Contributed Oral Session 83: Human Impacts on Coastal Areas
Wednesday, August 10, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Meeting Room 520 A, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
8:00 AM: Bromberg, Keryn*,1, Bertness, Mark1, 1 Brown University, Providence, RI, United States, Scars on the land: Two centuries of human disturbance of New England salt marshes.
8:20 AM: Elsdon, Travis *,1, Russell, Bayden1, Gillanders, Bronwyn1, Connell, Sean1, 1 University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, Nutrients increase epiphyte loads: broad scale observations and an experimental assessment.
8:40 AM: Paimpillil, Joseph1, Joseph, Thresiamma2, Krishnan, Balachandran2, 1 Center for Earth Research & Environment Management, Cochin 172 National Insitute of Oceanography, Cochin 18, Groundwater flux and productivity bloom in coastal Arabian Sea.
9:00 AM: McMillan, Brett*,1, 2, Day, Frank1, 3, 1 Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA2 email:, firstname.lastname@example.org email:, email@example.com, Floristic dynamics on the barrier island 'pimples' of the Virginia Coast Reserve LTER site.
9:20 AM: Granek, Elise*,1, 1 Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA, Effects of mangrove removal on algal growth: Biotic and abiotic changes with potential implications for adjacent coral patch reefs.
9:40 AM: , BREAK.
9:50 AM: Naidoo, Gonasageran *,1, 1 University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South africa, Soil physico-chemical factors contribute to dwarfing in the mangrove, Avicennia marina.
10:10 AM: TAM, Nora F.Y.*,, Wong, A.H.Y., Wong, Y.S., , Fate of nitrogen in mangrove wetland.
10:30 AM: Ohimain, Elijah, , The role of dredging in the emergence of coastal invasive species in the Niger delta.
10:50 AM: Lambrinos, John*,1, Strong, Donald2, Civille, Janie1, Bando, Jun1, 1 Department of Environmental Science and Policy, Davis, CA, U.S.A.2 Section of Evolution and Ecology, Davis, CA, U.S.A., Highly variable spatial and temporal patterns of seedling recruitment in invading populations of Spartina alterniflora.
11:10 AM: Brantley, Steven*,1, Young, Donald1, 1 Department of Biology, Richmond, VA, USA, Spatial/temporal variations in LAI and light environment in Myrica cerifera shrub thickets: A comparative approach.
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