COS 80 - Fire

Wednesday, August 10, 2011: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
13, Austin Convention Center
1:30 PM
Drivers of Burn Severity Patterns in the Northern Cascade Range, Washington, USA
C. Alina Cansler, University of Washington; Donald McKenzie, US Forest Service
1:50 PM
CANCELLED - Top-down and bottom-up control of fire regimes in montane grasslands of the Valles Caldera, New Mexico, USA
Jacqueline J. Dewar, University of Arizona; Donald A. Falk, University of Arizona; Craig D. Allen, Fort Collins Science Center, Jemez Mountains Field Station; Robert R. Parmenter, Valles Caldera Trust; Thomas W. Swetnam, University of Arizona; Christopher H. Baisan, University of Arizona
2:10 PM
Interannual- to millennial-scale interactions among climate, vegetation, and fire in tundra ecosystems of Alaska, USA
Philip E. Higuera, University of Idaho; Melissa Chipman, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Jennifer Barnes, National Park Service; Paul Duffy, Neptune and Company, Inc.; Feng Sheng Hu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2:30 PM
Frequent fire or mowing inhibits resprouting vigor in dominant shrubs of Florida scrub
Eric S. Menges, Archbold Biological Station; Jose Olano, Universidad de Valladolid; Kevin Main, Archbold Biological Station
2:50 PM
Fire results in increased physiological vigor for surviving Joshua trees (Yucca brevifolia) and creosote bushes (Larrea tridentata) in the Mojave Desert
Kevin J. Horn, Brigham Young Univiersity; Joseph Wilkinson, Brigham Young Univiersity - Provo; R. Stephen White, Brigham Young Univiersity - Provo; Samuel B. St. Clair, Brigham Young University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Fuel composition influences fire temperature, residence time, and understory hardwood survival in pine savannas
Darin P. Ellair, Louisiana State University; William J. Platt, Louisiana State University
3:40 PM
Leaf traits and litter flammability: Understanding multi-species mixtures
Rita Margarida Quinones-Magalhaes, Texas Tech University; Dylan Schwilk, Texas Tech University
4:00 PM
Stand age and tree density effects on carbon accumulation patterns in post-fire Cajander larch (Larix cajanderi) forests of Far Northeastern Siberia
Heather D. Alexander, University of Texas at Brownsville; Michelle C. Mack, University of Florida; Scott Goetz, Woods Hole Research Center; Michael M. Loranty, Colgate University; Pieter S. A. Beck, Woods Hole Research Center; Kamala Earl, University of Florida
4:20 PM
The effect of fire on resource discovery in Mediterranean ant communities
Jessica M.C. Pearce-Duvet, Estación Biológica de Doñana - CSIC; Xavier Arnan, Centre de Recerca Ecològica i Aplicacions Forestals (CREAF); Anselm Rodrigo, Centre de Recerca Ecològica i Aplicacions Forestals (CREAF); Raphaël Boulay, Estación Biológica de Doñana - CSIC; Xim Cerdá, Estación Biológica de Doñana - CSIC
4:40 PM
Vegetation changes in infertile grasslands occur only after decades of fire frequency differences
Johannes (Jean) M. H. Knops, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Wenjin Li, Lanzhou University; Xiaoan Zuo, Northwest Institute of Eco-Environment and Resources, Chinese Academy of Sciences
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