COS 49 - Riparian And Floodplain Habitats

Tuesday, August 7, 2012: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
C123, Oregon Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Hydrological drivers of dryland riparian woodlands
Caitlin M. S. Douglas, King's College London & Zoological Society of London; Guy Cowlishaw, Zoological Society of London; Mark Mulligan, King's College London
8:20 AM
 Flood effects on native and exotic woody riparian seedlings
Li Kui, SUNY-ESF; John C. Stella, State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry; Krysia Skorko, University of New Hampshire; Anne Lightbody, University of New Hampshire; Andrew Wilcox, University of Montana; Sharon Bywater-reyes, University of Montana
8:40 AM
 Low elevation old channel features of the Willamette River floodplain support high subsurface denitrification rates
Kenneth J. Forshay, United States Environmental Protection Agency; Barton R. Faulkner, United States Environmental Protection Agency; J. Renée Brooks, US EPA; Ashley McElmurry, United States Environmental Protection Agency; Paul Mayer, USEPA, National Health and Environmental Research Laboratory, Corvallis OR; Steve P. Cline, United States Environmental Protection Agency
9:20 AM
 Carbon storage along headwater stream segments with differing valley geometry in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
Kathleen A. Dwire, Rocky Mountain Research Station; Ellen E. Wohl, Colorado State University; Nicholas A. Sutfin, Colorado State University; Roberto A. Bazan, Rocky Mountain Research Station; Lina Polvi-Pilgrim, Colorado State University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Modeling the effects of anadromous fish nitrogen on the carbon balance of riparian forests in central Idaho, USA
Andrea Noble-Stuen, University of Idaho; Kathleen L. Kavanagh, University of Idaho; Tadd A. Wheeler, University of Idaho
10:10 AM
 Impact of varying nitrate concentrations on germination of a suite of semi-arid region riparian plant species
Jere A. Boudell, Clayton State University; Juliet Stromberg, Arizona State University
10:30 AM
 Understanding reduced plant diversity below dams on the Elwha River, Washington
Rebecca L. Brown, Eastern Washington University; Aaron J. Clausen, Eastern Washington University; Patrick Shafroth, US Geological Survey
10:50 AM
 Seasonal and inter-annual variation in river flow as drivers of shallow groundwater fluctuation and riparian vegetation change on the impounded Dolores River, southwest Colorado
Cynthia E. Dott, Fort Lewis College; Gary L. Gianniny, Fort Lewis College; Stephen J. Pike, Fort Lewis College; Melissa Clutter, Chesapeake Energy
11:10 AM
 How tightly coupled are seed dispersal and flood timing? Case study from the semi-arid Verde River, Arizona, USA
Juliet C. Stromberg, Arizona State University; Jacqueline M. Betsch, Arizona State University; Andrea F. Hazelton, Arizona State University; David M. Merritt, US Forest Service Watershed, Fish, and Wildlife