Tuesday, August 7, 2007: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Blrm Salon I, San Jose Marriott
COS 47 - Ecology of created and restored wetlands
1:30 PMRestoration of peat formation process in raised bog Aukstumala
Romas Pakalnis, Institute of Botany, Jurate Sendzikaite, Institute of Botany, Dalia Aviziene, Institute of Botany
1:50 PMNatural colonization of native mangroves into exotic mangrove plantations in Leizhou Bay, South China
Hai Ren, South China Botanical Garden, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shuguang Jian, South China Botanical Garden, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hongfang Lu, South China Botanical Garden, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingeng Guo, South China Botanical Garden, the Chinese Academy of Sciences
2:10 PMComparing sediment organic carbon pools in constructed and natural mangrove forests and seagrass beds
Caitlin E. Hicks, University of Florida, Todd Z. Osborne, University of Florida, K. R. Reddy, University of Florida
2:30 PMPerformance trajectories: An alternative to reference wetlands for assessing forested wetland restoration success
Susan M. Carstenn, Hawaii Pacific University
2:50 PMEvaluating wetland restoration success using optimal foraging theory: A case study of an Illinois River backwater lake
Michael W. Eichholz, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Randolph V. Smith, Illinois Natural History Survey
3:10 PMNutrient-use efficiency and long-term storage of nitrogen in restored wetlands in the Everglades National Park
Angelique M. Keppler, University of Florida, K Ramesh Reddy, University of Florida
3:30 PMBreak
3:40 PMThe effects of sediment type, metal contamination, and salinity on the uptake and excretion of pollutant metals by Spartina alterniflora
Sarahfaye Mahon, Louisiana State University, Kevin R. Carman, Louisiana State University
4:00 PMThe depreciation of an ecosystem: A comparison of natural and created wetland quality
Katie Hossler, The Ohio State University, Virginie Bouchard, Ohio State University, M. Siobhan Fennessy, Kenyon College, Serita D. Frey, University of New Hampshire
4:20 PMAquatic macroinvertebrate communities of restored and natural wetlands in the Sacramento Valley
Mariah M. Garr, California State University, Chico, Michael P. Marchetti, Department of Biology
4:40 PMChallenges involved in restoring habitats for the wintering cranes in Saurashtra, India
Rajesh J. Lathigara, City of San Jose, Vinod C. Soni, Saurashtra University

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