Tuesday, August 5, 2008: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
104 C, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 21 - Ecosystem Management and Assessment
8:00 AMValuing the Arc: Mapping ecosystem services in a Tanzanian center of endemism
Taylor Ricketts, World Wildlife Fund, Andrew Balmford, University of Cambridge, Neil Burgess, World Wildlife Fund, Guillermo Mendoza, Stanford University, Pantaleo Munishi, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Shadrack Mwakalila, WWF-Tanzania Program Office, Erik Nelson, Stanford University, Nasser Olwero, World Wildlife Fund, Mathieu Rouget, University of Cambridge, Heather Tallis, Stanford University, Sue White, Cranfield University
8:20 AMEcological restoration planning for large sites: Assessment and planning for the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge
Dan J. Salas, JFNew and Associates
8:40 AMSphagnum moss harvesting in southern Chile: Capacity building for peatland management and conservation
M. Francisca Diaz, Center for Advanced Studies in Ecology and Biodiversity and Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity, Carolina Tapia, Instituto de Ecología y Biodiversidad (IEB) & Fundacion Senda Darwin, Juan J. Armesto, Center for Advanced Studies in Ecology and Biodiversity and Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity
9:00 AMTesting the robustness of management decisions to uncertainty: Everglades restoration scenarios
Michael McNair Fuller, University of Toronto, Louis Gross, University of Tennessee, Scott M. Duke-Sylvester, Emory University, Mark Palmer, The Institute for Environmental Modeling
9:20 AMDoes landscape position determine the optimal spatial scale defining the effects of land use on lake nutrients?
Patricia A. Soranno, Michigan State University, K. Spence Cheruvelil, Michigan State University, K.E. Webster, University of Maine, M.T. Bremigan, Michigan State University, T. Wagner, Michigan State University
9:40 AMBreak
9:50 AMField evidence that ecosystem service projects support biodiversity and diversify options
Rebecca L. Goldman, Stanford University, Heather Tallis, Stanford University, Peter Kareiva, The Nature Conservancy, Gretchen C. Daily, Stanford University
10:10 AMThe history and fate of ecosystem services in a human-dominated landscape: A case study from Lake Wingra, Wisconsin
Amy M. Kamarainen, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Stephen R. Carpenter, University of Wisconsin - Madison
10:30 AMEstimation of relationship between hydrologic change, seawater intrusion, and crop production by using an integrated approach
Tadanobu Nakayama, National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)
10:50 AMEcosystem services: The disproportionate value of individual species in biological cold-spots
Dov F. Sax, Brown University, Osvaldo E. Sala, Brown University, Pedro Flombaum, Brown University, Laureano Gherardi, University of Buenos Aires
11:10 AMAssessment of avian communities for conservation potential in central sands Wisconsin agroecosystems
M. Virginia Knight, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Nancy E. Mathews, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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