Thursday, August 7, 2008: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
101 A , Midwest Airlines Center
COS 104 - Riparian and Floodplain Habitats
1:30 PMHydrologic complexity drives organism growth in floodplain river ecosystems
Andrew L. Rypel, The University of Alabama, Wendell R. Haag, USDA Forest Service, Stream Hydrology Lab, Robert H. Findlay, The University of Alabama
1:50 PMThe impact of forest disturbance on Taxodium distichum forests, between 1964 and 1995, on the Lower Mississippi River Alluvial Plain, USA
James F. Rosson Jr., USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station, Anita K. Rose, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station
2:10 PMStand structures in floodplain and upland forests in northeastern Illinois
Xiaoyong Chen, Governors State University, Mary Carrington, Governors State University, Jon Mendelson, Governors State University
2:30 PMFluvial sediment influences on floodplain soil biogeochemistry
J. Scott Bechtold, University of Washington, Robert J. Naiman, University of Washington
2:50 PMEffects of riparian forest harvesting on the aquatic ecosystem in northern Minnesota streams
Christopher J. Chizinski, University of Minnesota, Dickson Atuke, University of Minnesota, Eric C. Merten, University of Minnesota, Nat A. Hemstad, University of Minnesota, Bruce Vondracek, University of Minnesota, Ray M. Newman, University of Minnesota, Charlie R. Blinn, University of Minnesota
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMA conceptual model of forest succession and diversity in eastern riparian zones
Thomas P. Diggins, Youngstown State University, Erin K Pfeil, Youngstown State University
3:40 PMThe ebb and flood of tidal freshwater rivers affect watershed denitrification: A missing link in river basin nitrogen budgets
Scott H. Ensign, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Michael F. Piehler, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Martin W. Doyle, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
4:00 PMUntangling the effects of the vegetative and built landscape on breeding riparian bird communities in Cincinnati, OH, USA: Land cover, scale, and woody vegetation
Derric Pennington, University of Minnesota, Mary L. Cadenasso, UC Davis, Rob Blair, University of Minnesota
4:20 PMLinking trace gas emissions and hydrologic variability in coastal plain wetlands under contrasting land uses
Jennifer L. Morse, Duke University, Marcelo Ardon, Duke University, Emily S. Bernhardt, Duke University
4:40 PMArthropod community heritability, repeatability, and stability of a foundation tree species
Art R. Keith, Northern Arizona University, Joseph K. Bailey, University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Thomas G. Whitham, Northern Arizona University

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