Contributed Oral Session 58: Forest Ecology: Riparian Areas
Tuesday, August 9, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM, Meeting Room 514 A, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
1:30 PM: Mettler-Cherry, Paige*,1, Smith, Marian 2, Heimann, David3, 1 Biology Department, St. Charles, MO, 633012 Department of Biological Sciences, Edwardsville, IL, 620263 United States Geolgical Survey, Lees Summit, MO, USA, Floodplain forest composition and hydrologic dynamics of the Horton Bottoms Natural Area, Vernon County, Missouri, USA.
1:50 PM: Diggins, Thomas*,1, Fairchild, William 1, Pfeil, Erin1, Kolenick, Joseph1, 1 Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH, USA, Primary succession of riparian broadleaf woodlands in Zoar Valley Canyon, New York, USA.
2:10 PM: Engelhardt, Katharina*,1, 1 University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Frostburg, MD, 21532, Effect of riparian buffer diversity and width on stem biomass and nativeness.
2:30 PM: Scribner, Nick*,1, 2, Bozek, Michael1, 2, Cook, James2, Rice, Keith2, 1 Wisconsin Coopertive Fisheries Research Unit, Stevens Point, WI, USA2 University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI, USA, Riparian area-littoral linkages: Forecasting recruitment of coarse woody structure from riparian areas to a north temperate lake littoral zone in Wisconsin.
2:50 PM: Copeland, Erin*,1, Keeton, William*,1, Sullivan, Mazeika, 1 University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA, Riparian vegetation structural variability and linkages with stream geomorphology in the Lake Champlain Basin, Vermont.
3:10 PM: , BREAK.
3:20 PM: Keeland, Bobby*,1, 1 USGS, National Wetlands Research Center, Lafayette, LA, USA, Flooding and natural regeneration of baldcypress (Taxodium distichum (L.) Rich.) at Caddo Lake, Texas.
3:40 PM: Frederick, Heather1, Walbridge, Mark1, 1 West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA, Forest composition and nutrient limitation in alluvial and blackwater floodplain forests of the southeastern United States.
4:00 PM: Hoeppner, Susanne*,1, Shaffer, Gary2, Perkins, Thais2, 1 Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA2 Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA, USA, Of droughts and hurricanes: A five-year study of the degraded cypress-tupelo swamps in the Lake Maurepas wetlands, Louisiana.
4:20 PM: Baker, Sue*,1, 2, Richardson, Alastair1, Barmuta, Leon1, Thomson, Russell1, 3, 1 University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia2 CRC for Sustainable Production Forestry, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia3 Menzies Research Institute, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, Unexpected response of terrestrial litter beetles to riparian zones of first order streams in Australian wet eucalypt forest.
4:40 PM: Hart, Stephanie*,1, Hibbs, David1, Perakis, Steven1, 2, 1 Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR2 USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, Corvallis, OR, Riparian litter inputs to streams in the Central Oregon Coast Range.
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