Contributed Oral Session 130: Forest Infestations and Mortality
Thursday, August 11, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM, Meeting Room 514 A, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
1:30 PM: Moustakas, Aristides *,1, Guenther, Matthias2, Wiegand, Kerstin1, Mueller, Karl Heinz2, Ward, David3, Meyer, Katrin1, 1 Institute of Ecology, Jena 07743, Germany2 Department of Geography, Research Lab GIS & Remote Sensing, 35037 Marburg, Germany3 School of Botany & Zoology, Scottsville 3209, South Africa, Size-class distribution of Acacia erioloba mortality: the middle class shall die!.
1:50 PM: Hanson, D. Eric1, 1 American Samoa Community College, Pago Pago, AS, USA, Characterization of mortality rate in tropical rainforest plantation trees.
2:10 PM: Wiser, Susan*,1, Allen, Robert1, Benecke, Udo2, Baker, Gordon3, Peltzer, Duane1, 1 Landcare Research, Lincoln, New Zealand2 private consultant, Christchurch, New Zealand3 private consultant, Rangiora, New Zealand, Tree growth and mortality after small-group harvesting in New Zealand old-growth Nothofagus forests.
2:30 PM: Hartmann, Henrik1, Messier, Christian 1, Beaudet, Marilou 1, 1 Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Mortality among mature sugar maple and yellow birch trees following selection harvest in the northern hardwoods of Quebec, Canada.
2:50 PM: Caspersen, John*,1, 1 Faculty of Forestry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Elevated mortality of residual trees following single-tree felling in northern hardwood forests.
3:10 PM: , BREAK.
3:20 PM: Lynch, Heather*,1, Moorcroft, Paul1, 1 Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA, Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Insect-Fire Interactions.
3:40 PM: James, Patrick1, Fortin, Marie-Josee1, Kneeshaw, Daniel2, 1 University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada2 Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada, Multi-scale analysis of spatial patterns of spruce budworm defoliation.
4:00 PM: Moore, Patrick*,1, Van Miegroet, Helga 1, Nicholas, Niki2, 1 Utah State University, Logan, UT2 Yosemite National Park, El Portal, CA, Current biomass and stand dynamics of a southern Appalachian spruce-fir forest.
4:20 PM: McCloskey, Shane*,1, Daniels, Lori1, 1 Dept. of Geography, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Western hemlock looper populations and the impacts of defoliation on coastal BC forests.
4:40 PM: Smith, Annemarie*,1, Herms, Daniel2, Long, Robert3, 1 Environmental Science Graduate Program, Columbus, OH2 Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Wooster, OH3 USDA Forest Service, Delaware, OH, Does community structure influence forest susceptibility and response to Emerald Ash Borer?
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