COS 56 Environmental Impact and Risk Assessment

Wednesday, August 5, 2009: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Santa Ana, Albuquerque Convention Center
Collin Ahrens
8:00 AM
Defining spatial boundaries for ecological risk assessments
Randall T. Ryti, Neptune and Company, Inc.; James T. Markwiese, Neptune and Company, Inc.
8:20 AM
Assessment of chemical inhalation risks to burrowing mammals
James T. Markwiese, Neptune and Company, Inc.; Randall T. Ryti, Neptune and Company, Inc.; Brett Tiller, Environmental Assessment Services
8:40 AM
Impacts of ionic silver and nanosilver on denitrifying bacteria community function
Si-Yi Wang, Duke University; Benjamin P. Colman, University of California, Santa Barbara; Emily S. Bernhardt, Duke University
9:00 AM
Characterizing bentgrass distribution with spatial and biological data to support ecological risk assessment in Connecticut
Collin Ahrens, University of Connecticut; Jinwon Chung, University of Connecticut; Thomas Meyer, University of Connecticut; Carol Auer, University of Connecticut
9:20 AM
Seasonal variation in estuarine habitat as a component of spatially explicit models to assess contaminant effects on fish populations
Jill Awkerman, U. S. Environmental Protection Agency; Becky Hemmer, U. S. Environmental Protection Agency; Susan Harrell Yee, U. S. Environmental Protection Agency; Sandy Raimondo, U. S. Environmental Protection Agency
9:40 AM
10:10 AM
Tracking changes in lichen communities in southern California in relation to air quality and nitrogen deposition over thirty years
Jennifer A. Riddell, Arizona State University; Pamela Padgett, USDA Forest Service; Thomas H. Nash III, Arizona State University; Sarah Jovan, US Forest Service
10:30 AM
Analysis of spatial patterns and factors influencing wildlife roadkills in Korea
Changwan Seo, University of Seoul; Chong Hwa Park, The Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Seoul National University; Hyuksoo Kwon, Seoul National University; Taeyoung Choi, National Institute of Environmental Research
10:50 AM
Potential for Private Ranches to Provide Water-related Ecosystem Services in the Northern Everglades
Patrick Bohlen, MacArthur Agro-ecology Research Center; Sanjay Shukla, University of Florida; Alphonce Guzha, University of Florida