Thursday, August 6, 2009: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Taos, Albuquerque Convention Center
COS 83 - Aquatic Ecology: Streams and Rivers
8:00 AMSummer warming and the activation of an ephemeral wetland ecosystem in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica
Uffe N. Nielsen, Colorado State University, Diane M. McKnight, University of Colorado, Diana H. Wall, Colorado State University, Byron J. Adams, Brigham Young University, Ross A. Virginia, Dartmouth College
8:20 AMEvidence for ecosystem-level stress: Stream acidification impairs ecosystem respiration while altering nitrogen dynamics
Damon T. Ely, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, H. Maurice Valett, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
8:40 AMProtist assemblage structure: The effect of habitat and landuse parameters in agriculturally-influenced headwater streams
Deborah K. Hersha, The Ohio State University, Lance R. Williams, The University of Texas at Tyler, Virginie Bouchard, Ohio State University
9:00 AMInfluence of sediment clogging on the microbial community structure and functions of the river hyporheic zone
Geraldine Nogaro, Wright State University, Thibault Datry, CEMAGREF, Florian Mermillod-Blondin, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Stephane Descloux, EDF, Bernard Montuelle, CEMAGREF
9:20 AMCommunity level impacts of low flow disturbance in streams
Annika W. Walters, Yale University, David M. Post, Yale University
9:40 AMBreak
9:50 AMSpatial trends in large woody debris (LWD) storage and transport on the Lower Roanoke River, North Carolina
Edward R. Schenk, US Geological Survey, Cliff R Hupp, US Geological Survey, Bertrand Moulin, BEMGEO
10:10 AMRiver engineers: Evidence that spawning fish can alter small-scale stream hydrology
Tracy Bowerman, Utah State University, Phaedra Budy, Utah State University
10:30 AMBrook trout growth: Context specific influence of water temperature in the field
Cailin Xu, The Nature Conservancy, Connecticut River Program, Benjamin H. Letcher, US Geological Survey, Conte Fish Research Centre, Keith H. Nislow, USDA Forest Service
10:50 AMRegional coherence of smolt body size for Coho salmon at the southern end of their range: Causes, consequences, and exceptions
Jason L. Hwan, University of California, Eric Ettlinger, Marin Municipal Water District, Brannon Ketcham, National Park Service, Michael Reichmuth, National Park Service, Stephanie M. Carlson, University of California
11:10 AMCaught in the crossfire: Phytoplankton response to nutrient management and anadromous fish restoration
Scott H. Ensign, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Michael Piehler, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Dina M. Leech, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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