COS 187 - Fire Management

Friday, August 10, 2012: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
E144, Oregon Convention Center
8:20 AM
 Exogenously constrained dynamic percolation shows a phase transition in landscape controls of low-severity fire regimes
Maureen C. Kennedy, University of Washington; Donald McKenzie, US Forest Service
8:40 AM
 Fire interval effects on persistence of woody plants in Mediterranean shrublands of Western Australia
Joseph B. Fontaine, Murdoch University; Neal J. Enright, Murdoch University; Vanessa Westcott, University of Melbourne; Janneke Lade, University of Melbourne; Ben P. Miller, Botanical Parks and Garden Authority of Western Australia
9:00 AM
 Type and seasonal timing of damage influence numbers of resprouting stems and biomass of juvenile Quercus nigra (water oak)
Tracy L. Hmielowski, Louisiana State University; Kevin Robertson, Tall Timber Research Station; William J. Platt, Louisiana State University
9:20 AM
 Pre-fire fuel treatments impact fuel loadings 9 years after a large wildfire
Camille S. Stevens-Rumann, University of Idaho; Kristen L. Shive, Northern Arizona University; Peter Z. Fulé, Northern Arizona University; Carolyn Hull Sieg, USDA FS
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Influence of Armillaria root disease on potential fire behavior in an eastern Washington ponderosa pine forest
Nathan G. Johnson, University of Washington; Robert Edmonds, University of Washington
10:30 AM
 Optimal fire histories for conserving biodiversity
Luke T. Kelly, The University of Melbourne; Andrew F. Bennett, Deakin University; Michael F. Clarke, La Trobe University; Michael A. McCarthy, The University of Melbourne
10:50 AM
 Evaluating fuel treatment efficacy on Arizona’s largest wildfire
Morris C. Johnson, Pacific Northwest Research Station; Maureen C. Kennedy, University of Washington; David Peterson, U.S. Forest Service
11:10 AM
 Fire effects on the resprouting and total nonstructural carbohydrates of the highly invasive oriental bittersweet
Noel B. Pavlovic, U.S. Geological Survey; Stacey A. Leicht-Young, U.S. Geological Survey; Ralph Grundel, U.S. Geological Survey