Wednesday, August 9, 5:00-6:30 pm
Poster Session 18 - Forest ecology and management
Exhibit Hall, Ballroom Level, Cook Convention Center
Poster # 95. White, Kathleen*,1, Braker, Elizabeth1, Clark, David2, Oberbauer, Steven3, Hoffman, Daniel1, 1 Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA2 University of Missouri, St. Louis, St. Louis, MO3 Florida International University, Miami, FL, Large-scale measurement of herbivory in a tropical wet forest.
Poster # 96. Oberbauer, Steven*,1, Brinez, Carolina 1, Husby, Chad1, 1 Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA, Edaphic, topographic, seasonal, and interannual variation in rain forest canopy cover in the Atlantic lowlands of Costa Rica.
Poster # 97. Sendall, Kerrie*,1, Vourlitis, George1, 1 California State University San Marcos, San Marcos, CA, Seasonal variation in rates of photosynthesis of a transtional tropical forest of Mato Grosso, Brazil.
Poster # 98. Mascaro, Joseph*,1, Schnitzer, Stefan1, Carson, Walter2, 1 University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI2 University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PN, The impacts of liana removal on aboveground biomass recovery in treefall gaps in a tropical moist forest.
Poster # 99. Cusack, Daniela*,1, Silver, Whendee1, McDowell, William2, 1 University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA2 University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, USA, Spatial variation and effects of nitrogen deposition on biological nitrogen fixation in two tropical forest types.
Poster # 100. Cardelus, Catherine1, Mack, Michelle1, Treseder, Kathleen2, 1 University of Florida, Gainesville, FL2 University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, Nutrient availability and status of organic and mineral soils at a lowland rainforest site, Costa Rica.
Poster # 101. Irving, Jennifer*,1, Lawrence, Deborah1, 1 University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, Soil organic matter and nitrogen decrease in previously cultivated sites in tropical dry forest of the Yucatan.
Poster # 102. Kellner, James*,1, Hubbell, Stephen1, 1 Department of Plant Biology, Athens, GA, USA, Landscape-scale distribution and abundance of adult Tabebuia guayacan from high-spatial-resolution satellite remote sensing.
Poster # 103. Thompson, Lynne1, General, David1, 1 University of Arkansas, Monticello, AR, Effects of harvesting treatments on ant assemblages in a Mississippi River bottomland hardwood forest in west-central Mississippi.
Poster # 104. Pedersen, Brian*,1, Hanifin, Robert1, 1 Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, USA, Determining forest canopy structure with a laser rangefinder: split beams and measurement accuracy.
Poster # 105. Fulton, Mark*,1, Harcombe, Paul2, 1 Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN2 Rice University, Houston, TX, Mortality responses of trees to growth and size for two sites in southeast Texas.
Poster # 106. Ogle, Kiona*,1, 2, Pacala, Stephen1, Barber, Jarrett2, Lichstein, Jeremy1, Purves, Drew1, 1 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ2 University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, Species-specific traits controlling forest dynamics revealed by Bayesian melding of diverse data sources and mechanistic tree growth models.
Poster # 107. DeLucia, Evan1, Drake, John*,1, Thomas, Richard2, Gonzalez-Meler, Miquel3, 1 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA2 West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA3 University of Illinois, Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA, Variation in forest carbon-use efficiency and its implications for carbon exchange between the atmosphere and the terrestrial biosphere.
Poster # 108. Yanai, Ruth1, Lilly, Paul2, Park, Byung Bae1, 1 State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY2 University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, Patterns of soil acidity and base saturation 14 to 40 years following liming in northern hardwood sites in New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, and New Hampshire.
Poster # 109. McCarthy, Dawn*,1, Brown, Kim 1, Ballard, Harvey1, 1 Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA, Forest management and soil respiration in upland oak-hickory forests of southeastern Ohio.
Poster # 110. Duerr, Emily*,1, Wang, Geoff1, Walker, Joan2, 1 Clemson University, Clemson, SC2 USDA Forest Service, Clemson, SC, Plant community response within the upland pine-bottomland hardwood ecotone in the coastal plain of South Carolina.
Poster # 111. Leggett, Zakiya*,1, Kumar, Venkatesh1, Campbell, Robert1, Duzan, Howard1, 1 Weyerhaeuser Company, New Bern, NC, Nutrient cycling in a 27 yr old loblolly pine plantation after multiple fertilizations and/or brush control.
Poster # 113. Hancock, Jessica *,1, Giardina, Christian2, Bradley, Kate1, Li, Laigeng3, Chiang, Vincent3, Loya, Wendy4, Pregitzer, Kurt1, 1 School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, Houghton, MI2 USDA Forest Service, Houghton, MI3 Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, Raleigh, NC4 Earth System Science and Policy, Grand Forks, ND, Effects of altered lignin biosynthesis and soil type on properties of Populus tremuloides.
Poster # 114. Harlacher, Margaret*,1, Peterjohn, William1, 1 West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, Species specific N availability patterns: comparing results from a common-garden greenhouse study to field observations.
Poster # 115. Evans, Celia*,1, Lucas, Jennifer 1, Ayres, Matthew2, Twery, Mark3, 1 Paul Smith's College, Paul Smiths, NY2 Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH3 USDA Forest Service, Burlington, VT, Examining the relationships among density of beech saplings, forest structure and composition, and beech bark disease (BBD) in the Adirondacks: differences between managed and preserved forest stands.
Poster # 116. Lombardo, Jeffrey*,1, McCarthy, Brian1, 1 Ohio University, Athens, OH, Silvicultural treatment effects on oak seed production and acorn weevil occurrence in hardwood forests.
Poster # 117. Wait, D. Alexander*,1, Anderson, Wendy2, 1 Missouri State University, Springfield, MO2 Drury University, Springfield, MO, Do biennial prescribed fires in closed oak/hickory forests initiate savannah restoration.
Poster # 118. Liechty, Hal*,1, Gale, Margaret 2, Mroz, Glenn2, Jurgensen, Martin2, Reed, David2, 1 University of Arkansas at Monticello, Monticello, AR2 Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI, Microtopography, woody debris, and forest floor accumulation in selected old growth and managed stands in North America.
Poster # 119. Mullarkey, Alicia*,1, Smith, Japhia1, Anderson, Roger1, 1 Illinois State University, Normal, IL, United States, Compositional changes in central Illinois woodland.
Poster # 120. Kleier, Catherine*,1, 2, Carello, Christy1, Hoffa, Audrey1, 1 Department of Biology, Denver, CO, USA2 Department of Biology, Denver, CO, USA, Willow (Salix spp.) as a diversity driver in a subalpine forest.
Poster # 121. Khalil, Nellie1, Drewa, Paul*,1, 1 Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, Vegetation-environment relationships in fragmented temperate forests of northeastern Ohio.
Poster # 122. Reynolds, Barbara*,1, Brennan, Amanda1, Scarborough, Phaedra1, Kaminski, Cynthia1, Madson, Stephanie1, 1 University of North Carolina, Asheville, Asheville, NC, Effects of forest gap creation on soil microarthropods at Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory.
Poster # 123. Morris, Troy*,1, Pelkki, Matthew1, Liechty, Hal1, 1 University of Arkansas, Monticello, Monticello, AR, First-year assessment of upland hardwood rehabilitation treatments on a degraded oak stand in the Arkansas Ozarks.
Poster # 124. McKinley, Duncan*,1, Blair, John, Johnson, Loretta, Rice, Charles, 1 Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, Changes in C and N cycling with forest encroachment into mesic grassland.
Poster # 125. Berthrong, Sean*,1, Jackson, Robert1, 1 Duke University, Durham, NC, Pastures to plantations: afforestation, soil microbes, and biogeochemistry in temperate South America.
Poster # 126. Pope, Linda1, Sullivan, Joe1, 1 University of Maryland, College Park, MD, Response of sugar maple seedlings to two years exposure to UV-B radiation.
Poster # 127. Ren, Wei1, Tian, Hanqin2, Liu, Liuming, Zhang, Chi, Chen, Hua, Chappelka, Art, Chen, Guangsheng, Pan, Shufen, 1 School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences,Auburn University, Auburn, AL2 School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences,Auburn University, Auburn, AL, Regional O3 pollution effects on Forest NPP and ET in southeastern US.
Poster # 128. Boyce, Richard*,1, 1 Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY, Chlorophyll fluorescence response of Picea rubens and Abies balsamea to a watershed calcium fertilization experiment at Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, New Hampshire.
Poster # 129. Fatemi, Farrah1, Yanai, Ruth 1, Hamburg, Steven2, Arthur, Mary3, 1 State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY2 Brown University, Providence, RI3 University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, Nutrient contents and aboveground biomass in developing northern hardwood stands.
Poster # 130. Klos, Ryan*,1, Wang, G1, Bauerle, William1, 1 Clemson University, Clemson, SC, Evaluation of 1998-2001 drought impacts on forest health in the southeastern US.
Poster # 131. Bauerle, William*,1, Klos, Ryan1, Wang, G.1, 1 Clemson University, Clemson, SC, Modeling the impact of drought on growth and mortality in southeastern forests.
Poster # 132. Bowden, Joseph*,1, Ford, Chelcy2, Bauerle, William1, Vose, James2, 1 Clemson University, Clemson, SC2 USDA Forest Service Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory, Otto, NC, Measurement and modeling of transpiration in Southern Appalachian forests: parameterization and performance of MAESTRA.
Poster # 133. Moore, David*,1, 4, Jeffrey, Pippen2, Lina, Taneva3, Gonzalez-Meler, Miquel3, Oren, R2, Kim, Hyun-Seok2, Therezien, Mathieu 2, DeLucia, Evan4, 1 National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, USA4 University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA2 Duke University, Durham, NC, USA3 Department of Biological Sciences, Chicago, IL, USA, The contribution of soil carbon dioxide to apparent respiration of loblolly pine stems.
Poster # 134. Lopez, Ryan*,1, Kern, Ruth1, 1 California State University, Fresno, Fresno, CA, Soil moisture patterns in Sierra Nevada mixed conifer forest.
Poster # 135. Hesch, Lindsey*,1, Rubino, Darrin 2, McCarthy, Brian3, 1 Miami University, Oxford, OH2 Hanover College, Hanover, IN3 Ohio University, Athens, OH, The effects of forest management techniques and microhabitat conditions on woody debris decomposition in a mixed-oak forest.
Poster # 136. Gartner, Tracy*,1, 2, Treseder, Kathleen2, Mack, Michelle3, 1 Carthage College, Kenosha, WI2 University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA3 University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, The role of fungi in movement of nitrogen within leaf litter mixtures.
Poster # 137. Jackson, Heather*,1, Baum, Kristen2, Cronin, James1, 1 Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA2 Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, Dispersal behavior of a saproxylic insect, Odontotaenius disjunctus, in a naturally patchy habitat.
Poster # 138. Bouldin, Jim*,1, 1 Dept of Plant Sciences, Davis, CA, USA, A method to assess accuracy of GLO bearing tree data in forest ecology studies.
Poster # 140. Gerschutz, Andrew*,1, 1 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, Elevation, distance, and decay of similarity in southern Appalachian forests.
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