL, Canada2 Gros Morne National Park of Canada, Rocky Harbour, NL, Canada3 Atlantic Service Centre - Parks Canada, Halifax, NS, Canada, Variable impact of nest predation in a changing boreal forest landscape.
Poster # 113. Woodman, Brett*,1, Suffling, Roger1, 1 The School of Planning, Waterloo, On N2L 3G1, Canada, The effect of fire date on post-fire legacies in north-western Ontario red pine (Pinus resinosa) mixedwoods.
Poster # 114. Yury, Rozhkov*,1, 1 State natural reserve "Olekminsky", Olekminsk, Republic Sakha, Russian Federation, Use GIS and space pictures in monitoring of boreal woods of Southwest Yakutia.
Poster # 115. Zhang, Jin-tun*,1, Meng, Dongping2, 1 Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China2 Shanxi University, Taiyuan, China, Spatial pattern of individuals in different age-classes of Larix principis-rupprechtii in Luya Mountain Reserve, North China.
Poster # 116. Zhang, Yuandong*,1, Liu, Shirong, Zhao, Changming, 1 Chinese Academy of Forestry, Beijing, China, Spatial pattern of sub-alpine forest restoration in west Sichuan, China.
Poster # 117. Zhao, Yonghua*,1, 2, 3, Lei, Ruide2, Jia, Xia1, 3, He, Xingyuan1, 1 Chang'an University, Xi’an, China2 Northwest Sci-Tech University of Agriculture and Forestry, Xi'an, Yangling Distirct, China3 Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, China, Quantitative analysis on sharp-tooth oak stands in Mt. Qinling.
Poster # 118. Zheng, Daolan*,1, Li, Qinglin1, Chen, Jiquan1, Jensen, Randy2, Kabrick, John3, 1 Department of Earth, Ecologic, and Environmental Sciences, Toledo, OH, USA2 Missouri Department of Conservation, Ellington, MO, USA3 Forest Science Lab, USDA Forest Service, Columbia, MO, USA, Linking remote sensing with field observations for aboveground biomass estimates in Southeast Missouri Ozark landscape.
Poster # 119. Zigouris, Joanna1, Malcolm, Jay2, Heaven, Irene3, 1 Wildlife Conservation Society Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada2 Faculty of Forestry, Toronto, Ontario, Canada3 Glenside Ecological Services Limited, Minden, Ontario, Canada, Effects of varying canopy removal on the abundance of red backed salamanders (Plethodon cinereus) in the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence forest region of central Ontario.
Poster # 120. Ko Heinrichs, Derrick1, Tardif, Jacques1, Bergeron, Yves2, 1 Centre for Forest Interdisciplinary Research, University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada2 Chaire industrielle CRSNG-UQAT-UQAM en aménagement forestier durable, Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Rouyn-Noranda, Québec, Canada, Intra-annual xylem development in seven boreal tree species.
Poster # 121. Li, Maihe*,1, 2, Schaub, Marcus1, Cherubini, Paolo1, Kräuchi, Norbert1, 1 WSL, Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research, Birmensdorf, Zurich, Switzerland2 Chengdu Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, Physiological and Growth Responses of Abies alba Trees to Defoliation.
Poster # 122. Bauerle, William*,1, Wang, G. Geoff1, Bowden, Joseph1, Hong, Christina2, 1 Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA2 Governors School of Math and Science, Hartsville, SC, USA, Effects of water stress on photosynthesis and water use efficiency in American chestnut.
Poster # 123. Garcia-Guerrero, Andrea*,1, Oberbauer, Steven 1, Clark, David2, Olivas, Paulo3, Ordoñez, Harlyn3, 1 Florida International University, Miami, FL2 University of Missouri-St. Louis, St. Louis, MO3 La Selva Biological Station, Puerto Viejo, Sarapiqui, Costa Rica, Leaf optical properties across vertical transects in tropical rain forest canopies.
Poster # 124. Huebner, Cynthia*,1, Miller, Gary1, 1 Northeastern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Morgantown, WV, USA, Herbaceous species response to subcanopy light treatments and deer exclusion in mature second-growth forests.
Poster # 125. Iijima, Yoshihiro*,1, Ishikawa, Mamoru1, Kadota, Tsutomu1, Ohata, Tetsuo1, 1 Institute of Observational Research for Global Change, JAMSTEC, Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan, Seasonal variation in xylem sap flow in relation to environmental regulation at the north-faced larch forest slope in northern Mongolia.
Poster # 126. Kurokawa, Hiroko*,1, 2, Nakashizuka, Tohru2, 1 Kyoto University, Otsu, Shiga, Japan2 Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan, Are plant leaves less susceptible to herbivory less decomposable?: a study from Bornean forests in Malaysia.
Poster # 127. Legault, Nicolas*,1, Lavallée, Robert2, Mauffette, Yves1, 1 Groupe de recherche en écologie forestière interuniversitaire (GREFi), Montreal, Quebec, Canada2 Natural Resources Canada, Sainte-Foy, Quebec, Canada, Seasonal changes in host bark chemistry and morphology affecting the oviposition performance of the white pine weevil.
Poster # 128. Planells, Octavi1, Andreu, Laia1, Gutiérrez, Emilia *,1, Schleser, Gerhard H. 2, 1 Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain2 Research Center Juelich (FZJ), Juelich, Germany, Geographic and specific different responses to summer drought and increasing CO2 determined by tree-ring widths and 13C chronologies in five Iberian pine forests.
Poster # 129. Thomas, Richard1, van Bloem, Skip1, Briden, Sarah1, Herrick, Jeffrey2, 1 West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, US2 Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC, US, Photosynthetic capacity of young and old leaves of sweetgum trees grown in elevated atmospheric CO2.
Poster # 130. Reis, Anne*,1, Will-Wolf, Susan1, Nelsen, Matthew1, Trest, Marie1, Makholm, Martha2, Rolih, Kasey3, 1 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI2 Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Madison, WI3 University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, Application at two different scales of a lichen bioindicator.
Poster # 132. Rossi, Sergio*,1, Deslauriers, Annie1, Anfodillo, Tommaso1, 1 Università degli Studi di Padova, Padova, Italy, Effects of temperature on intra-annual dynamics of tree-ring formation in conifers of the Alpine timberline.
Poster # 133. Tobita, Hiroyuki*,1, Utsugi, Hajime1, Kitao, Mitsutoshi1, Kayama, Masazumi1, Maruyama, Yutaka1, 1 Hokkaido Research Center, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Sapporo, Japan, Acclimation of photosynthetic activity to irradiance within the canopy of three deciduous broadleaf tree species in northern Japan.
Poster # 134. Wang, G. Geoff1, Bauerle, William1, Mudder, Brian1, 1 Clemson University, Clemson, SC, Effects of light acclimation on the photosynthesis, growth, and biomass allocation in Castanea dentata L. seedlings.
Poster # 136. Peterjohn, William*,1, Gress, Stephen1, 1 West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, Testing the association between tree species and soil properties: Do watershed patterns reflect those of individual trees?
Poster # 138. Clinton, Barton *,1, Knoepp, Jennifer1, 1 USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station, Otto, NC, USA, Riparian zone structure and function in southern Appalachain mountain 1st order catchments.
Poster # 139. De-Xin, Guan 1, 1 Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, Liaoning, PR China, CO2 flux over old temperate mixed forest in North- eastern China.
Poster # 140. Butnor, John*,1, Johnsen, Kurt1, Wikstrom, Per2, Lundmark, Tomas 3, Linder, Sune4, 1 USDA Forest Service, Research Triangle Pa, NC, USA2 Radarteam Sweden AB, Boden, Sweden3 SLU Experimental Forests, Vindeln, Sweden4 SLU, Southern Swedish Forest Research Center, Alnarp, Sweden, Imaging taproots with borehole radar.
Poster # 141. Zhang, Shouren1, Dang, Qing-Lai*,1, 1 Faculty of Forestry and the Forest Environment, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, Effects of elevated [CO2] and nutrient on photosynthetic functions of birch seedlings.
Poster # 142. del Fierro, Katrina*,1, Zafar, Hina1, Patterson, Angelica1, Callahan, Hilary1, 1 Barnard College, New York, NY, Impacts of chronic N amendments on tree reproduction in an oak-dominated stand at Harvard Forest.
Poster # 143. Edwards, Jenny1, Eissenstat, David1, 1 Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, Growth response of hardwood and conifer trees under different calcium nutrient regimes.
Poster # 144. Fabio, Eric*,1, Arthur, Mary1, 1 University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, Stand-level control of nitrogen cycling and decomposition by oak and sugar maple at Mammoth Cave National Park.
Poster # 145. Fatemi, Farrah 1, Yanai, Ruth 1, 1 Faculty of Forest and Natural Resources Management, Syracuse, NY, Aboveground biomass and nutrient content in developing northern hardwood stands.
Poster # 146. Fredeen, Arthur*,1, 2, Pypker, Thomas3, Waughtal, Jennifer2, 1 Faculty of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, Prince George, BC, Canada2 Ecosystem Science and Management, Prince George, BC, Canada3 College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Corvallis, OR, U.S.A., When do sub-boreal clearcuts become net sinks for CO2.
Poster # 147. Giardina, Christian*,1, Parsons, William2, King, John3, Loya, Wendy 3, Pregitzer, Kurt 3, Lindroth, Richard4, 1 USDA Forest Service, Houghton, MI2 Laval University, Montreal, Quebec3 Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI4 University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, The Effects of elevated CO2 and O3 on litterfall in aspen stands and mixed stands of aspen and birch.
Poster # 148. Homyak, Peter1, Burns, Douglas2, Germain, Rene1, Briggs, Russel1, Yanai, Ruth1, 1 SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY, USA2 USGS, Troy, NY, USA, Nitrogen immobilization by woodchip application: protecting water quality in a northern hardwood forest.
Poster # 149. Horn, Kari *,1, Kaye, Jason2, 1 Arizona State University, Tempe2 The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Ecosystem effects of bark beetle infestation in a ponderosa pine forest.
Poster # 150. Jerabkova, Lucie*,1, Prescott, Cindy 1, 1 University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Soil nitrate in boreal mixedwoods: effect of forest type and clear-cut harvesting.
Poster # 152. Kilpeläinen, Jouni*,1, Finér, Leena1, Domisch, Timo1, Jurgensen, Martin2, Niemelä, Pekka3, Sundström, Liselotte4, 1 Finnish Forest Research Institute, Joensuu, Finland2 Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan3 University of Joensuu, Joensuu, Finland4 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, Metal concentrations in ant (Formica rufa group) mounds differ from those in the forest floor in eastern Finland.
Poster # 154. Kim, Eunsook*,1, Kang, Sinkyu2, Kim, Youngil3, Hwang, Taehee4, Kim, Joon5, 1 Forest Ecology, Seoul, South Korea2 Forest Ecology, Chunchon, Kangwon-do, South Korea3 Forest ecology, Seoul, South Korea4 Forest ecology, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A5 Micrometeorology, Seoul, South Korea, Scaling of eddy covariance measurements and plot-based surveys for validation of MODIS GPP in a topographically complex forested landscape.
Poster # 156. Lee, Im Kyun*,1, Son, Yowhan2, Lim, Jong Hwan1, Kim, Young Kul1, 1 Korea Forest Research Institute, Seoul, KOREA2 Korea University, Seoul, KOREA, Effects of fertilization on soil nitrogen mineralization at a pitch pine and Japanese larch plantations in central Korea.
Poster # 157. Lee, Eun1, Yi, Jong1, Park, Dong1, Song, Uhram1, Mun, Hyeong2, 1 Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea2 Kongju National University, Kongju, Korea, Decay rate and nutrient dynamics during wood decomposition.
Poster # 158. Douhovnikoff, Vladimir*,, , Clonal growth in woody plants.
Poster # 160. McCarthy Neumann, Sarah*,1, Kobe, Richard 1, 1 Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, Response to soil pathogens as a function of adult abundance and shade tolerance classification in tropical tree seedlings.
Poster # 161. Munson, Alison*,1, Coyea, Marie1, Parsons, William1, 1 Université Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada, Shifts in litterfall and decomposition under intensive silviculture regimes in pine (Pinus strobus L.) plantations.
Poster # 162. Ohashi, Mizue*,1, Kume, Tomonori*,2, Kumagai , Tomo'omi *,3, Saito, Taku *,3, Gyokusen, Koichiro *,3, Suzuki , Masakazu*,2, 1 Finnish Forest Research Institute, Joensuu, Finland2 University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan3 Kyusyu University, Fukuoka, Japan, Temporal and spatial variation in soil respiration in a Bornean tropical rainforest in Sarawak, Malaysia.
Poster # 163. Park, Hyun*,1, Lee, Myung1, Kim, Pan2, 1 Korea Forest Research Institute, Seoul, KOREA2 Sangju National University, Sangju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, KOREA, Measurement of soil dynamics for the resilience assay of soil ecosystem after forest fire at a Pinus densiflora stand in eastern Korea.
Poster # 164. Park, Byung Bae*,1, Yanai, Ruth 1, Fahey, Timothy2, 1 SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY, USA2 Cornell University, Itacha, NY, USA, Cross-site study of fine root biomass and productivity along a calcium supply gradient in north temperate forest ecosystems.
Poster # 165. Perez, Cecilia*,1, Carmona, Martin1, Aravena, Juan1, Fariña, Jose1, Necochea, Pablo1, Armesto, Juan1, 1 P. Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile, Land cover change from primary to secondary forests: effects on the nitrogen cycle in Chiloe island.
Poster # 166. Piatek, Kate*,1, 1 West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA, Implications for forest productivity of the fate of N released from foliar litter.
Poster # 167. Pritchard, Seth *,1, Runion, G. Brett2, Prior, Steve2, Davis, Mike3, Mitchell, Robert4, Rogers, Hugo2, 1 College of Charleston, Charleston, SC, USA2 USDA-ARS National Soil Dynamics Laboratory, Auburn, AL, USA3 University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS, USA4 Joseph Jones Ecological Research Center, Newton, GA, USA, Effects of elevated atmospheric CO2 on root biomass production are mediated by plant competition.
Poster # 168. Roy, Vincent*,1, Thiffault, Nelson1, 1 Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune, Sainte-Foy, Québec, Canada, How did Quebec achieve zero herbicide in forestry.
Poster # 170. Sipe, Timothy*,1, Clowers, Jennifer1, Sanchez Sierra, Alejandro1, Vuong, Julie1, 1 Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, USA, Temporal and spatial variation of nearground atmospheric carbon dioxide in a mixed hardwood-hemlock forest in central Massachusetts.
Poster # 171. Kim, Rae Hyun*,, Son, Yowhan, Yi, Myong Jong, Jin, Hyun O, Kim, Dong Yeob, Park, In Hyeop, , Influence of species and geography on soil properties of natural oak forests in Korea.
Poster # 172. Turner, Greg*,1, 2, Lewis, J.D.1, Schuster, W.S.F.3, 1 Fordham University, Armonk, NY2 West Chester University of Pennylvania, West Chester, PA3 Black Rock Forest Consortium, Cornwall, NY, Effects of nitrogen on ectomycorrhizal abundance and diversity from red oak seedlings grown in contrasting soils.
Poster # 173. Huang, Jianhui *,1, Wang, Lixin2, Wang, Jin2, Mou, Paul3, 1 Laboratory of Quantitative Vegetation Ecology, Institute of Botany, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China2 Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA3 Department of Biology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, USA, Geostatistical analysis on total and available nitrogen patterns in an evergreen broad-leaf forest of southwestern China.
Poster # 174. WANG, Wen-Jie1, ZU, Yuan-Gang1, ZHANG, Xian-Quan1, HIRANO, Takashi 2, KOIKE, Takayoshi 3, 1 Key Laboratory of Forest Plant Ecology of the Ministry of Education, Northeast Forestry Univ., Harbin 150040, Heilongjiang Province, P.R, China2 Graduate School of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060-8589, Hokkaido, Japan3 Hokkaido University Forests, FSC, Sapporo 060-0809, Hokkaido, Japan, Soil respiration and its components of five forests in Northeast China.
Poster # 175. LAIYE, QU1, SATOSHI, KITAOKA1, KAICHIRO, SASA1, TAKAYOSHI, KOIKE1, 1 Hokkaido University, SAPPORO, HOKKAIDO, JAPAN, Influence of environmental factors, soil carbon, and soil microorganism biomass on soil microbial respiration in a Japanese larch forest.
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