Poster Session 11: Disturbance Ecology
Tuesday, August 9, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, Exhibit Hall 220 A-E, Level 2, Palais des congrès de Montréal
Poster # 107. Lu, Aifeng*,1, 2, Tian, Hanqin2, Liu, Mingliang2, Liu, Jiyuan1, Melillo, Jerry3, 1 Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China2 School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA3 The Ecosystem Center, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, USA, Annual release of carbon from forest fire in China during 1950-2000: Integrating remotely sensed data, forest fire inventory and models.
Poster # 108. Charron, Isabelle*,1, 2, Johnson, Edward1, 1 Department of Biological Sciences, Calgary, AB, Canada2 Department of Geography, Montreal, QC, Canada, Predicting riparian tree establishment of headwater mountain gravel-bed streams using fire and fluvial processes.
Poster # 109. Billings, Sharon*,1, 2, Brewer, Courtney3, Foster, B1, 1 Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Lawrence, KS2 Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS3 Norfolk State University, Norfolk, KS, Incorporation of plant residues into soil organic matter as impacted by grassland management practices in the North American Midwest.
Poster # 110. Gagnon, Paul*,1, Platt, William1, 1 Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA, Razing cane: The effect of fire on a native North American bamboo.
Poster # 111. Graham, John*,1, McCarthy, Brian1, 1 Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA, Fine-fuel dynamics three-years following fire and thinning in Ohio mixed-oak forests.
Poster # 112. Guadalupe, Galindez*,1, Fernando, Biganzoli1, Cristian, Pereyra1, Ana, Scopel, 1 IFEVA-CONICET. Facultad de Agronomía. Universidad de Buenos Aires. Av. San Martín 4453., Capital Federal, Argentina, Shrub encroachment in a temperate savanna (Argentina). Responses to fire and herbivory in two dominant Asteraceae species.
Poster # 113. Harper, Karen*,1, Leduc, Alain2, Lesieur, Daniel2, Bergeron, Yves2, 3, 1 Laval University, Quebec, Quebec, Canada2 University of Quebec at Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada3 University of Quebec in Abitibi-Teminiscamingue, Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, Canada, Formation of fire edges: effects of landscape structure on edge location and configuration.
Poster # 114. Hinchey Machado, Angela 1, Fox, Gordon 1, 1 University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA, Abiotic spatial relationships which influence population distribution of (Pinus palustris).
Poster # 115. Johnstone, Jill*,1, 2, 3, Chapin, F. Stuart3, Kasischke, Erik3, 4, 1 Department of Geography, Ottawa, ON, Canada2 Arts and Science Division, Whitehorse, YT, Canada3 Institute of Arctic Biology, Fairbanks, AK, USA4 Department of Geography, Baltimore, MD, USA, Do results from small scale experiments help in understanding landscape patterns of boreal tree recruitment within a natural wildfire?
Poster # 116. Kemball, Kevin*,1, Wang, Geoff2, 3, Westwood, Richard3, 1 University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada2 Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina3 University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Are mineral soils exposed by wildfires better seedbeds for conifer regeneration?
Poster # 117. Kneeshaw, Daniel*,1, Bouchard, Mathieu1, Lauzon, Eve1, De Romer, André1, Reyes, Gerardo 1, Grenier, Dan1, 1 Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Forest dynamics in boreal mixedwoods following multiple disturbance events.
Poster # 118. Le Roux, Xavier*,1, Wertz, Sophie1, Poly, Franck1, Prosser, James2, Freitag, Thomas2, Degrange, Valérie1, 1 Microbial Ecology Laboratory, Villeurbanne, France2 Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Aberdeen, Scotland, Role of the diversity of soil microbial communities in their resistance and resilience following disturbances.
Poster # 119. LeDuc, Stephen*,1, Rothstein, David 1, 1 Michigan State University, E. Lansing, MI, Soil carbon and nitrogen dynamics following disturbance in Michigan jack pine forests: a comparison of wildfire and clearcut harvesting.
Poster # 120. Lezberg, Ann1, 3, Battaglia, Michael2, Shepperd, Wayne3, 1 Management and Engineering Technologies, International, Inc., El Paso, TX3 USDA Forest Service, Fort Collins, CO2 Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, Soil scarification and burn severity affect soil N and vegetation in a ponderosa pine ecosystem.
Poster # 121. Narog, Marcia*,1, Sclafani, Christie1, Beyers, Jan1, 1 USDA Forest Servive, Riverside, CA, USA, Lost Lake vegetation recovery after the Blue Cut fire.
Poster # 122. Outcalt, Kenneth*,1, Wade, Dale1, 1 USDA Forest Service, Athens, Georgia, Response of a mixed longleaf (Pinus palustris) and loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) community to long-term dormant season prescribed burning.
Poster # 123. Robinson, W. Douglas*,1, Rompré, Ghislain2, 1 Oregon State University, Corvallis2 University of Laval, Quebec, Bird abundance and nesting success in experimentally manipulated long leaf pine understories.
Poster # 124. Schelling, Lisa*,1, McCarthy, Brian1, 1 Ohio University, Athens, OH, Effects of disturbance regime on the soil seed bank of mixed oak forest in southeastern Ohio.
Poster # 125. Schnurr, Jaclyn*,1, Collins, Beverly2, 1 Wells College, Aurora, NY, USA2 Savannah River Ecology Lab, Aiken, SC, USA, Herbaceous plant community responses to fire in longleaf pine forests.
Poster # 126. Silva Matos, Dalva*,1, Abrão Neri, Ana Carolina2, 1 Universidade Federal de São Carlos., São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil2 Universidade Federal de São Carlos., São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil, Consequences of agriculture expansion on riparian forests and water amount in the Southeastern of Brazil.
Poster # 127. Onaindia, Miren1, Peña, Lorena1, Rodriguez, Gloria1, San Sebastian, Mikel1, Amezaga, Ibone1, 1 Dpt. Plant Biology and Ecology., Bilbao., Bizkaia, Spain, Effects of management on beech woodland structure in Northern Spain.
Poster # 128. Torres, Ivan1, Perez, Beatriz1, Moreno, Jose1, 1 Universidad de Castilla - La Mancha, Toledo, Toledo, Spain, Spatio-temporal dynamics of post-fire plant species richness at different scales in a Mediterranean environment.
Poster # 129. White, Mark *,1, 2, Host, George2, Manolis, James3, 1 The Nature Conservancy, Northeast Minnesota Office, Duluth, MN2 Natural Resources Research Institute, University of MInnesota-Duluth, Duluth, MN3 Minnesota Department of Natual Resources, St. Paul, MN, Changes in forest disturbance frequency, age structure, and composition from the 1930s to the 1990s in northern Minnesota.
Poster # 130. Butler, Sarah*,1, White, Alan 1, Elliott, Katherine2, 1 University of Maine, Orono, ME, USA2 Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory, Otto, NC, USA, Disturbance history of an oak-dominated forest in the southern Appalachian Mountains.
Poster # 131. Sutton, Alanna*,1, 2, Tardif, Jacques1, 1 Centre for Forest Interdisciplinary Research (C-FIR), University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada2 University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Tree-ring reconstruction of forest tent caterpillar outbreaks in the Duck Mountain Provincial Forest, Manitoba.
Poster # 132. Miki, Takeshi*,1, Kobayashi, Yutaka1, Nakamura, Masahiro2, 1 Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto University, Otsu, Shiga, Japan2 Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, Evolution of branch propagation under heavily disturbed environments.
Poster # 133. Aubrey, Douglas*,1, Coleman, Mark1, Coyle, David2, 1 USDA Forest Service, New Ellenton, SC, USA2 University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA, Fertilization Increases the risk of loblolly pine to ice storm damage.
Poster # 134. Pasquini, Sarah *,1, Vourlitis, George1, 1 Biological Sciences Department, San Marcos, CA, USA, Effects of nitrogen deposition on coastal sage scrub and chaparral growth responses in southern California.
Poster # 135. Xi, Weimin*,1, Peet, Robert1, DeCoster, James 2, Urban, Dean 3, 1 Department of Biology, Chapel Hill, NC 29599-3280, USA2 U.S. National Park Service, Midwest Regional Office, Omaha, NE 68102, USA3 Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Durham, NC 27708, USA, A comparison of mortality risk factors associated with large, infrequent wind disturbances of Carolina Piedmont forests.
Poster # 136. Silva Sepulveda, Jose*,1, Gamon, John1, Cheng, Yufu 1, Lima, Evelyn1, 1 California State University, Los Angeles, CA, USA, Effect of wildfire on chaparral light-use efficiency detected by optical pigment assays.
Poster # 137. Velázquez, Eduardo*,1, de la Cruz, Marcelino*,2, Gómez-Sal, A1, 1 Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, SPAIN2 Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, SPAIN, Spatial patterns of pioneer plant communities in a large dry tropic landslide.
Poster # 138. Guadalupe, Galíndez*,1, Fernando, Biganzoli1, Cristian, Pereyra1, Ana , Scopel1, 1 IFEVA-CONICET. Facultad de Agronomía. Universidad de Buenos Aires. Av. San Martín 4453., Capital Federal, Argentina, Shrub encroachment in a temperate savanna (Argentina): Responses to fire and herbivory in two dominant Asteraceae species.
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