COS 32 Wetlands

Tuesday, August 4, 2009: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Taos, Albuquerque Convention Center
Presider:
Laura Altfeld
8:00 AM
1
Dynamic patterns of linkage between marshes and alligator ponds: Disturbance regime and refuge use by fishes in the Florida Everglades
Joseph J. Parkos III, Florida International University; Joel C. Trexler, Florida International University
8:20 AM
2
Turning over a new leaf: The effect of tree litter on forested pond and wetland communities
Aaron B. Stoler, University of Pittsburgh; Rick A. Relyea, University of Pittsburgh
8:40 AM
3
Bacterial and fungal colonization of organic matter in a freshwater wetland: Monitoring community succession and diversity along a soil moisture gradient
Morgan A. Rawls, Virginia Commonwealth University; David J. Berrier, Virginia Commonwealth University; Shannon L. McCallister, Virginia Commonwealth University; Rima B. Franklin, Virginia Commonwealth University
9:00 AM
4
Effects of scale on the paradox of production in an oligotrophic wetland
Evelyn Gaiser, Florida International University; Jay Munyon, Florida International University
9:20 AM
5
A wetland vegetation inventory of two Adirondack watersheds
Mei-Yin Wu, State University of New York at Plattsburgh; Dennis Kalma, Independent Consultant
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
6
The use of diatom communities as indicators of water quality in four tropical, karstic wetland systems
Josette M. La Hée, Florida International University; Evelyn E. Gaiser, Florida International University
10:10 AM
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10:30 AM
8
Not a slow snail: Rapid rise of environmental awareness and ecological insights regarding invasive island applesnails (Pomacea insularum)
Romi Burks, Southwestern University; Jess Van Dyke, Florida Department of Environmental Protection (retired)
10:50 AM
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11:10 AM
10
Early biotic and abiotic assessment of soil amendment as a wetland restoration technique
Laura Altfeld, Wilson College; Jeannine Lessmann, Eckerd College; Alban Viaud, Eckerd College