Tuesday, August 5, 2008: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
104 D, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 22 - Ecosystem Stability and Resilience
8:00 AMNitrogen critical loads for epiphytic macrolichens in mixed-conifer forests of the Sierra Nevada, California
Mark E. Fenn, USDA Forest Service, Sarah Jovan, US Forest Service, Linda Geiser, USDA Forest Service
8:20 AMRethinking peace parks as socio-ecological systems: "Environmental peacemaking" and resilience
Keith G. Tidball, Cornell University, Marianne E Krasny, Cornell University
8:40 AMEstimating ecological resilience: The self-identity approach - CANCELLED
Fridolin S. Brand, Technische Universität München
9:00 AMHistoric range of variability of upland vegetation in Wyoming national forests
Carolyn B. Meyer, University of Wyoming, Dennis H. Knight, University of Wyoming, Gregory K. Dillon, University of Wyoming
9:20 AMClimate and human-mediated fire regimes of a humid coast redwood forest
Steve Norman, US Forest Service Southern Research Station
9:40 AMBreak
9:50 AMTemporal stability of ecosystem function on coral reefs: Roles of density-dependence, species interactions, and the portfolio effect
Loic Thibaut, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Sean R. Connolly, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University
10:10 AMA test of alternative stable states theory in producer communities of temporary wetlands
Sigrid D.P. Smith, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
10:30 AMCan intertidal eelgrass persist and spread by engineering its hydrodynamic environment?
Sylvia Yang, University of Washington, Elizabeth Wheat, University of Washington, Micah Horwith, University of Washington, Arwen Norman, University of Washington, Jennifer Ruesink, University of Washington
10:50 AMSpatial indicators of catastrophic regime shifts in ecological systems
Vishwesha Guttal, The Ohio State University, Ciriyam Jayaprakash, The Ohio State University

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